Australia Day gongs open
Nominations for the 2016 Australia Day Awards are now open and the City of Karratha is encouraging residents to nominate people or groups who have made an outstanding contribution to the community over the past year.
There are six categories in this year’s awards and the winners will be announced at the awards breakfast before the annual Australia Day celebrations at the Karratha Leisureplex on Tuesday, January 26, 2016.
A new category has been introduced for this year, the Community Event/Activity of the Year.
This year there is an option for completing an online nomination form, which has been designed to make it easier for the community to nominate someone.
Categories now open: ■ Horizon Power — Citizen of the Year. ■ Woodside Pluto LNG — Young Citizen of the Year. ■ Woodside-operated North West Shelf Project — Environmental Award ■ Rio Tinto — Community Spirit Award. ■ Rio Tinto — Community Service Award. ■ Rio Tinto — Community Event/Activity of the Year.
Nominations for the Australia Day Awards are open now and close at 5pm on Monday, December 14.
These awards are supported by principal sponsor Rio Tinto, as well as Horizon Power, Woodside-operated North West Shelf Project and Pluto LNG.
For further information on the awards and to download a nomination form, visit the website karratha.wa.gov.au/ australiaday.
To nominate someone, visit karratha.wa.gov. au/australiaday
Natalie Mansfield and 2015 Karratha Citizen of the Year Donna Stace.