Australia Day

2020 Rural City of Murray Bridge Australia Day Celebrations

Congratulations to our 2020 Rural City of Murray Bridge Australia Day Award winners, along with our 11 newest Australian Citizens who took the pledge at Sturt Reserve on Sunday 26 January 2020!

Visit Council's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/ruralcitymurraybridge/posts/2721071591292277 for photos of the event.

2020 Australia Day Awards winners

The Rural City of Murray Bridge Australia Day Awards proudly supported by:

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Nominations for the 2021 Australia Day Awards close 4.45pm Friday 20 November 2020.
Scroll down for an online Nomination Form.

2019 AUSTRALIA DAY AWARD RECIPIENTS:
Citizen of the Year -
dual recipients Heather Courtney & Trevor Purdie
Young Citizen of the Year
-Tegan Thomas
Community Event of the Year - Murray Bridge Agricultural & Horticultural Milestone 100th RCMB Australia Day Awards 2019 Image web large
Show Celebrations.    Commendation Award - Rockleigh Carols in the Bush
Community Initiative of the Year - Rockleigh Neighbour Muster
Sports Person of the Year - Mark Smyth
Young Sports Person of the Year - Molly Bretag
Volunteer of the Year - Des O'Sullivan

2018 AUSTRALIA DAY AWARD RECIPIENTS:
Citizen of the Year - Don Watts 
Young Citizen of the Year - Kai Martin
Commendation Award - Tamara Varu-Mark 
Community Event of the Year - Callington Show 
Community Initiative of the Year - Pamper Day For Young Carers 
Sports Person of the Year - Ivan Long 
Young Sports Person of the Year - Alex (Ally) Wilson 
Volunteer of the Year - Mariane Morgan

2021 Australia Day Awards Online Nomination Form

Or you can download a pdf form here. Nominations are to be a maximum of 100 words and must address all of the point of the category entered. Dot points are acceptable.

Citizen of the Year

1) Demonstrated leadership, innovation, creativity and community contribution

2) Shown commitment to promote civic pride & active citizenship

3) Received any previous awards or recognition - personal, academic & professional achievements

Young Citizen of the Year

1) Demonstrated leadership, innovation, creativity and community contribution

2) Shown commitment to promote civic pride & active citizenship

3) Received any previous awards or recognition - personal, academic & professional achievements

Sports Person of the Year

1) Demonstrated application & dedication to sport

2) Received any previous awards or recognition - Personal & Professional achievements

Young Sports Person of the Year

1) Demonstrated application & dedication to sport

2) Received any previous awards or recognition - Personal & Professional achievements

Volunteer of the Year

1) Demonstrated leadership, innovation, creativity and community contribution

2) Shown commitment to promote civic pride & active citizenship

3) Demonstrated a high level of volunteer involvement-past contributions recognised but recent highly regarded

Community Event of the Year

1) Demonstrated benefits to the community eg. Leadership, innovation, creativity and pride.

2) Provided accessibility to the event for as many community sectors as possible.

3) Identified a need within the community for the event.

Community Initiative of the Year

1) Demonstrated benefits to the community eg. Leadership, innovation, creativity and pride.

2) Provided accessibility to the initiative for as many community sectors as possible.

3) Identified a need within the community for the initiative.

Click here to fill out a Nomination Form online . 

Or you can download a pdf form here.