Australia Day Awards

The Australia Day Awards celebrate the achievements of individuals who inspire us through their accomplishments in service to our community, culture and sports, and challenge us to make our own contribution to a better Australia.

The Australia Day Award categories are:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year
  • Cultural Award
  • Spirit of Townsville Award
  • Sports Administrator Award
  • Senior Sports Person of the Year
  • Junior Sports Person of the Year
  • Environmental Excellence and Sustainability

2017 Australia Day Awards Winners

Thank you to all nominees for your commitment to the Townsville community.  The winners were announced at the 2017 Australia Day festivities held at Jezzine Barracks.

View the Australia Day Awards photo gallery

2016 Award Recipients

The 2016 Australia Day Awards recipients were announced on Australia Day at Jezzine Barracks.