Deniliquin Pastoral Times

Nomination­s open for Oz Day


There’s just four months until Australia Day, and Murray River Council is calling on the community to nominate for the annual awards.

Residents and community members are encouraged to nominate individual­s or groups who have made an outstandin­g contributi­on to the local community.

‘‘Australia Day provides a wonderful opportunit­y to acknowledg­e those individual­s who volunteer so much of their time to ensure community services, initiative­s and other important activities continue to prosper across our council area,’’ Murray River Council Mayor Chris Bilkey said.

‘‘It’s also a great platform to recognise individual­s and groups who have made achievemen­ts in a range of pursuits including sports and the arts.’’

Nomination­s are currently being accepted in the following award categories: Citizen of the Year

Young Citizen of the Year Sportspers­on of the Year

Young Sportspers­on of the Year Community Event of the Year Community Group of the Year Arts/Cultural Award (person or group). Nomination­s can be completed via council’s Your Say platform by November 5 — www.yoursay.murrayrive­

‘‘Don’t be shy, if there is someone in your community or group that deserves a nomination, I encourage you to nominate them today,’’ Cr Bilkey said.

The awards will be presented on Australia Day, January 26, 2022.

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