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Nominations for Australia Day Awards close soon

Wednesday 16 Nov 2022
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Nominations for the City of Marion’s 2023 Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards close this Friday (November 18).

These annual awards recognise the individuals, organisations and event organisers who have made a positive contribution to the Marion community.

They are hosted by the City of Marion at a special Australia Day community celebration and are presented by the Australia Day Council of South Australia.

In 2023 the City of Marion will be presenting awards for Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Event and Sports Person/Team of the Year Award.

Nominees must be Australian citizens to be eligible and Young Citizen of the Year nominees must be under 30 years of age on January 26, 2023.

Members of the community are invited to submit nominations in these categories. Areas of service can include education, health, fundraising, youth outreach, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, and the environment.

Visit the City of Marion website for nomination forms and more information, including details of past winners.

How to nominate:

Nomination forms are available on the City of Marion website or from the Admin Building on 245 Sturt Road, Sturt. Nominations close 5 pm, Friday, 18 November 2022.

The South Adelaide Rugby League Club’s Women’s Team won the Sports Person/Team of the Year Award in 2022.

Team Captain Sophie McClure said: “Being awarded for mentoring young girls is a massive achievement but it’s more than that – it’s about seeking a positive future for our community and player pathways which is a win in any sport.”

Watch Sophie encouraging the community to nominate a community achiever for a City of Marion Australia Day Award on our YouTube channel.

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