Phone1300 864 444
The General Manager
Ballina Shire Council
PO Box 450
Ballina NSW 2478
40 Cherry Street
Ballina NSW 2478
8:15am - 4:30pm
Monday to Friday
Do you know someone who makes a significant contribution to the Ballina Shire through their involvement in community-based activities, sport or the arts?
Even in these challenging times, people are going to extraordinary lengths to help others in need and overcome obstacles to pursue their passions.
Now is the time to start thinking about nominations for the 2021 Ballina Shire Australia Day Awards.
The format of the awards ceremony is yet to be decided, depending on public health restrictions, but rest assured participants will be acknowledged for their accomplishments, generosity and contributions to the community.
Nominate someone, or a group, which showcases, promotes or acts as an ambassador for Ballina Shire.
1. YOUNG CITIZEN OF THE YEAR (30 YEARS OF AGE OR UNDER)
A young resident who has made a significant contribution to the Ballina Shire.
2. SENIOR CITIZEN OF THE YEAR (60 YEARS OF AGE OR OVER)
A senior resident who has made a significant contribution to the Ballina Shire.
3. VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR
An individual who has worked tirelessly behind the scenes to support an organisation’s activities.
4. SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
A team or individual who has excelled and represented their chosen sport at a local, regional, state, national or international level. Nominations can also be sports administrators and coaches who have made a significant contribution to sport.
5. ARTS AND CULTURE AWARD
An individual who has made a significant contribution to the creative arts.
6. COMMUNITY EVENT OF THE YEAR
An individual or group who has hosted an outstanding community event in Ballina Shire.
7. ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD
An individual or group contributing to our environmental preservation or advancing environmental awareness.
The Australia Day Committee will select the Citizen of the Year Award from all of the nominees across the seven categories.
Nominate by completing the following online application:
Nominations close Monday 30 November 2020.
Enquiries: Tracy Lister, Coordinator Communications, 1300 864 444.