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Australia Day Awards

Do you know someone who has given outstanding service to the community? Or have you been involved in a specific community project which deserves recognition? Nominate them for the Darwin Australia Day Awards! 

Nominate to Win!

Nominate someone who does fantastic things for the Darwin community and you will go in the draw to WIN one of 10, $50.00 Darwin City Boutique Dollars (Ts&Cs apply)

Hurry, nominations close Thursday 30 November 2017.

The Australia Day Awards include, Darwin Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year plus Darwin Community Event of the Year.

  • Darwin Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year receive an Apple iPad 32GB wifi and commemorative certificate.
  • The Darwin Community Event of the Year receives $500 and a commemorative certificate.

Nominations are open until Thursday 30 November 2017! 

Nominate someone who you believe makes the city of Darwin a better place to live, through an ongoing contribution or an outstanding effort during the year.

2018 Australia Day Awards Nomination Form

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Eligibility requirements

The awards are there to recognise individuals and groups who have contributed above and beyond to the community.

  • Nominees for Young Citizen of the Year must be 29 years old or younger.
  • Nominees for Citizen of the Year, must 29 years old or older on 26 January 2018.
  • All nominees must be a resident of the Darwin municipality.

More Information

For assistance with your nomination to Darwin's Australia Day Awards, please contact the Community Events Coordinator on

08 8930 0300

For information on other Australia Day Awards and events, please contact the Australia Day Council. 

08 8924 4204

visit the Australia Day Council website

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