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Nominations for the 2024 Awards are now open!

Northern Beaches Council aims to recognise and celebrate the outstanding contributions of local residents, community groups and events.

Each year Northern Beaches Council acknowledges special individuals and event organisers who make a difference in our community across several award categories.

This year will see a new category introduced - Community Group of the Year and for the first time ever the Outstanding Achievement Award is open to non-Australian Citizens.

Nominations close midnight, Monday 30 October. 

Award winners will be announced in a private ceremony to be held on Thursday 25 January 2024. 


  • Citizen of the Year
  • Senior Citizen of the Year (65 years and over)
  • Young Citizen of the Year (under 25 years)
  • Outstanding Community Service Awards 
  • Sportsperson of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year 
  • Community Group of the Year *New Award

More information

Please contact Volunteer Coordinator on 02 8495 5518 or for more information about the Australia Day Awards. 

Honour Roll

We congratulate our past Australia Day Award winners and thank them for the outstanding contributions they have made to the community.

Read more detail about the award recipients.


Australia Day Awards Assessment Panel – Expression of Interest

We are seeking Expressions of Interest from local residents to fill community representative positions on the 2024 Australia Day Awards Assessment Panel. 

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