Nominate a mate for the 2024 Hawkesbury Australia Day Awards

5 June 2023

Diane Russell Citizen of The Year 2023It’s time to nominate for the 2024 Hawkesbury Australia Day Awards! Nominations close Sunday, 24 September 2023.

The Australia Day Awards are a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and congratulate the many individuals, community groups and community organisations that give so much to our community.

We all know someone who inspires us; these awards can provide recognition for individuals, community groups or community organisations that go above and beyond in our local community.

Nominate today at

You can nominate a mate in one or more of these categories:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Local Hero Award
  • Sportsperson of the Year
  • Arts and Culture Award
  • Environmental Award
  • Community Organisation of the Year
  • Commemorative Plaque.

The winners will be announced on Friday, 26 January 2024 at a special awards presentation. Nominees, nominators and their guests will be invited to attend Council's Australia Day Award Ceremony.  Pictured above: Diane Russell (centre) 2023 Citizen of The Year with Australia Day Ambassador Greg Donovan and Mayor Sarah McMahon.

Visit for more information or to nominate someone - all nominations need to be completed online by Sunday, 24 September 2023. Unsuccessful nominations may also be resubmitted in subsequent years.

All nominees must be residents of the Hawkesbury or non-residents who have significantly contributed to the Hawkesbury community. Visit Council’s website for updates.

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