Upper Lachlan nominations open for Australia Day Awards

Do you know someone who makes a difference to our community or an outstanding event worthy of recognition?

Nominations for the 2020 Upper Lachlan Shire Australia Day Awards are now open.

The awards are an opportunity to recognise exceptional examples of citizenship and achievement within the area, Upper Lachlan Shire Council's general manager John Bell said.

"The Upper Lachlan Shire has a wonderful sense of community," Mr Bell said.

"The local Australia Day Awards are an opportunity to honour our unsung heroes."

Residents can nominate for the citizen of the year aged over 18-years and young citizen aged under 18-years citizen, or for sportsperson and young sportsperson of the year, and for the event of the year.

Nominations close on October 25 at 4pm.

More information, including the eligibility criteria, is available from the council's offices or on the Upper Lachlan Shire Council website.

Nominate an outstanding citizen or event for recognition at the 2020 Australia Day celebrations. Photo: Clare McCabe

Nominate an outstanding citizen or event for recognition at the 2020 Australia Day celebrations. Photo: Clare McCabe