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2020 Australia Day Awards

The Huon Valley Council Australia Day Awards are presented annually to recognise the achievements and contributions made by residents of the Huon Valley municipality.

All nominees should display belief in the following qualities:

  • Strong community values
  • Demonstrated contribution and support to the Huon Valley community
  • An inspirational role model to the community.

You can nominate someone who you consider outstanding in the following categories:

Citizen of the Year:

The nominee has made an outstanding contribution to the Huon Valley community and demonstrated the qualities listed above.

Young Citizen of the Year:

The recipient must demonstrate the same strong values as the Citizen of the Year.  Nominees for this award must be under 27 years of age on the 26 January 2020.

Community Event or Group of the Year:

Your event or group must have made an outstanding contribution to the wellbeing of the Huon Valley community (social, environmental, business, arts and cultural).  Nominations for this category must have been hosted within the Huon Valley municipal area during 2019.  The event or group must have displayed a commitment to community involvement and has demonstrated a community benefit.

Sports Awards:

Nominees will have supported, played, promoted or encouraged sporting activities within the Huon Valley during 2019.

Key Dates:

Nominations Open           23 September 2019

Applications Close            6 November 2019 5pm

For more information regarding nominations or the Australia Day event, please contact Council’s Community Engagement Officer on 6264 0300.

You can download a form here or pick up a hard copy from Customer Service Office.

Once complete, please scan the form and email to