Nom­i­nate Your Lo­cal Hero

Hills to Hawkesbury Living Magazine - - Community News -

Nom­i­na­tions are now open for The Hills Shire Coun­cil’s Aus­tralia Day Awards.

Mayor of The Hills Shire, Dr Michelle Byrne said the awards present an op­por­tu­nity to ac­knowl­edge the val­ued work and com­mit­ment of un­sung heroes who give gen­er­ously of their time and ex­per­tise to help oth­ers.

“We all know some­one who in­spires us to be the best we can be, in­clud­ing a friendly neigh­bour, a gen­er­ous work col­league, a ded­i­cated fam­ily mem­ber or friend,” Mayor Byrne said.

“It’s now your time to recog­nise these valu­able peo­ple who go above and be­yond by nom­i­nat­ing them for an Aus­tralia Day Award.

“Be­ing nom­i­nated for an Aus­tralia Day Award is a great hon­our and is a won­der­ful op­por­tu­nity to pay trib­ute to some­one who makes you proud to be Aus­tralian,” Mayor Byrne added.

Coun­cil will present awards in four cat­e­gories:

• Se­nior Cit­i­zen of the Year (65 years of age and older)

• Cit­i­zen of the Year (25 – 65 years of age)

• Young Cit­i­zen of the Year (24 years and un­der)

• Com­mu­nity Group of the Year Award

Nom­i­na­tions close Fri­day, 24 Novem­ber 2017.

Award win­ners will be an­nounced at The Hills Shire Coun­cil’s Aus­tralia Day cel­e­bra­tion, held on Fri­day, 26 Jan­uary 2018.

To make an ap­pli­ca­tion, visit The Hills Shire Coun­cil’s web­site and search “Aus­tralia Day Awards 2018”.

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