Communities salute Australia Day recipients
COMMUNITIES across the North Burnett have come together to celebrate what a great nation Australia is and to recognise the recipients of the various Australia Day awards.
Citizen of the Year: Kevin “Lofty” Wendt Junior Citizen: John Houton Community Event of the Year: The 2018 Biggenden Apex Rose Festival Volunteer of the Year: Roslyn Buczma Junior Cultural Award: The Biggenden State School “Jungle Book”
Citizen of the Year: Ken Mogg Young Citizen: Jackson and Harrison Kemp Community Event of the Year: RSL Gayndah Sub Branch – Centenary Celebration of Armistice Day Volunteer of the Year: Leah Trott Junior Cultural Award: Kirsty Taylor Senior Cultural Award: Susanne Capewell Senior sports award: Gayndah Senior Rugby League Team Junior sports award: Callum Evans Sports Administrator: Paula and Peter Wilkinson
Citizen of the Year: Dot Ford Young Citizen: Kiana Watt Community Event of the Year: Mundubbera Social Cohesion Committee Volunteer of the Year: Gayle Pott Junior Cultural Award: Grace Kronk Senior Cultural Award: Janette Schulte Senior sports award: Melinda Thorburn Junior sports award: Connor Pashley Sports Administrator: Paul Beutel Special award: Patient Transport Drivers
Citizen of the Year: William (Marshall) Langston Young Citizen: Corey Appo Community Event of the Year: NAIDOC Under the Stars by Eidsvold State School Volunteer of the Year: Kathleen Roth Senior Cultural Award: Cassie Oppermann Senior sports award: Molly Blyton Junior sports award: Pearl Jenkins Sports Administrator: Paige Leifels
Citizen of the Year: Lyn Woodall Young Citizen: Claire Goody Community Event of the Year: Kalpower Hall Committee Festival of Small Halls Volunteer of the Year: Jean Wilson Junior Cultural Award: Grace Ellerton Senior Cultural Award: Donald and Amanda Hagan Senior sports award: Kurt Goody Junior sports award: Aylah Sinclair Sports Administrator: Rebecca Glasgow
Citizen of the Year: Des Robinson Junior Citizen: Abbey Davis Community Event of the Year: 2019 Melbourne Cup Tour – joint winners Evolution Mining and Mt Perry Race Club Volunteer of the Year: Roy Bassett and Yvette Stephensen McKay Junior Cultural Award: Zoie Bassett Senior Cultural Award: Jessica Herbert Junior sports award: Kimberley Atkinson Sports Administrator: Jocelyn Warrell