NOMINATIONS for the 2018 Australia Day Awards close Friday, December 8, at 5pm. It’s your last chance to get into the running someone you know who has made an outstanding contribution to our community. Southern Downs Regional Council will recognise the achievements and community contributions of residents at the Australia Day Awards on Friday, January 26. Australia Day Awards will be presented in eight categories including Citizen Award, Cultural Award and Sports Award. Nomination forms can be collected from the council’s community contact centres and libraries, or are available online at the SDRC’s website.