Nominate a person or community group for an award

Our Australia Day awards program recognises the unsung heroes and community organisations who give their time and expertise to help others.

  • Nominations OPENED on Friday 23 September 2022
  • Nominations CLOSE on Friday 2 December 2022
  • Winners announced on Thursday 26 January (Australia Day) 2023

Award categories

Citizen of the Year

  • a Sutherland Shire citizen who has achieved the most distinguished performance and/or made the most outstanding contribution to the Shire community during the year.

Young Citizen of the Year

  • a Sutherland Shire citizen (25 or younger) who has achieved the most distinguished performance and/or made the most outstanding contribution to the Shire community during the year.

Community Group of the Year

  • an organised community group based in the Sutherland Shire, which has made the most outstanding contribution to the local community during the year.

Environmental Citizen of the Year

  • a Sutherland Shire citizen or community group which has made an outstanding environmental achievements in the local community.

Young Environmental Citizen of the Year

  • a Sutherland Shire citizen or community group (25 or younger) which has made an outstanding environmental achievements in the local community during 2021/2022.

Meet the winners and nominees of Sutherland Shire Australia Day Awards