Nominations are now open for the 2021 Lachlan Shire Council Local Australian Citizen of the Year Awards.

Do you know someone who really makes a difference to our local community?Australia Day provides us with a wonderful opportunity to recognise and acknowledge members of our local communities who have made truly positive contributions. It is a time to honour those who have made personal achievements in a range of pursuits including sports, the arts, or study.

It is a time to really think about those individuals who volunteer so much of their time to ensure much needed community services, sporting events and a range of other activities are conducted across our Shire. It is a time to say thank you to those who enrich our lives and who have gone above and beyond.

The Awards are presented at an official ceremony that will be held on Australia Day, 26 January 2021, further details on the official ceremony will be announced at a later date.

Categories that will be awarded include Lachlan Shire Citizen of the Year; Lachlan Shire Young Citizen of the Year; Lachlan Shire Australia Day Award (Community Service); Lachlan Shire Sportsperson of the Year; Lachlan Shire Environmental Citizen of the Year. Nominations for the 2021 Australia Day Awards close Friday 20 November 2020.

Forms can be downloaded from the Lachlan Shire Council website www.lachlan.nsw.gov.au or hard copies are available from the following locations: Burcher (Burcher Hotel, Bena Street, Burcher); Condobolin (Lachlan Shire Council Office – 58 Molong Street, Condobolin); Lake Cargelligo (Lachlan Shire Council Office – Foster Street, Lake Cargelligo); Tullibigeal (Tullibigeal Co-op – Wattle Street, Tullibigeal); Tottenham (Tottenham Post Office – 69 Umang Street, Tottenham); and Fifield (Fifield Hotel – Slee Street, Fifield).

For more information on the 2021 Lachlan Shire Council Australia Day Awards please contact the GM Executive Assistant on 02 6895 1900.