Nominations open for City of Parramatta Australia Day Awards
City of Parramatta Australia Day Awards
The City of Parramatta Australia Day Awards recognise the outstanding achievement and excellence of local community members and highlight the importance of service to the Australian nation.
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2021 Australia Day Awards Nomination Form
This year has presented many challenges, so it is more important than ever to recognise, celebrate, and honour the local heroes who have gone above and beyond to support our City and community.
You are invited to nominate a member of the local community whose exemplary contribution is deserving of recognition. This could be a friend, family member, workmate or someone you know who serves the community.
There are various reasons to nominate someone for an award in this year’s age-based categories, including achievements in: education, sports, arts and culture, volunteering, leadership, health and welfare, offering acts of kindness, or someone who has made major contributions within the Parramatta Local Government Area.
You can nominate for the below categories:
Note: The age of the nominee must fall into the applicable category as of 26 January 2021
- Citizen of the year: A person who has made a noteworthy contribution to the City of Parramatta in any of the below age groups.
- Junior Citizen of the Year in honour of David Shakespeare OAM: 19 years and under
- Young Adult Citizen of the Year: 20 – 39 years old
- Adult Citizen of the Year: 40 – 59 years old
- Senior Citizen of the Year: 60 years and over
- Community Group Award: A local group or organisation, which has provided an outstanding contribution to the City of Parramatta community. This includes projects and events.
Nominees must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident. Nominees must also live, work or study in the City of Parramatta Local Government Area. If the nominee resides out of the area, the services provided must have largely contributed to the City of Parramatta Local Government Area.
To enter, complete the form below with a minimum 200-word submission outlining the nominee's background, achievements, and reasons for nomination.
Your submission should address the Selection Criteria outlined below. We encourage you to include supporting documents such as character reference contact details and photograph/s in your nomination submission. Applicable nominees will be contacted and provided the opportunity to submit further supporting information to be considered by the Judging Panel.
Please note: Information provided in the nomination submission, and by the nominee, may be included in the Australia Day Local Awards event program and media release.
Nominations close at 5pm on Wednesday, 18 November 2020.
To view the previous Australia Day Award recipients please visit this page.
Submit your nomination
Council is pleased to provide an online nomination form below for direct and convenient submission.
Complete the nomination form and send to:
City of Parramatta
Australia Day Awards – Civic Events
PO Box 32
Parramatta NSW 2124
For more information, please phone 9806 5000 or email email@example.com.