Australia Day Awards


The National Australia Day Council together with the State and Territory Australia Day Councils and Committees administer Australia Day Awards on a state and national level.  

The Central Goldfields Shire Council administers awards on a local level on behalf of the National Australia Day Council.

Each year Council presents Australia Day Awards to individuals and groups within the Shire. 

The Central Goldfields Shire Australia Day Awards celebrate the achievements and contributions made by outstanding members and groups in our community that inspire us through their efforts and make us proud to live in the Central Goldfields Shire.

Awards are presented in the following three categories:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Community Award of the Year

The 2020 Central Goldfields Shire Council Australia Day Award nominations(PDF, 1MB) are open until 5pm on Wednesday 4 December, 2019 and will be presented at Council's Australia Day celebration at the Station Domain on Sunday 26 January, 2020.