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Nominations closing soon for the 2020 Australia Day Awards

10 October 2019

Do you know a community-minded person, an outstanding young person, or a fantastic community activity you would like officially recognised for its positive contribution to the Ballarat community? 

If so, you’ve got until 1 November to lodge your nomination for the 2020 City of Ballarat Australia Day Awards. 

The prestigious annual awards consist of three categories: 

  • Ballarat Citizen of the Year 
  • Ballarat Young Citizen of the Year 
  • Community Activity of the Year

Nominees for the Citizen of the Year must be 25 years or older on 26 January 2020, while nominees for the Young Citizen of the Year must be under 25 years of age on 26 January 2020. 

The Community Activity of the Year Award is presented to the group or person who has staged the most outstanding community activity (small or large) between 30 October 2018 and 29 October 2019. 

The awards will be presented at an official presentation and citizenship ceremony on Australia Day 2020. 

For more information or to apply, visit mysay.ballarat.vic.gov.au