Arts and cultural person of the month

Fraser Coast Regional Council in partnership with the Hervey Bay Boat Club and the Fraser Coast Chronicle will award an individual junior and senior Arts and Cultural Person of the month award.

This award profiles regional Arts and Cultural People who stand up above the rest; whether it’s:

  • Talent;
  • Heart;
  • Determination;
  • Community connection; or,
  • Overcoming a challenge. 

The Arts and Cultural person can be nominated by teachers, tutors, other arts and cultural workers or arts people, community members or by self-nomination.

Nomination information

  • The award is open to Arts and Cultural Persons who have their primary residence in the Fraser Coast region;
  • Categories are determined by age:
    • Junior Arts and Cultural Person is determined as under 18 years of age.  
    • Senior Art and Cultural Person is determined as 18 years of age and older.
  • The award is given for an outstanding activities by Arts and Cultural Persons as judged by the Panel;
  • The decision of the Panel is final and no discussion will be entered in to.

Selection of winners

The selection panel will review nominations each month and choose one junior and one senior individual Arts and Cultural Person

All winners will receive a framed certificate and a $50 voucher at the Hervey Bay Boat Club. 

Award winners will be automatically entered into the Cultural or Young Cultural Award of the Year as part of the Australia Day Awards.


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