Citizen of the Year Awards

2022 Citizen of the Year Award recipients

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Newcastle Citizen of the Year Awards

We're recognising locals who have made an impact on our community, and we want you to help us find them! You can nominate a local hero in one of four categories: Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Senior Citizen of the Year or Community Group of the Year. All nominees must reside in the Newcastle LGA.

Nominations for the Year 2022 have closed.

Citizen of the Year

City of Newcastle awards this title to a worthy recipient for a significant achievement or contribution made over the course of the previous year. Contributions made by the individual may bring regional, national or international recognition to the Newcastle area.

Young Citizen of the Year

City of Newcastle awards this title to recognise the outstanding contributions made by young citizens to community life. Contributions made by the individual may bring regional, national or international recognition to the Newcastle area and is open to those aged 30 years or under.

Senior Citizen of the Year

City of Newcastle awards this title to recognise the outstanding contributions made by Novocastrians aged 60 years and over. Contributions made by the individual may bring regional, national or international recognition to the Newcastle area.

Community Group of the Year

City of Newcastle awards this title to recognise significant contributions that community groups or other non-profit organisations within the community have made to the welfare of people, the quality of life, the arts, science, engineering, the environment or other fields of endeavour. The benefits are normally local, but may include regional, national or international benefits that bring credit to the Newcastle area.

All enquiries should be directed to (02) 4974 2198 or via email: awards@ncc.nsw.gov.au.