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Published on 13 September 2023
Nominations are now open for the 2024 Hepburn Shire Council Community Awards.
Mayor, Cr Brian Hood, said that each year Council’s Community Awards recognise local citizens and groups who make a significant contribution to our community.
“Community Awards are a great way to recognise those in our community who bring about positive change and make valuable contributions to the wellbeing of the broader community. Anyone can nominate a citizen or community group for an award,” said Cr Brian Hood.
We are seeking nominations in the following categories:
Last year’s winners were John Drife (Citizen of the Year), Atticus Punt-Trethewey (Young Citizen of the Year) and The Great Dividing Trail Association Reconciliation Walks (Event of the Year).
Council announces the awards during a Civic Event on 25 January each year. Nominations will close at 5pm on 20 October 2023.
For more information or to make a nomination, visit Council’s website https://www.hepburn.vic.gov.au/Community-awards
(Image: Last year's recipients Tim Bach representing the Great Dividing Trail Association (GDTA) Reconciliation Walks (Event of the Year), John Drife (Citizen of the Year) and Atticus Punt-Trethewey (Young Citizen of the Year))