The Australia Day Awards Committee consider nominations and select recipients for the program.
It's made up of current Councillors. The winners from the previous year are also invited to be on the judging panel.
The Committee's objectives are to select and award outstanding achievements for the following categories:
- Young Citizen of the Year
- Elder Citizen of the Year
- Local Hero
- Environmentalist of the Year
- Volunteer of the Year
- Citizen of the Year.
These awards make up the Knox local Australia Day Awards program.
Council appoints Councillors to take part in the Committee.
Current Committee Councillors
The current Councillors are:
- Cr Allred
- Cr Laukens.
Meetings take place annually.
The Committee operates alongside a Terms of Reference.
Nominations for Australia Day Awards
Know someone who has made a contribution to the Knox community?
Nominations for the awards open in September each year.
Contact us and we will get back to you.
Or call our Governance Department on 9298 8000.