Australia Day Awards

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Australia Day Awards recognise and honour individuals and groups who have made an outstanding contribution to our local community. 

2020 Australia Day Awards

Nominations for 2020 are now open and close Monday 2 December 2019.

Residents can nominate a person or a community event/festival they believe worthy of recognition, within the three categories.

Citizen of the Year applies to people older than 25, whilst Young Citizen of the Year is for those under 25 as at Australia Day next year.

A category is also available for the Community Event of the Year, which must have been held during the 2019 calendar year.

Nominations forms can be submitted online and are also available at the Civic Centre, Roberts Avenue, Horsham. 

The awards will be presented at the Australia Day Celebration on Sunday 26 January, 2020 to be held at Sawyer Park, Horsham.

Application forms


Closing date for nominations is Monday 2 December, 2019

For further information about the Horsham Rural City Council Australia Day awards and the nomination process, please contact Gloria McRae, Promotions Officer on 5382 9706 or gloria.mcrae@hrcc.vic.gov.au