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.

Award categories

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

Award nominations

Nominations for 2024 Australia Day Awards will:

  • Open - 8am Friday 1 September 2023
  • Close - 5pm Friday 3 November 2023

Nomination forms

Nomination forms are only available when the nomination period is open. Council will publish the nomination period in local print media, this website, on its Facebook page and through a formal media release. Nominations require information about who is being nominated, reasons for nominating, who has nominated them and details of referees.   

When the nomination period is open, you can obtain a copy of the form in the following ways:

  • Complete the online nomination process

Complete an online nomination form

  • Download a nomination form from the PDF links below, print and return to us by the closing time and date
  • Call or email us for a nomination form to be sent to you electronically or by mail

More information

Call Executive Services on 03 5018 8100.