Recognise community achievers

Nominations are now open for the 2014 District Council of Mallala Australia Day Awards.

Each year DCM recognises the outstanding achievements of community members and organisations that motivate and inspire others through their vision, leadership, talent, humility and spirit of community service.

The awards are designed to acknowledge individuals or community groups who residents believe make the District Council of Mallala a great place to live and work.

“Being nominated for an Australia Day award is a great honour, and is a wonderful opportunity to pay tribute to someone who makes you proud to be an Australian,” said DCM community development officer, Lynette Seccafien.

Presented annually at the Australia Day breakfast, the awards are open to individuals and organisations who have made a noteworthy contribution to the community on a voluntary basis or have given an outstanding contribution exceeding their normal employment duties during the current year, and/or an outstanding service to a local community over a number of years.

The awards are open to all residents of the District Council of Mallala, however contributions made to the community from non-residents will also be considered.

Persons or groups previously nominated but who were unsuccessful may be re-nominated.

Award Categories are: Citizen of the Year; Young Citizen of the Year; Community Group of the Year; Community Event of the Year; Community Project of the Year

To nominate a person or community group obtain a nomination form from the District Council of Mallala offices in Two Wells or Mallala, attach any supporting documentation and return by 5pm Friday November 15, post to PO Box 18, Mallala SA 5502, fax to 8527 2242 or email

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