DO you know someone inspirational who is making an outstanding contribution to the community?

Why not nominate them for a category in the Australia Day Awards for 2021?

The nomination period has now opened and community members are invited to nominate an individual or community event for the 2021 City of Hobart Australia Day Awards.

The awards are presented to citizens in recognition of personal achievement and to acknowledge outstanding contributions to the local community.

It only takes one nomination to put someone in the running and it’s easy to make a nomination.

Simply fill out the form detailing how your chosen person or community event has contributed to their community.

Nomination forms are available on the City of Hobart website at hobartcity.com.au/AusDayAwards, or can be collected from the Hobart Council Centre at 16 Elizabeth Street, Hobart.

Nominations close on 28 October. 

For more information, phone 6238 2100.

Australia Day in Hobart is traditionally marked by an Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony at the Sandy Bay Regatta, Nutgrove Beach Reserve incorporating the presentation of the Council’s Citizen, Young Citizen and Community Event of the Year Awards by the Lord Mayor of Hobart.

Last year’s winners were:

Citizen of the Year – Kate Kelly for advocating for people with a lived experience of homelessness and extreme housing stress.

Young Citizen of the Year – Oliver Edwards for developing the Free on a Tree initiative that makes coats available for people without a home in the middle of winter.

Community Event of the Year – Diwali 2019 (Ajit Ramadas and Mithun Bacheval) for promoting multiculturalism, social harmony and cohesion.

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