Awards to cel­e­brate Isaac’s cham­pi­ons

Central Queensland News - - NEWS -

ISAAC res­i­dents have de­liv­ered a rous­ing shout-out to their lo­cal com­mu­nity cham­pi­ons with an im­pres­sive field of nom­i­nees for the 2019 Isaac Re­gion Aus­tralia Day Awards.

Mayor Anne Baker said 21 res­i­dents had been nom­i­nated for Cit­i­zen of the Year, five youths for Young Cit­i­zen of the Year, and Event of the Year had at­tracted 14 nom­i­na­tions.

“The cal­i­bre of nom­i­nees for the Aus­tralia Day awards is noth­ing short of in­spir­ing and re­flects the pure peo­ple power which drives the com­mu­ni­ties of the re­gion,” Cr Baker said.

She said the an­nual awards con­tin­ued to recog­nise some of the re­gion’s most ex­tra­or­di­nary res­i­dents, par­tic­u­larly the quiet achiev­ers and un­sung he­roes.

“The awards are a fan­tas­tic op­por­tu­nity to cel­e­brate our lo­cal cham­pi­ons,” Cr Baker said.

“On be­half of coun­cil and the Isaac com­mu­nity, I con­grat­u­late ev­ery nom­i­nee and ex­tend our thanks and ap­pre­ci­a­tion for ev­ery­thing you do to make your com­mu­nity a great place to live.”

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