Australia Day 2021
Hosted by various community organisations.
Celebrating local groups and citizens
The annual Australia Day Awards were presented to local groups and citizens who have made outstanding contributions to the Fraser Coast Community. These awards offer an opportunity to come together and honour the achievements of community members and celebrate our community's diversity.
A Citizenship Ceremony followed by the Australia Day Awards was held at the Brolga Theatre, Maryborough on Tuesday 26 January 2021 for new citizens and award recipients.
2021 Awards Recipients
|Citizen of the Year - Gail Gauld|
|Young Citizen of the Year - Iluka Clifton|
|Sportsperson of the Year - Michael Oxley|
|Young Sportsperson of the Year - Owen Taylor|
|Cultural Award of the Year - Heather Jeppesen|
|Young Cultural Award of the Year - Xanthe O’Connor|
|STEM Award of the Year (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths) - Pieta Bates|
|Young STEM Award of the Year (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths) - Ella Tracey|
|Community Project or Event of the Year - Bin Isolation Outing|
|Community Group or Organisation of the Year - Fraser Coast Mates|
|Volunteer of the Year - Scott Bell|
|Young Volunteer of the Year - Henry Rider|