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Posted: Sep 21, 2022

Dorset Australia Day Awards | NOW OPEN

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2023 Dorset Australia Day Awards - which will be presented at the Dorset Australia Day Civic Ceremony to be held during the evening on January 25, 2023.

Nominations can be submitted under the following categories:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year (<30 @ 26 January 2023)
  • Dorset Volunteer of the Year
  • Dorset Sports Award
  • Community Event of the Year

For more information on each of the categories, please read the guidelines available here.  A copy of the Nomination Form can also be downloaded here.  Nominations must be submitted by close of business on 9 December 2022, and can be emailed, posted or dropped off to the Council Offices.  For more information or any questions, please contact Customer Service/Community Liaison Officer, Elizabeth Hadley on 03 6352 6500.