Lake Inverell

Australia Day Awards 2019

Please be advised that the nomination period for the 2019 Australia Day Awards has closed.

On Australia Day Inverell Shire residents come together to recognise the many people in our community who take time out of their busy lives to help and inspire others.

Inverell Shire Council has a proud tradition of publicly recognising outstanding contributions made to the Inverell community through the presentation of the Australia Day Awards.

Awards are presented in the following categories:

  • Inverell Shire Citizen of the Year;
  • Inverell Shire Young Citizen of the Year aged 20 years and under as at 26 January 2019; and
  • Inverell Shire Community Event of the Year.
    (eligible community groups or individuals who organised and ran a community event within Inverell Shire during the 2018 calendar year).

You are invited to nominate a person who is a resident of Inverell Shire, or an event that was held in the Inverell Shire, for recognition through the presentation of an award.

How to submit a nomination

Nominations for an award may be submitted by any of the following means:

  • Complete the nomination form electronically and email to;
  • Print a nomination form, complete it, and post to: Inverell Shire Council, PO Box 138, INVERELL NSW 2360; or
  • Complete a nomination form in person by visiting Council’s Administration Centre located at: 144 Otho Street, Inverell NSW 2360
Australia Day Awards 2019 Nomination Forms
Citizen of the Year and Young Citizen of the Year 2019(pdf, 1Mb)
Event of the Year 2019(pdf, 1Mb)

Nominations close at 4.30pm on Friday 30 November 2018.

Winners will be presented with their awards at a ceremony commencing at 7am on Australia Day, Saturday 26th January 2019, at Victoria Park, Inverell. Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend this ceremony.

Important Information

These Awards are provided by the National Australia Day Council and are administered by Local Government Authorities throughout Australia on behalf of the Council. Nominations close at 4:30 pm on Friday, 30 November 2018.

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Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm

General Manager
PO Box 138 Inverell NSW 2360

Administration Centre

144 Otho Street
Inverell NSW 2360

Phone: (02) 6728 8288
Fax: (02) 6728 8277
ABN: 72 695 204 530


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