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Australia Day Awards

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On Friday 26 January 2018, there will be Australia Day celebrations in Avenel, Euroa, Longwood, Nagambie, Strathbogie and Violet Town.

If you have any queries please contact Claire Hahnel, Economic Development Officer at the Strathbogie Shire Council on 03 5795 0000 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Award Nominations - are now closed.

Nominations closed at 5pm sharp Wednesday 1 November 2017.

Late nominations will NOT be accepted.

Nomination forms were available:

  • Online form - now closed
  • Download a PDF form
  • Avenel - General Store
  • Euroa - Council Office or Euroa Hub
  • Longwood - General Store
  • Nagambie - Visitor Information Centre
  • Strathbogie - Under the Sun Cafe & General Store
  • Violet Town - Post Office

Award Categories

  • Community Organisation of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year (event occurred after 27/01/2017)
  • Junior Citizen of the Year (under 15yrs at 26/01/2018)
  • Young Citizen of the Year (between 15-25yrs at 26/01/2018)
  • Citizen of the Year (over 25yrs at 26/01/2018)

Award Ceremonies - Friday 26 January 2018


Jubilee Park, Queen Street
9:30am Ceremony
10:30am Morning Tea
Guest speaker: TBC


Rotary Park, Kirkland Avenue
12:00pm Ceremony
1:00pm BBQ
Guest speaker: TBC


Longwood Recreation Reserve, Down Street, Longwood
5:00pm Children's games
6:00pm BBQ
7:00pm Ceremony
Guest speaker: TBC


Rear of Nagambie Library, Cnr High & Vale Streets
9:30am Sausage sizzle BBQ
10:00am Ceremony
11:00am Sausage sizzle BBQ
Guest speaker: TBC


Strathbogie Memorial Hall, Main Street
9:30am Ceremony
10:30am Morning tea
12:00pm BBQ
Guest speaker: TBC

Violet Town

Violet Town Community Complex, 36 Cowslip Street
7:30am Breakfast
9:00am Ceremony
Guest speaker: TBC


Past Australia Day Award Winners

Click here to view past Australia Day Award Winners



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