Nominations closing soon for Australia Day Awards

Published: 27 October 2020

Time is running out to nominate your local heroes for Cardinia Shire Council’s 2021 Australia Day Awards.

Nominations must be received by 5pm Friday 13 November 2020.

Nominations can be made online in the following award categories:

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

Nominees must be Australian citizens and live within Cardinia Shire. They must have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year.

Nominees for Young Citizen of the Year must be 25 years of age or younger on 26 January 2021.

Nominees for Senior Citizen of the Year must be at least 70 years of age on 26 January 2021.

Community events must have been hosted onsite or virtually in the shire between November 2019 and November 2020 by a not-for-profit organisation. Previous award winners are ineligible to win an award in the same category for at least 5 years.

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