About the Awards
The winners were selected from an outstanding field of nominees, each representing members of the community who have gone above and beyond in serving the city and their fellow citizens.
This could be a:
- family member
- community leader
The recipients are announced at our Australia Day Awards Ceremony held in January at the Knox Civic Centre.
Award winners are selected by the Australia Day Awards Committee.
Nominations for the awards open in September each year.
Nominations are invited in the following categories:
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
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Or call our Governance team on 9298 8000.