Australia Day Award nominations open

Published on 04 October 2019

Australia Day Ward Winners 2019

Nominations are open for the 2020 Benalla Rural City Australia Day awards for Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Event of the Year and Community Group of the Year.

District achiever categories will also be awarded.

Mayor, Cr Scott Upston said the Australia Day Awards bring the community together to recognise the work and contribution of individuals, events and groups.

“I encourage everyone to consider the people, events and groups they know who have significantly contributed to improving and enriching the lives of others in our community,” said Cr Upston.

Nominations close Monday 2 December 2019. Forms are available from the Council's Customer Service Centre,the Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop Learning Centre or online.

Download the Australia Day Award Guidelines(PDF, 68KB) and Australia Day Award Nomination Form(PDF, 56KB) 

The awards will be presented on Australia Day, Sunday 26 January 2020 at the Benalla Performing Arts and Convention Centre (BPACC) at 11.30am.