Shoalhaven News

Nominate an outstanding Shoalhaven citizen

Images from on and around the Harbour and Circular Quay on Australia Day.

Nominations for the 2021 Shoalhaven Australia Day Awards are now open.

After a challenging 12 months for the region, the awards offer a timely opportunity to reflect and celebrate the outstanding contributions of local residents.  

This year there are five categories in this years’ Awards include:  

  • Citizen of the Year: 25 years & over;   
  • Young Citizen: 24 years & younger;   
  • Outstanding contribution towards innovating arts & culture: all ages,    
  • Outstanding contribution to the environment: all ages,  
  • Community leader contributing to an inclusive Shoalhaven; all ages,  

Shoalhaven Mayor Amanda Findley acknowledged that, while it has been a challenging 12 months for the Shoalhaven, the Awards presented a timely opportunity to reflect and celebrate each other.  

“Amongst the hardship and challenges we have all faced I know there will be plenty of inspirational people who deserve to be recognised for their contribution”, Cr Findley said.  

“If you know someone in the community who has gone above and beyond, I encourage you to nominate them for one of the five categories of the Shoalhaven Australia Day Awards.

“The Awards are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the true unsung heroes in our community."

Nominations can be submitted until Monday November 30, 2020.  

The winners will be announced on Australia Day, Tuesday 26 January 2021 in an online COVID-19 friendly event.  

For more information and to submit a nomination for the Awards visit Shoalhaven City Council’s website