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Australia Day Awards

Nominations have opened for the 2022 City of Marion Australia Day Awards.

The awards will recognise Marion’s community achievers as part of Australia’s biggest annual celebration. Mayor Hanna will present the awards at a special community celebration.

Nominations are being sought in the categories of:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year
  • Sports Person / Team of the Year

All nominees will be invited to attend and will all receive a certificate.

The nomination form is available below. Please download the form, print it out, fill out the required information and return it.

Nomination forms are also available from Council venues.

All nominations must be submitted by Friday, 26 November.

For more information, please the customer service centre on 8375 6600.

Please click below to download the 2022 nomination form:

The awards recognise Marion’s community achievers as part of Australia’s biggest annual celebration.

Mayor Hanna presented the awards at a special event on Tuesday, 26 January 2021.

Please join us in congratulating the City of Marion's Australia Day award nominees and recipients who have been recognised for their outstanding commitment to serving the community.

Citizen of the Year - joint winners Ines Patritti of Patritti Wines and Graeme Botting of the Lions Club of Hallett Cove & Districts Inc.

Sports Team of the YearThe Marion RSL Bowling Club

Community Event of the Year - Twilight Market by the Hallett Cove Business Association

Previous City of Marion Australia Day Award recipients

2020 City of Marion Australia Day Award recipients

Citizen of the Year - John Turner

Young Citizen of the Year – Jessica Musson

Community Event of the Year - 25th Anniversary of the Emmaus Christian College and Ernabella APY School Cultural exchange partnership - Emmaus Christian College

2019 City of Marion Australia Day Awards Recipients

Citizen of the Year - Emilie Ripinskis

Young Citizen of the Year - Chelsea Long

Event of the Year - Marion Markets

Sportsperson / Team of the Year - Marion Football Club

2018 City of Marion Australia Day Awards recipients

Citizen of the Year - Ray Trenorden

Young Citizen of the Year - Renee Pounsett

Event of the Year - Marion Christmas Bazaar

Sportsperson / Team of the Year - Marion Swimming Club

2017 City of Marion Australia Day Awards recipients

Citizen of the Year - Robyn Richards

Young Citizen of the Year - Amy Rust

Community Event of the Year - Maker Faire 2016

Sportsperson / Team of the Year - Kyle Chalmers

2016 City of Marion Australia Day Awards recipients

Citizen of the Year - Peter Stretton

Young Citizen of the Year - Charlotte Rayner

Community Event of the Year - ANZAC Day Dawn Servce at Hallett Cove - Hallett Cove Lions Inc.

Sportsperson / Team of the Year - Rayna Anesbury

2015 City of Marion Australia Day Awards recipients

Citizen of the Year - David Jarman

Young Citizen of the Year - Aidan Barry

Community Event of the Year - Marion Historical Village Intergenerational Games Day

Sportsperson / Team of the Year - Sturt Marion under 17 girls soccer team