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2009 Australia Day Citizen Awards - Yass Valley

24 November 2008

Nominations for the Yass Valley 2009 Australia Day Citizen Awards have been extended to Friday 12 December 2008. If you want to nominate someone for their extraordinary efforts in our Community to be recognised as part of the Australia Day Citizen Awards, then you need to start now.

The judging panel will be looking not only at the duration but also at the quality of the service, including individual acts of compassion, generosity and bravery. The awards will be made in three categories:

a) Citizen of the Year
b) Young Citizen of the Year
c) Senior Citizen of the Year
d) Community Event of the Year

Winners will be announced on Australia Day, 26 January 2009 in Coronation Park. The Rotary Club will once again be providing breakfast in the park from 7.00 am.

Anyone who is a resident of the Yass Valley at the time of nomination is eligible to enter.

People who have previously been nominated, but have not received an award are eligible to be nominated again.

To enter the awards please send a one page summary outlining the achievements of the person or group that you are nominating to:

Cathy Campbell – Community Development Manager,
Yass Valley Council,
PO Box 6,
Yass NSW 2582

or by email to

or delivered to Yass Valley Council Administration Office, 209 Comur Street, Yass.

For more information on the awards please contact Cathy on 6226 9285.
Nominations must be received by 5 pm on Friday 12 December 2008.

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