2019 Community Awards

2019 Community Award Winners

2019 Fairfield City Citizen of the Year - Grigory Rogojkin

Citizen of the year - Grigory RogojkinGrigory Rogojkin has volunteered with the State Emergency Service as Duty Officer for more than 10 years. During his time in this role he has assisted in emergency response to natural disasters, helped locate missing people and aided the police. He also helps with community events and fundraising.






2019 Fairfield City Young Citizen of the Year - Angelique Cavanaugh

Young citizen of the year - Angelique Cavanaugh

Angelique Cavanaugh is currently undertaking her Honours Degree in Fine Arts at the University of NSW. She is a member of the Fairfield Youth Advisory Committee. She actively participates in volunteer programs throughout Fairfield City such as Council’s Moon Festival and Bring It On! Festival, and was involved in Council’s Choosing Life Skills Youth Steering Committee in 2018, advocating for the needs of local young people.






2019 Fairfield Volunteer of the Year - Joseph Farrugia

Volunteer of the year - Joseph FarrugiaJoseph Farrugia is a founding member and current President of the Western Sydney Cycling Network. He leads weekly bike rides for members of the community and reconditions donated bikes and puts them back in to the community.






2019 Fairfield Sports Achiever of the Year - Daniel Harrison

Sports achiever of the year - Daniel HarrisonDaniel Harrison has been playing softball since the age of four. In 2017-2018 Daniel played in the Mounties Men’s 1st Division Softball team, finishing runners up.



In 2018 Daniel was selected for the runner-up U19 NSW Men’s Softball Team, and the U23 NSW Men’s Team to compete at the National Softball Championship in Brisbane, where he was named in the All-Tournament Team as Third Base. In the Australian Junior Men’s Softball Squad he was named as a reserve.




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