Nominations closing soon for Australia Day Awards  

Published: 3 October 2021

Time is running out to nominate your local heroes for Cardinia Shire Council’s 2022 Australia Day Awards.  

Nominations must be received by 5pm Friday 12 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, work or study 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 2022.  

Nominees for Senior Citizen of the Year must be at least 70 years of age on 26 January 2022.  

Community events must have been hosted onsite or virtually in the shire between November 2020 and November 2021 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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