Australia Day and Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2024 Australia Day Awards, which celebrate the achievements and contributions of individuals and community groups in the Shire. These prestigious awards are one of the highest honours Council can bestow to publicly acknowledge local heroes, whose dedication and contributions may otherwise go unnoticed.

Recipients of the 2024 awards will be announced at our official Australia Day celebrations on 26 January. 

You can nominate for:  

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year

Download the form and apply today.

Australia Day 2023 Award Recipients 

  • Citizen of the Year - Judy D'Attoma 
  • Young Citizen of the Year – Noah Barlow
  • Community Event of the Year – Blackwood Woodchop & Easter Carnival
  • Mayor Award – Glenda & Jeff Jones

Certificates of Achievement for outstanding contributions were presented to:

  • Young Citizen of the Year - Ophelia Fernando
  • Community Event of the Year - Bacchus Marsh Christmas Festival and Carrols

Read more about Moorabool Australia Day Award Recipients here