Do you know someone who deserves recognition for making your community a better place? If so, it’s time to get your nominations in! The Citizen of the Year Awards are proudly sponsored by the Department of Housing and Community Development. The Citizen of the Year Awards are administered by local Councils across the Northern Territory. The Awards recognise individuals and organisations that have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year, and/or given outstanding service over a number of years, to a local community over and above normal employment duties. Outstanding contribution and community service including areas such as education, health, fundraising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, the environment, or any other area that contributes to the advancement and wellbeing of a community. Nominate someone who makes a real difference in your community and give them the opportunity to be rewarded and recognised for their contribution. There are 3 categories that you can nominate someone for:
- Young Citizen of the Year – nominee must be under 30 years of age on 26 January 2024
- Citizen of the Year – nominee must be 30 years and over on 26 January 2024
These awards recognise personal endeavours, achievements and community contributions from individuals.
- Community Event of the Year
This award recognises the achievements of a group or entire community. It may be a specific community project or the continuous work of a local organisation. You can fill the form out at your local Council office, fill out the online form below or download the nomination form here. Please email your nominations to email@example.com before 24 November 2023.