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Citizen of the Year Awards


Citizen of the Year Award:
To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen.

Young Citizen of the Year Award: 
To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen and must be 30 years of age or less on 26 January in the year of the award presentation.

Community Event of the Year Award: 
This is presented to the person/group who has staged the most outstanding community event during the past year.

Nominate someone who makes a real difference in your community and give them the opportunity to be rewarded and recognised for their important contribution.

Nominations for the 2019 Citizen of the Year Award are closed. 


The City of Adelaide Award Recipients 2019

Community Event of the Year: Walk a Mile in My Boots

Young Citizen of the Year: Amber Cronin

Citizen of the Year: Mr Tim Seymour-Smith and Mr Mike Chalmers


Each local Council in South Australia seek nominations in their local Council area, with the award recipients typically announced at the Council’s Australia Day celebrations.

All nominations will be assessed by Council’s Civic Recognition Working Group. Members include the Lord Mayor, Deputy Lord Mayor, Councillors, and the Chief Executive Officer. Once the Working Group has made its decision, nominees will be contacted regarding the outcome and to discuss the arrangements for the Award conferring ceremony.

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