Australia Day Awards

Strong local communities are built on everyday people doing great things. Many of these people go about their business unnoticed however we should be celebrating our achievements and spurring people on to do great things.

The City of Newcastle Australia Day Awards are our opportunity to celebrate the extraordinary things we can do and are presented on Australia Day every year.

We are looking for inspirational role models to be nominated for Newcastle's:
  • Citizen
  • Young Citizen 
  • Community Group of the Year.
These awards are for the quiet achievers as well as those more familiar high profile achievers, what they have in common is there ability to inspire others, overcome challenges and really make a significant impact on the people of Newcastle.
Know someone who fits the bill? Nominate them today.

Nominations are open until Wednesday 7 December 2016 and winners will be announced at the Australia Day Awards ceremony Thursday 26 January 2017.

 Download the nomination form now

 Find out who are the previous recipients of these awards.