The awards reward and recognise individuals and organisations making a notable contribution during the current year, and/or those who have given outstanding service over a number of years. Community service 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 a community.
The awards will be presented on Australia Day 26 January 2018 at the City of Rockingham Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony. The nomination categories are:
- Community Citizen of the Year
- Community Citizen of the Year Youth (under 25 years of age)
- Community Citizen of the Year – Senior (over 65 years of age)
- Active Citizenship (Group or Event)
Nominations can be made online. Nomination forms are also be available at Civic Functions and at the City Administration Building.
The closing date for nominations is Tuesday 31 October 2017.
Please note sitting members of State, Federal and Local Government are not eligible for nomination.