Australia Day award applications for 2021 are now open.
Finalists will be notified prior to Australia Day and the winners will be announced on 26 January at the Australia Day Awards Presentation.
The Australia Day Awards have become the most sought-after, prestigious and publicly recognised awards program in the Blacktown City.
The awards recognise and pay tribute to local individuals who have made outstanding contribution to community service, have attained remarkable achievement in education, sport, the arts or a community group that have organised a successful event in the community.
Contribution includes areas such as; education, health, fundraising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, the environment, or any other area that contributes to the advancement and wellbeing of the Blacktown community.
We encourage you to submit nominations for yourself, a friend, family member, community leader or colleague who you believe have gone above and beyond their call of duty to serve the Blacktown community throughout the 2020 year.
Let’s give them the recognition they deserve!
Applications will close 5.30pm, Friday 8th January, 2021. For further information, please contact our Community Events team on 02 9839 6000 or email.
To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen who has on a voluntary basis, contributed to the welfare and betterment of the people within the Blacktown community throughout the year and/or over a number of years.
To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen and 21 years of age or less on 26 January 2020, who has provided outstanding community service and/or attained outstanding achievement in academics, sport or the arts during the year and/or over a number of years.
This is presented to the group that have staged the most outstanding community event during 2019.
This award is open to individuals and organisations within Blacktown City championing litter reduction and/or environmental initiatives in the local community. Local recipients of this environmental award will go in the running to become the state winner and receive a grant valued at $5,000 to go towards their community initiative.