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Australia Day

Australia Day Awards Committee

Australia Day is the opportunity to celebrate the wonderful people who make our shire what it is – a great community.

Despite the challenges we are currently facing with COVID-19, we are confident next year’s celebrations will be extra special.

It is important to start planning and we are calling for community members to join us in the digital world to start mapping what our 2021 Australia Day activities will look like.

Role of the Committee

Our Australia Day awards are an opportunity to publicly acknowledge those who have made an extraordinary contribution or is an outstanding achiever. Recipients of these awards are selected by the Australia Day Committee.

If you would like to be part of the committee for the next 2 years, our Governance Team would love to hear from you.

Your role will include selecting winners from the following categories:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year
  • Community Group of the Year
  • Access and Inclusion Champion.

How do I get involved?

In order to join the committee there are a couple of prerequisites you must meet. These are:

  • you need to be a current resident of the Mitchell Shire
  • you need to be available for online meetings to help decide nominees and winners.

To make the first step in becoming a committee member, please fill out the form below. You will need to give us a few words on why you would like to participate, where you live, and what you could bring to the committee in terms of knowledge, expertise and passion for our shire.

Completed nominations must be received no later than 31 August 2020. To complete your submission, fill out the web form below or download the nomination form and email to:

Or post to:

Reply Paid 70358
Mitchell Shire Council
113 High Street
Broadford, VIC 3658

This page was last updated on 21 August 2020.