We invite you to nominate amazing people who have made a positive difference in our community. This includes people who reach out to help others, volunteer at schools and clubs, or work to sustain the environment.
Nominations close 22 November 2021.
Nominations are invited in the following categories:
Australia Day Award ceremony
Winners and nominees will be honoured and celebrated on Australia Day, Wednesday 26 January.
About the Awards
Each year on Australia Day, we honour everyday heroes in the Knox Community. Winners are selected from an outstanding field of nominees, each representing members of the community who have gone above and beyond to make a positive impact in Knox.
Current award winners
The 2021 Knox Local Australia Day Awards recipients were:
- Citizen of the Year: Christine Ellis
- Young Citizen of the Year: Aimee Bugeja
- Elder Citizen of the Year: Christel Huwald
- Volunteer of the Year: Manoj Varsani
- Local Hero: Eve John.
Previous award winners
The 2020 Knox Local Australia Day Awards recipients were:
- Citizen of the Year: Gary Cantwell
- Young Citizen of the Year: Sam Heydon
- Elder Citizen of the Year: Jeanette Spencer
- Volunteer of the Year: Neil Morriss
- Environmentalist of the Year: Erica Peters
- Local Hero: Sam Jelley
Contact us and we will get back to you.
Or call our Governance team on 9298 8000.