Nominate someone for Australia Day award
DO YOU know someone who has been making a big difference in the Bundaberg region over the last 12 months in business, community, creative or sporting pursuits?
Bundaberg Mayor Mal Forman encouraged residents to recognise a deserving local through the Australia Day Spirit Awards before nominations closed this Friday, November 13.
"Nominations are closing for the 2016 Australia Day Spirit Awards and I urge residents to take the time to detail the achievements of someone they know is going the extra mile for their community," Cr Forman said.
"This is a meaningful gesture to show how much we appreciate their efforts and all that they bring to our region.
"Don't let the contributions of community-minded residents go unrewarded."
Cr Forman said there were 11 award categories with awards available for individuals, groups, businesses and events.
Nomination categories include:
• Citizen of the year
• Young citizen spirit award
• Senior citizen spirit award
• Community spirit award
• Community event of the year award
• Creative spirit award
• Junior creative spirit award
• Green spirit award
• Sporting spirit award
• Junior sporting spirit award
• Business spirit award
Nominations forms can be found at bundaberg.qld.gov.au or by heading to any Council Service Centre.
Nominations close November 13, 2015.