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Australia Day Awards

Australia Day Awards Ceremony

Be sure to keep an eye out on our Facebook Page as we'll be broadcasting a special message at 10am from our Australia Day Ambassador and recognising local heroes with the announcement of our Australia Day Award Winners on Tuesday 26 January 2021.

Recognising local unsung heroes

Our annual Australia Day awards provide the chance to acknowledge local residents, whether they have excelled academically, in the sporting arena or have performed a great service to the community. Community groups are also acknowledged for their contribution to the City of Campbelltown.

Award Categories

Citizen of the Year  Nominees aged 18 and over as at 31 December 2020. Citizen who has made a noteworthy contribution to Campbelltown City.
Young Citizen of the Year  Nominees aged 17 and under as at 31 December 2020. Young citizen who has made a noteworthy contribution to Campbelltown City.
Sportsperson of the Year (all ages) Person who has made an exceptional contribution or achievement in the sporting arena of Campbelltown City.
Community Group Initiative of the Year Local group or organisation which has contributed an outstanding service to the City of Campbelltown.
Disability Inclusive Community Volunteer Award The award recognises contributions of an individual or group towards building an inclusive community that improves the lives of people with disability in the Campbelltown LGA.
Environmental Citizen of the Year Award The award will recognise individuals and organisations championing litter reduction and/or environmental initiatives in their local community.

Eligibility

Individuals who are Australian citizens who live in the Campbelltown Local Government Area, and locally based community organisations are eligible to be nominated for a Campbelltown City Australia Day Award.

You are not eligible if you are:

  • A previous recipient of an Award in the same category
  • An elected representative e.g. MPs, Councillors
  • A recipient of Australian and Imperial Honours
  • A member of the Australia Day Awards Sub Committee.

Nominations have now closed

Nominations closed on 4 January 2021 and will now be reviewed by the selection committee with winners announced Australia Day, Tuesday 26 January 2021.

2020 Australia Day Award Winners

Award Winner
Citizen of the Year Emma Macfarlane (for nominees aged 18 and over)
Young Citizen of the Year Riley Tonna (for nominees aged 17 and under)
Sportsperson of the Year Kurtis Becker
Community Group Initiative of the Year Zonta Club of Macarthur
Disability Community Contribution of the Year Macarthur Hoarding Disorder Resource Network
Environmental Citizen of the Year Flora Vidamour
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