Total fire ban in Cardinia Shire - Wednesday 22 January

The bush tracks in Emerald Lake Park and Nobelius Heritage Park are closed today due to the severe Fire Danger Rating. The rest of the parks remain open. For more information on Total Fire Ban restrictions visit the CFA website. >

Nominations closing soon: Cardinia Shire Australia Day Awards 2020

Published: 4 November 2019

Don’t miss out! Nominations for the Australia Day Awards 2019 close next Friday 15 November 2019.

This is your last chance to nominate individuals and community events that make an outstanding contribution to our local community.

The Cardinia Shire Australia Day Awards 2020 are an important way of recognising the local champions living in the Cardinia Shire community.

Award categories include:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Senior Citizen of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year

Australia Day Awards are presented by the Mayor at a special event on Australia Day (Sunday 26 January 2020). A citizenship ceremony will also be held, followed by activities for families.

A number of Australia Day celebrations are coordinated across Cardinia Shire. More information and updates will be published online at