Nominations now open for 2018 Australia Day Awards

Each year Council 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.
Help us to award and recognise the individuals or community groups that you believe make the Adelaide Plains Council 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.
Awards are presented by the Mayor each year at the Australia Day breakfast. The Awards are open to individuals and organisations that 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 APC, however contributions made to the community from non residents will also be considered.
Persons or groups previously nominated but were unsuccessful may be renominated.
The 2018 Australia Day Awards are now open for nominations. The Australia Day Council Award Categories are:
Young Citizen of the Year
Presented to the most outstanding Young Citizen for the local government authority
Citizen of the Year
Presented to the most outstanding citizen for the local government authority
Community Event of the Year
Presented to the person or group who have staged the most outstanding community event during the year
In addition to the above awards, the APC presents two additional awards to reflect achievements in the community:
Community Group of the Year Award:
Presented to the group who have made a significant or beneficial contribution to the community during the year
Community Project of the Year Award:
For projects staged and/or completed between December 01 and November 30 in the previous year, be held entirely or predominantly in the Adelaide Plains Council area and be organised with the assistance of one or more community groups/
To nominate, complete the nomination form which is available at either Council Office or Library or alternatively the form can be downloaded from the Council website Please attach any supporting documentation and return by 5pm, Friday 17 November 2017 to:
Adelaide Plains Council..
PO Box 18
Mallala SA 5502
Nominations forms are also available on the Australia Day Council website, however these forms will not include the Community Group of the Year or Community Project of the Year categories www.australiadaysa.
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