Australia Day 2022
Australia Day Awards
Celebrating local groups and citizens.
2022 Nominations Now Open!
The annual Australia Day Awards are 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.
If you know someone that helps make the Fraser Coast a better place, nominate them by clicking on a category below!
Nominations open 9am on Monday 30 August 2021 and close on Monday 13 December 2021.
2022 Australia Day Awards categories
Please click on a category below to fill out the nomination form.
A Nominees Recognition Ceremony will be held on 19 January 2022. Followed by the Australia Day Awards Presentation at the Brolga in Maryborough on 26 January 2022.
2021 Award 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|