Woollahra Citizenship Awards

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The Woollahra Citizenship Awards aim to celebrate the broad array of individuals and groups who have demonstrated excellent citizenship and contribution to the people of Woollahra and/or the wider community.

Nominations for the 2019 Citizenship Awards have now closed. Winners will be announced in March 2019.

  • Nominate an individual
  • Nominate a group OR organisation

Categories

Citizen of the Year Award
Recognises an individual who has demonstrated long-term commitment and devoted an exceptional amount of time, energy and passion to the local community.

Community Cultural and Arts Award
Recognises the work of an individual or group that has devoted time, energy and passion to the arts and culture in Woollahra.

Contribution to the Natural Environment Award
Recognises the work of an individual or group that has devoted time, energy and passion to the natural environment in Woollahra.

Contribution to Community Award
Recognises the work of an individual or group that has devoted time, energy and passion to either the local or international community.

Senior’s Award
Recognises the work of persons 65 years of age and over who have demonstrated long-term commitment and contribution to the community.

Youth Award
Recognises the work of persons under 25 years who have demonstrated exceptional commitment and contribution to the community.

Eligibility Criteria

  • In each category other than Citizen of the Year, which is an individual award, nominations may be for groups or individuals.
  • Nominees must be residents of the Woollahra Municipality, and/or have a strong affiliation with a project or organisation in Woollahra.
  • Groups or individuals based in Woollahra may be nominated for work which benefits communities outside Woollahra.
  • Self-nominations will not be accepted by individuals or groups.
  • Awards are not available to Councillors, State or Federal politicians or Council Officers whilst still in office.
  • Recipients of each award may be invited to attend and speak at Council functions and events during the year of receiving the award.
  • Unsuccessful nominees may be re-nominated in subsequent years.
  • Previous winners may not be awarded again in the same category.
  • Contributions from individual nominees and groups recognised under these awards must be for work undertaken in a volunteer / unpaid capacity.
  • Awards will not be granted posthumously.
  • Nominees may be considered across different categories of nomination as appropriate.
  • Nominees for the Youth Award must be under 25 years of age in the year of the award.
  • Nominees for the Senior’s Award must be 65 years of age or older in the year of the award.

Previous winners



Woollahra Mayor, Councillor Peter M Cavanagh, with Woollahra 2018 Citizen of the Year, Michael Ryan

Congratulations to all the winners of the Woollahra 2018 Citizenship Awards. The Awards were presented at a Community Leaders' Reception, hosted by the Mayor of Woollahra on 29 March 2018.

Enquiries

For more information, please contact:

Community Development
Telephone: 9391 7166
Fax: 9391 7044
Email: community@woollahra.nsw.gov.au