Media Release – REWARD A DESERVING LOCAL THIS AUSTRALIA DAY

Do you know someone who has been making a big difference in the Bundaberg region over the last 12 months in business, community, creative or sporting pursuits?

Mayor Cr Mal Forman encouraged residents to recognise a deserving local through the Australia Day Spirit Awards before nominations closed this Friday, November 13.

“Nominations are closing for the 2016 Australia Day Spirit Awards and I urge residents to take the time to detail the achievements of someone they know is going the extra mile for their community,” Cr Forman said.

“This is a meaningful gesture to show how much we appreciate their efforts and all that they bring to our region.

“Don’t let the contributions of community-minded residents go unrewarded.”

Cr Forman said there were 11 award categories with awards available for individuals, groups, businesses and events.

Nomination categories include:

  • Citizen of the year
  • Young citizen spirit award
  • Senior citizen spirit award
  • Community spirit award
  • Community event of the year award
  • Creative spirit award
  • Junior creative spirit award
  • Green spirit award
  • Sporting spirit award
  • Junior sporting spirit award
  • Business spirit award

Nominations forms can be found at bundaberg.qld.gov.au or by heading to any Council Service Centre.

Nominations close November 13, 2015.

ENDS

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