Australia Day Awards

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Mildura Rural City Council’s annual Australia Day Awards celebrate the achievements and contributions of individuals and community organisations or groups in our region. These prestigious awards are one of the highest honours Council can bestow to publicly acknowledge local heroes, whose dedication and contributions may otherwise go unnoticed.

Recipients of these awards are announced at our official Australia Day celebrations, held each year on 26 January. To find out more about our 2021 recipients, click here.

Award categories

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Community Project or Event of the Year

Award nominations

Nominations for 2021 Australia Day Awards are now closed.

Nomination forms

Nomination forms are only available when the nomination period is open.

A media release regarding the 2022 Australia Day Awards nomination process will be published closer to the nomination period to advise of specific dates. Council will also publish the nomination period in local print media, this website and on its Facebook page.

More information

Call Penny Robinson, Executive Support Assistant, on (03) 5018 8151.