Nominations Now Open!

The local 2017 Australia Day Awards recognises the outstanding service of an individual or group to the community of The Hills Shire. We encourage you to nominate friends, colleagues, teachers, coaches, mentors, community members and volunteers.

The 2017 Australia Day Categories are as follows:

Citizen of the Year Award
A person who is over the age of 24, who resides in The Hills Shire Council, who has either made an outstanding contribution during the current year and/or given outstanding service to the community of The Hills Shire Council over a number of years.

Young Citizen of the Year Award
A person who is 24 years of age or under, who resides in The Hills Shire Council, who works in The Hills Shire Council, who has either made an outstanding contribution during the current year and/or given outstanding service to the community of the Hills Shire Council.

Senior Citizen of the Year Award
A person who is over the age of 65 who resides in The Hills Shire Council, who has either made an outstanding contribution during the current year and/ or given outstanding service to the community of the Hills Shire Council.

Community Project of the Year Award
An group or organisation, which has staged an outstanding community project within the Hills Shire Council during the current year. Community Organisation of the Year Award A community organisation, located in The Hills Shire who has achieved an outstanding contribution to the community during the current year and/or given outstanding service to the Hills Shire Council community over a number of years.

Nominations close Friday 9 December 2016.

Conditions of Entry
• Entries open at 4pm on Friday 21 October and close at 4pm on Friday 9 December 2016.
• You must live in the Hills Shire local government area.
• You may nominate for more than one category.
• It is at the discretion of The Hills Shire Council to determine all valid nominations
• Winners in each category will be announced at the 2017 Australia Day Celebrations on 26 January 2017
• Judges may alter categories for nominations and it is at their discretion If you require assistance or clarification, please call council on 9843 0555 or events@thehills.nsw.gov.au