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

Award winners for 2020 were announced in a private ceremony held in Dee Why Council Chambers on Thursday 23 January 2020 from 6pm. The ceremony was recorded and is available to watch.

2021 Awards

The call for nominations will open later in the year. 

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

More information

Please contact Natalie Watson on 9942 2231 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.