2021 Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony and Community Awards
2021 Community Award Winners
John Simpson is part of both the SES and CFA in the Wandong area.
He has served for more than two decades in the role and played a part in the search for young Will Callaghan at Mt Disappointment last year.
Adam Georgelin, a Richmond Tigers Wheelchair Footy Player, defied the odds and pushed his wheelchair the entire length of the Great Victorian Rail Trail.
His inspirational story connected with the community in a big way – and he wants to now use his platform as Champion to gain more interest in wheelchair footy from football clubs.
Hayley is a pillar of support for her peers.
As an informal mentor, Hayley is helping to change the lives of those who are around her.
* Hayley was not available for filming.
The Wallan Circle of Friendship was first established 40 years ago as a group to support people in Wallan.
Now, the group regularly fundraises for charity groups and supports its own members through hard times.
In 2020, the group stayed connected through a newsletter, delivered by the group’s own volunteers.
The Broadford Primary School Display was put on by the Broadford and District Historical Society on Australia Day in 2020.
The showpiece was a book created to document the rich history of the school in the community. It was a hit with people young and old.
This page was last updated on 29 January 2021.