Do you know a local hero that deserves recognition?
You can now nominate a community champion for the City of Gold Coast’s 2016 Australia Day Awards.
Mayor Tom Tate is urging the Gold Coast community to consider people or groups who are worthy of recognition for helping to make our city a better place to live.
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The awards identify excellence in sporting, environmental and cultural endeavours, as well as naming the Gold Coast Citizen of the Year and Gold Coast Young Citizen of the Year.
Here is a list of the nomination categories:
Gold Coast Citizen of the Year – Recognises outstanding members of the community for their personal endeavours, achievements and community input
Gold Coast Young Citizen of the Year – Recognises young citizens for their personal endeavours, achievements and community input
Community Service Award – Recognises individuals or groups who have provided outstanding service to the community
Sports Achievement Award – Recognises the committed sportsperson, coach, administrator or official whose actions inspire others and enrich the community through sport
Environmental Achievement Award – Recognises individuals or groups who demonstrate genuine passion for the environment and strive to improve it
Cultural Achievement Award – Recognises individuals or groups involved in the city’s rich cultural and arts community
Nominations for the 2016 Australia Day Awards are open, so if you know someone you think deserves to be nominated, download the entry form at cityofgoldcoast.com.au/australiadayawards
Nominations close Friday 13 November.