Australia Day and Awards

Council’s annual Australia Day Awards 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.  

Australia Day 2024 Award Recipients 

  • Citizen of the Year - Emma Muir
  • Young Citizen of the Year – Ophelia Fernando
  • Community Event of the Year – Bacchus Marsh EasterFest
  • Mayor Award – David Hookey

Certificates of Achievement for outstanding contributions were presented to:

  • Citizen of the Year - Christine Tiehuis
  • Citizen of the Year - Nikki Davey

Read more about Moorabool Australia Day Award Recipients here