2018 Australia Day Awards 2018 Australia Day Awards

Nominations are now closed for the region's annual Australia Day Awards for 2018

These awards provide the community with an opportunity to acknowledge and reward outstanding groups and individuals committed to improving the lifestyle experience in our region.  The award categories that have been chosen give our individual communities equal opportunity to nominate those who have made special contributions to their local community.


Award categories are as follows:

  • South Burnett Citizen of the Year

  • South Burnett Young Citizen of the Year

  • South Burnett Community Organisation of the Year

  • South Burnett Lifetime Achievement Award

  • South Burnett Volunteer of the Year

  • South Burnett Junior Cultural Award

  • South Burnett Senior Cultural Award

  • Local Achiever Award (Town & Rural)

  • South Burnett Junior Sportsperson

  • South Burnett Senior Sportsperson

  • South Burnett Sports Administrator/Coach/Official Award

    The official awards ceremony will be held on the eve of Australia Day, Thursday 25 January 2018 at the Murgon Town Hall.

 Nominations closed Friday 10 November 2017

Region Secures Australia Day Ambassador Region Secures Australia Day Ambassador

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Australia Day Events Across the Region Australia Day Events Across the Region

Each year Council helps to organise and fund various Australia Day events across the Region. From the traditional Aussie Breakfast through to the formal Australia Day Awards Ceremony, there are plenty of different events to attend and support in honour of our beautiful country. In the weeks prior to Australia Day you can find a full listing of community events on this website and advertised in the South Burnett Times. If your group hosts a community event & would like to be included in the advertisement, please contact the Mayor's Office.

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