Online forms: 2018 AUSTRALIA DAY COMMUNITY AWARDS NOMINATION FORM

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NOMINATIONS CLOSE FRIDAY 3 NOVEMBER 2018

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Criteria

Citizen of the Year

This award recognises a citizen 25 years and over who has demonstrated an outstanding achievement for the Fairfield City community. In choosing the recipient of the Citizen of the Year Award, regard is given to the nominee's achievements in the year immediately before receiving the award, as well as their past achievements and ongoing contribution to the Fairfield City community.

Young Citizen of the Year

This award recognises a young citizen from 12 to 24 years of age who has demonstrated an outstanding achievement for the Fairfield City community. In choosing the recipient of the Young Citizen of the Year Award, regard is given to the nominee's achievements in the year immediately before receiving the award, as well as their past achievements and ongoing contribution to the Fairfield City community.

Volunteer of the Year

This award recognises a volunteer 12 years and over who has had significant involvement in a voluntary capacity in the Fairfield City community. In choosing the recipient of the Volunteer of the Year Award, regard is given to the nominee's achievements in the year immediately before receiving the award, as well as their past achievements and ongoing contribution to the Fairfield City community.

Sports Achiever of the Year

This award recognises a committed sportsperson (athlete, coach, manager, mentor, volunteer or official) 12 years and over who has demonstrated an outstanding sports achievement in the Fairfield City community.

In choosing the recipient of the Sports Achiever of the Year Award, regard is given to the nominee's achievements in the year immediately before receiving the award, as well as their past achievements and ongoing contribution to the Fairfield City community and the wider sporting community.

Conditions of entry

  1. Individuals must be Australian citizens who live, work or study in the Fairfield City local government area and have made significant contributions or achievements in the community to be eligible to be nominated for an Australia Day Community Award.
  2. Nominations should include the name and contact details of the nominator and two referees.
  3. At least one person making the nomination must not be a direct relative of the nominee.
  4. Nominations must be attached to the Fairfield City Australia Day Awards nomination form (online, mailed, emailed or faxed copies accepted).
  5. The nomination form must be completed in full, otherwise the nomination will be ineligible.
  6. The nomination should directly relate to the criteria listed above.
  7. An individual need only be nominated once to be considered. The number of nominations received per nominee bears no weight in their selection. An individual can be nominated in more than one award category.
  8. It is acceptable to nominate more than one individual for an award but a separate form must be used for each nomination.
  9. Those selected as finalists should be available to attend the Fairfield City Australia Day Ceremony in January 2018 (inability to attend does not disqualify entry). Winners may be asked to make themselves available without cost to attend engagements throughout 2018 (subject to their availability).
  10. Winners may be asked to make themselves available without cost for publicity purposes as required before, during and after the awards presentation. This may include engagements throughout 2018.
  11. Nomination information in relation to winners may be used for publicity purposes.
  12. The decision of the Australia Day Community Awards sub-committee of Fairfield City Council is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  13. Nominations open Monday 21 August 2017 and close at 4.30pm on Friday 3 November 2017.

For more information, please contact Council’s Communications and Marketing Division on 9725 0166.