Citizens of the Year nominations open

October 31, 2010

Gwydir Shire Council Special Events and Projects Committee are searching for the NSW Local Citizen of the Year for Australia Day 2011.

Do you know someone who has done countless volunteer hours for a service organisation, a local sporting or community group or an educational facility?
Do you know someone who has an outstanding achievement in their work or studies?

Gwydir Shire Council and the Australia Day Council of NSW invite you to nominate this individual for the 2011 NSW Local Citizen of the Year Awards.
The Awards are presented at official ceremonies throughout New South Wales on Australia Day, 26 January 2011.

“The Awards allow us to recognise the contributions that many individuals make to their local community each year,” said the Honourable Michael Egan Chairman of the Australia Day Council of NSW.

“We are proud to recognise these individuals whose contributions and achievements illustrate our Australian culture and what it means to be Australian”.

Nominations with appropriate supportive material will be accepted from organisations and individuals up until close of business (4 pm) at the Gwydir Shire Council, Bingara Office on Friday November 26.

Nomination forms and guidelines for nominations are available from Gwydir Shire Council – Bingara Office or please contact Gwydir Shire Council – Bingara Tourist Officer, Jenny Mead, Ph: 02 6724 0066