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Keys to the City

The Key to the City is the highest honour Council can bestow on a group or individual.

The Key to the City is presented by the Lord Mayor to an individual or group to acknowledge and recognise their outstanding contribution to the City of Adelaide.

Recipients of The Keys to The City

The Key to the City of Adelaide Honour Board can be found in the Council Chambers of the Adelaide Town Hall.

Recipient

Date Received

Governor Michael Dukakis

14.02.91

Captain Anthony Sturt

29.05.91

David Hookes

29.04.92

His All Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama

1.05.92

The Salvation Army

17.05.92

John Fitzgerald

3.12.93

Reverend Ivor Bailey

13.12.94

Archbishop Stylianos

1.10.95

Mark Woodforde

30.01.96

1996 S.A. Sheffield Shield Cricket Team

3.05.96

Adelaide Girls Choir

22.06.96

Andrew S.W. Thomas (PHD)

24.09.96

His All Holiness, The Ecumenical Patriarch
Vartholomeos 1

11.11.96

Dame Roma Mitchell AC DBE

27.11.96

HMAS Adelaide

6.02.97

Maritime Patrol Group RAAF Edinburgh

6.02.97

Adelaide Football Club “The Crows”

3.10.97

Adelaide “Lightning” Women’s Basketball Team

5.05.98

Adelaide “36ers” Men’s Basketball Team

4.07.98

Band of the South Australia Police

15.09.98

Adelaide “Thunderbirds” Netball Team

20.10.98

Stuart O’Grady

10.11.99

Lleyton Hewitt

13.09.01

Dr Jeffery Tate

26.09.01

Mark Ricciuto

2.12.03

Barry Humphries

12.12.03

John Coetzee

18.01.04

Port Adelaide Football Club

28.09.04

Rupert Murdoch

25.10.04

Dr Bill Griggs AM

28.02.06

Adelaide United Football Club

8.12.08

Cheong Yew Liew OAM

10.05.10

Adelaide Football Club
Women’s Team “The Crows”

28.04.17

Ms Gillian Rolton OAM 

3.10.2017

To Nominate

The Order of Australia Nomination form is acknowledged as the basis of this application.

Nominations are confidential and under no circumstances will the Nominee be contacted directly by City of Adelaide staff for any information.

Please note that you are not allowed to nominate a family member, relative or employer for an Award.

All nominations need two supporters and two referees. As the primary supporter, you will need their contact details for completing this form. Both supporters and referees may be contacted by City of Adelaide staff to discuss the nomination further.

Nominate via Email

DOWNLOAD NOW: Keys to The City Nomination Form (DOCX)

Email your nomination to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

More about the Key to the City can be found on page 95 to 98, point 28.6 to 28.30, of the City of Adelaide Standing Orders.

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Nominee Details

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Details about the achievements you think should be acknowledged

Please fully answer ALL of the following questions. Do not assume that the Lord Mayor or that Council staff are knowledgeable about the endeavours you are discussing. Please ensure you fully describe why and how your Nominee (can be either an individual or group) has excelled and in what areas.

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REFEREES’ DETAILS

Each nomination must have three independent Referees who can talk knowledgeably about the Nominee and achievements you have identified. We may also ask them for written information that can help to verify the achievements you have highlighted so please choose people who will be able to help us with these tasks. In case one of your Referees is difficult to contact we ask you to provide contact details for three people and to list them in order of preference. In some cases we may need to contact all three.

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