Community Citizen of the Year Awards

Published on Monday, 12 October 2020 at 2:51:41 PM

The Community Citizen of the Year Awards recognise outstanding contribution by local people to local communities throughout Western Australia.

The Community Citizen of the Year awards program has a number of key objectives which include:

  • To engender community contribution and participation.
  • To encourage community harmony and engagement at a local level.
  • To showcase grass-roots community involvement, achievement and capacity-building initiatives.

There are four awards categories:

  • Community Citizen of the Year
  • Community Citizen of the Year – Youth (under 25 years of age)
  • Community Citizen of the Year – Senior (over 65 years of age)
  • Active Citizenship – group or event

The recipients will have been judged to have met a number of criteria including significant contribution to building harmony and inclusion with the local community, leadership on a community issue resulting in the enhancement of community life, a significant initiative which has brought about positive change and added value to community life and inspiring qualities as a role model for the community.

Visit the official Citizen of the Year website for more information and to nominate, or contact Jordyn Budas at the Shire of Northam on 6608 0234, email

Nominations close 31 October 2020

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