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Nominations to close for Oz Day

NOMINATIONS for the region's annual Australia Day Awards close tomorrow – Friday December 3.

With this in mind, all community members are encouraged to have one last think and nominate who they think is eligible for an award in any of the categories.

The categories include citizen of the year (26 years and older), older person of the year (60 years or older), young citizen of the year (16 to 25), junior sports person (up to and including 18 years), senior sports person (19 years and older), junior cultural (up to and including 18 years), senior cultural (19 years and older), community event of the year (non-profit) and sports administrator.

Mayor Mike Brunker said the awards represented an opportunity for a range of community members and groups to be acknowledged for their passion and dedication to the community.

“We have so many wonderful community members and an Australia Day Award is a great way to recognise these people,” he said.

Entry for nominations is free and open to all members and groups in the community.

Nomination Forms are available at Whitsunday Regional Council's Customer Service Centre or from www.whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au


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