The Chairman of Nambucca’s Australia Day Committee, Mr John Harris, stated today that the committee is inviting nominations for Australia Day Awards – 26 January 2020.

Mr Harris invites residents of the Shire to nominate persons considered worthy of recognition in terms of achievement and effort, particularly in regard to 2019.

Nomination forms providing criteria for each section are available from:

 Nambucca Heads and Macksville Libraries
 Council’s Administration Centre, 44 Princess Street Macksville
 Council’s website – 

The closing date for nominations is Friday 13 December 2019 and should be sent to the General Manager Nambucca Shire Council PO Box 177 Macksville.

Mr Harris pointed out that Australia Day is a great opportunity for the community to recognise and honour residents of all ages and sports people who have achieved success and brought worth recognition to our Valley.  This year the Committee has included an additional category “Environmental Citizen” Award.

If you know of a person, organisation or team that has made an outstanding contribution to the community over the past 12 months, please nominate them for an Australia Day Award.  All Awards fall under one of the following categories:

Senior Sports Person    Senior Sports Team
Junior Male Sports Person   Junior Female Sports Person
Junior Sports Team    Good Neighbour
Cultural Achievement    Services to the Community by an Organisation
Environmental Citizen   Services to the Community by an Individual
Young Citizen of the Year   Senior Citizen of the Year
Citizen of the Year

John Harris
0427 686 285

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