Event Date

Thursday 26 January 2023
All day

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Cost

Free


Community Citizen of the Year Awards!



The annual and prestigious Community Citizen of the Year Awards is a program of Auspire Australia Day Council WA who partner with local governments across WA to recognise individuals and organisations who have made an outstanding and notable contribution during the current year, and/or to those who have given outstanding service over a number of years - to their community.

Since their inception in 2002, the awards engage more than 80 Local Government Authorities around WA and are included as a key activity in the City of Canning's and other Local Government's, annual Australia Day Celebrations.

The Governor of Western Australia is also a patron of Auspire and is signatory on the award certificates. This is a huge honour and very special acknowledgment for those worthy community members who are nominated and recognised.  Auspire provides four awards each year for presentation by the City of Canning during our Family Fun Australia day event.The four award categories are listed below.


Award Categories


✔️ Community Citizen of the Year (over 16 years)
A person who has delivered outstanding service to his or her community.
 
✔️ Young Community Citizen of the Year (under 25 years)
A young person who has delivered outstanding service to his or her community.The person must be under 25 years of age on January 26.
 
✔️ Senior Community Citizen of the Year (65 years or over)
An older person who has delivered outstanding service to his or her community.The person must be over 65 years of age on January 26.
 
✔️ Active Citizenship Award (community group or event)
A group doing outstanding work or for an event staged in the community during the past year.


Nominations

 

The Community Citizen of the Year Awards recognise people and groups who make outstanding contributions to their community. They may be involved in any of the following areas: fundraising and volunteering within education, health, business, sport, arts, the environment, social inclusion or any other area to the benefit and wellbeing of the community.🏆🙏

The City of Canning will be presenting our Awards as part of our Australia Day celebrations and all finalists will be notified by us directly

To make a nomination please click below. Nominations are open Thursday 1 September - Monday 31 October 2022.




 

Any further questions or concerns?


Contact the City Events Team on T: 1300 422 664 I E: events@canning.wa.gov.au

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