Citizen of the Year Award Nominations

Published on Tuesday, 25 October 2022 at 9:05:14 AM

The Shire of Shark Bay Citizen of the Year Awards nominations are open for residents, community groups and/or community events that have made noteworthy contributions to the Shark Bay community during the year, or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years through active involvement.

To nominate, please fill out this form and submit it to the Shire of Shark Bay office during opening hours, or email to Paper forms are also available at the Shire of Shark Bay office. Nominations have now been extended until Monday 5 December 2022.

The awards will be presented at the Australia Day community event on Thursday 26 January 2023.  Nominees will be notified of their nomination and will be officially invited to the event.


Nomination process

  • The Shire of Shark Bay invites nominations for the awards from residents and community groups
  • Completed nomination forms are required to be submitted to the Shire of Shark Bay as per the advertised closing date
  • The recipient of the awards will be decided by Council, at the December Ordinary Council Meeting

Selection criteria

The award winners will be judged on their active citizenship and:

  • Significant contribution to the local community
  • Demonstrated leadership on a community issue resulting in the enhancement of community life
  • A significant initiative which has brought positive change and added value to community life
  • Inspiring qualities as a role model for the community

Eligibility criteria

  • Nominees reside or work within the Shire of Shark Bay
  • An individual or group may receive an award on more than one occasion in recognition of their outstanding contribution or involvement
  • A community event can be considered a one-off or annual event in Shark Bay
  • Unsuccessful nominees may be nominated in future years
  • Sitting members of State, Federal and Local Government are not eligible

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