Australia Day Awards

The Citizen of the Year Awards are proudly presented by the Australia Day Council of Tasmania and administered by local Councils.

The Awards recognise and reward individuals and organisations that have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year, and/or give an outstanding service over a number of years to the community, over and above normal employment duties. Outstanding contributions and community service includes areas such as: education, health, fund-raising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, the environment, or any other area that contributes to the advancement and well being of a community. All residents of the West Tamar Municipal Area are eligible and nominations of non-residents who have made an outstanding contribution to the community will also be considered. The selection panel for the awards comprises the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Councillors. The awards will be presented at council’s Australia Day Celebrations.

Nominations are accepted in the following categories:

Citizen of the Year 

To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen. 

Young Citizen and Young Sportsperson of the Year

To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen under 30 years of age on 26 January 2018. 

Community Event / Group of the Year

Group or person that has staged an outstanding community event/activity during 2017 or over a number of years.


  • Please read through the guidelines attached to the nomination form below. 

  • For more information or assistance with your nomination please contact Community Development Officer Kaitlin Roach on 6323 9200.


 WTC Aus Day AWARD Nomination 2018.pdf


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