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Say thanks to a community member or group by nominating them for an Australia Day Award!

North Burnett Regional Council Australia Day Awards are the highest honour Council can bestow on an individual, club or organisation to acknowledge their contribution and service in each community of Biggenden, Eidsvold, Gayndah, Monto, Mt Perry and Mundubbera.

The awards celebrate and acknowledge the achievements and contributions of individuals, clubs and organisations who contribute to improving the lives of others and our community.

Download the Australia Day Nominations flyer to display at your school, office, workplace! 

See our full list of 2021 Australia Day Winners and photo gallery here!

Award Categories

Read the Australia Day Awards Information Sheet for category, eligibility criteria and assessment information.

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year
  • Senior Sports
  • Junior Sports
  • Sports Administrator
  • Senior Cultural
  • Junior Cultural

Nominate now!

To begin your nomination, select the town the nominee is from and select the category to be taken to the online nomination portal.

Regional Australia Day Awards

The inaugural North Burnett Regional Australia Day Awards have been introduced in addition to the local Australia Day Awards in each community.

The Regional Awards strive to unite the North Burnett by recognising extraordinary talent and acknowledging the valued contribution people have made to inspire and enrich the lives of others throughout our great region.

Australia Day Award recipients from each local community of Biggenden, Eidsvold, Gayndah, Monto, Mount Perry and Mundubbera will automatically be considered by the North Burnett Selection Panel.

  • Regional Citizen of the Year
  • Regional Young Citizen of the Year
  • Regional Volunteer of the Year
  • Regional Cultural Award
  • Regional Sport Award

The Regional Awards will be presented at the relevant local community Australia Day Award ceremonies held across the region.