Time to nominate a standout citizen
Moira Shire Mayor Libro Mustica said nominees who are Australian Citizens and have made a significant voluntary contribution during 2021, or who have given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years are eligible.
“But it is not just individual people who can be nominated,” Cr Mustica said.
“A project or event that a school, community group or organisation has held which went that extra mile to help their local area can also be nominated.
“These awards are an opportunity to recognise those in our community who have given tirelessly for the benefit of others.
“We are fortunate to have so many community minded people in Moira Shire and the Australia Day Awards provide us with a fantastic opportunity to recognise their commitment, contribution and effort.”
There are six award categories – Citizen of the Year; Junior Citizen of the Year; Young Citizen of the Year; Community Event of the Year; Community Organisation of the Year; and Arts, Culture and/or Environment Project of the Year.
“I encourage members of the community to take the time to think about the contributions the people and community groups around them have made, particularly during these past difficult 12 months,” Cr Mustica said.
“These awards will be a wonderful way to recognise the exceptional contribution of the people and groups in our community who inspire us all.”
Nominations can be made online via the Moira Shire website; if you require assistance, please give the staff a call on 5871 9222 and one of the officers will help you through the process.
Nominations close Friday, November 19.
Nominations for the 2022 Moira Shire Australia Day Awards are now open for individuals or organisations that have endeavoured to enhance and provide for their local community and instil a sense of community spirit and awareness.
Mystery photo found
This photo was found by a local resident walking along the Yarrawonga foreshore. The local found the photo on the ground between the rotunda in the barbecue shelter near the playground/waterslide area. “It looks like it is significant to someone, so I picked it up,” the resident said.
“I have the original if the owner is found and wants it back.”
If this is your photo or you know who the owner of it may be, please contact the Yarrawonga Chronicle on 03 5744 3731 and we can forward your name and details onto them.