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Who will you nominate for an Australia Day Award?

Media Release Issued:
Friday, October 16, 2020
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Wellington Shire’s greatest resource is its people – and time is fast running out to nominate Wellington’s finest for an Australia Day Award.  

If you know someone who has made a real difference to our community it is time to let Wellington Shire Council know about them.  

Council is expressly asking Wellington residents to consider whether someone they know might be too humble to seek acknowledgement or does not realise that they are an inspiration or great help to others. These often-overlooked, quiet champions of our community deserve a nomination.  

And if an individual thinks that they are deserving of an Australia Day Award, Council’s message is: don’t be modest - ask a friend or colleague to nominate you.  

The Australia Day Awards cover outstanding contributions made via the arts, business, charity, education, the environment, health, mentoring, philanthropy, science, social welfare, sport and more.  

Award categories this year comprise the Australia Day Citizen Award, Young Citizen Award (25 and under), Community Group of the Year Award and a new category, Covid Hero, to recognise those who worked on the frontline at a time when has been COVID-19 threatening.  

Nominations close Saturday 31 October, so nominate someone today at wellington.vic.gov.au/ausdayawards2021.

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