FIRST LOOK: Central Highlands Australia Day award nominees
EACH year Central Highlands communities celebrate the achievement and contribution of eminent Australians through various awards for Australia Day.
Central Highlands Regional Council has compiled a full list of this years Australia Day Award Nominees for a range of categories including Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Cultural Award, Senior Sportsperson/Administrator of the Year, Junior Sportsperson of the Year and Community Event of the Year.
The awards will be presented during Australia Day celebrations across the region on January 26.
Nominees are encouraged to attend the award ceremony and celebrations in their town.
Citizen of the Year: Recognising those who have made a noteworthy contribution to our region.
Young Citizen of the Year: Recognising young people who have made a valuable contribution to our region.
Michael and Benjamin Ross
Cultural Award: Recognising those who have made a noteworthy contribution to the cultural life of the community or an outstanding achievement in a cultural activity.
Comet School of Arts
Blackwater Art Society
Julie Tasker – Agood Acrofit Emerald & Capella
Senior Sportsperson/ Administrator of the Year: Recognising those who have an outstanding record of achievement in their sport or have made a significant contribution to sport as a coach, official or administrator.
Glen and Sandra Knight
Junior Sportsperson of the Year: Recognising those who have an outstanding record of achievement in their sport or have made a significant contribution to sport as a coach, official or administrator.
Community Event of the Year: Recognising a community event held in the Central Highlands Regional Council area that has enhanced the profile or our community economically, culturally and socially.
Comet River Social Association Bare All Charity Ball
CH Mums Info and Support
Emerald State High School P & C Committee – 50th Jubilee Celebrations
Dingo Hogs N Dogs
Duaringa Charity Golf Day
Duaringa Derby Day Capella
Country Music Festival
Springsure Christmas tree & community carols night
Springsure Working Horse Association Inc Fundraiser weekend