Strathbogie Shire Council

Tel: 1800 065 993

Australia Day Awards

 

2017 Award Winners

 

Shire-wide

Community Organisation of the Year - Nagambie Lakes Tourism & Commerce Inc.

Community Event of the Year - Asia Pacific Open F3K 2016

Junior Citizen of the Year - Archie Kilby

Young Citizen of the Year - Tyson Huggins

Citizen of the Year - Helen Dawson

 

Avenel

Community Organisation of the Year - Avenel Active Pool Group

Junior Citizen of the Year - Stephanie Calderwood

Young Citizen of the Year - Eva Newton

Citizen of the Year - Helen Dawson

 

Euroa

Community Organisation of the Year - Business Euroa

Community Event of the Year - Twilight Hawkers Market

Junior Citizen of the Year - Archie Kilby

Young Citizen of the Year - Jade McNamara

Community Involvement - Bryan Jones

Citizen of the Year - Kevin McFarlane

 

Longwood

Community Event of the Year - Asia Pacific Open F3K 2016

Young Citizen of the Year - Tyson Huggins

Citizen of the Year - Richard Naughton

 

Nagambie

Community Organisation of the Year - Nagambie Lakes Tourism & Commerce Inc.

Community Event of the Year - Nagambie Football/Netball Club Grand Final Success

Junior Citizen of the Year - David Douglas

Young Citizen of the Year - Amelia Morris

Citizen of the Year - Brett 'Bonza' Fothergill

 

Strathbogie

Community Event of the Year Certificate of Appreciation - Burning Man Celebrations

Junior Citizen of the Year - Ada McKeachie

Junior Citizen of the Year - Charli Hill

Young Citizen of the Year - Lucy Broughton

Citizen of the Year - Helen Peters

 

Violet Town

Community Organisation of the Year - Friends of the Pool

Community Event of the Year - Nightmare on Cowslip Street

Young Citizen of the Year - Callum Sands

Senior Citizens of the Year - Ken & Fran Byrne

Citizen of the Year - Kate Stothers

 

 

2017 Award Ceremonies

Avenel

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

 

Euroa

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

 

Longwood

Pub Paddock, Down Street, Longwood
5:00pm Children's games
6:00pm BBQ
7:00pm Ceremony
Guest speaker: Tony Beddison

 

Nagambie

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 (includes Shire-wide awards & Citizenship Ceremony)

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: Frank McMahon 

 

2017 Award Categories

The award categories are:

• Community Organisation of the Year

• Community Event of the Year (event occurred after 27/01/2016)

• Junior Citizen of the Year (under 15 yrs at 26/01/2017)

• Young Citizen of the Year (between 15 - 25 yrs at 26/01/2017)

• Citizen of the Year (over 25 yrs at 26/01/2017)

On Thursday 26 January 2017, there will be Australia Day celebrations in Avenel, Euroa, Longwood, Nagambie, Strathbogie and Violet Town. However the main ceremony event will be held in Strathbogie; last year it was held in Nagambie and next year Violet Town will host it.

 

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. .

 

 



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