Nominations are now closed.  

Each year Northern Beaches Council celebrates and recognises outstanding contributions from local residents and volunteers through our annual Australia Day Awards. 

Nominations for the 2020 Australia Day Awards will open 12 September 2019 and will close 9am, 14 November. Award winners will be announced in January 2020.

The Guidelines and Criteria for nominating must be read before commencing your nomination. 


  • Citizen of the Year: No age restriction; one award to be granted
  • Senior Citizen of the Year: 65 years or older; one award to be granted
  • Young Citizen of the Year: Under 25 years; one award to be granted
  • Sportsperson of the Year: No age restriction; one award to be granted
  • Community Event of the Year: One award to be granted
  • Outstanding Community Service Award: No age restriction; up to 15 awards may be granted

Submit a nomination

You must register before you can nominate online.

You are able to complete the form in sections rather than all at once, by saving your changes to your registered account. This makes it easy to collect all of the data you need before submitting the final form.


More information

Please contact Natalie Watson on 9942 2231 for assistance should you have trouble with creating an account or completing the online form. 

Honour Roll

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