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 2018 Australia Day Award categories are:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Arts and Culture Award
  • Community Volunteer Award
  • Senior Sports Award (open to individuals and teams)
  • Junior Sports Award (open to individuals and teams)
  • Environmental Excellence and Sustainability

Does someone in your local community deserve recognition for going above and beyond? Nominations are now open for the 2018 Australia Day Awards. Nominations close at 11pm on Sunday 17 December 2017.

Submit your 2018 Australia Day Awards Nominations now!

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.