Coulton calls out to our local achievers

June 7, 2010

Individuals, organisations and business networks in our community have the chance to be recognised with the NSW/ACT Regional Achievement & Community Awards.

Gwydir Council Mayor, John Coulton said:
“The Awards having been running for many years in NSW and the ACT and we have seen many fine achievers recognised.  We want to see many more hardworking individuals and organisations in our community that are making an invaluable contribution, to nominate this year.    We (insert council) are proud of our locals and their achievements, and this is a great opportunity for them to get the recognition and to shine in the spotlight”.

Nominations are now open in the following categories:

  • The Land and Property Management Authority Community of the Year Award
  • The Land and Property Management Authority Crown Reserve Trust Award.
  • The Industry and Investment NSW Business Enterprise Award
  • The Industry and Investment NSW Events & Tourism Award
  • The Salvation Army Employment Plus Employment and Training Award
  • The Peabody Environment & Landcare Award

Win a share in a huge $30,000 Commonwealth Bank AwardSaver accounts or Television Air Time Prize Packages on Prime Television.   All category winners will also receive a magnificent hand crafted glass trophy.
“As an inspiring and innovative community, I am positive that we have many worthy contenders in our area.  If you would like to nominate an individual, business or community project; or be nominated yourself; nomination forms are available from all participating sponsors and from Gwydir Council”.

The NSW and ACT Regional Achievement & Community Awards are proudly presented by PRIME Television and the Commonwealth Bank and supported by The Land Newspaper and The Local Government Shires Association of NSW. For more information or nomination forms please contact the Awards Office on 1300 735 445 or visit the website at

Nominations close on August 13, 2010.