Australia Day 2023

Australia Day 2023

Council assists the Australia Day Committee (Victoria) to reflect, respect and celebrate with our local community through events and local government awards that provide an important opportunity to acknowledge local achievements and outstanding contributions.


Nominations for 2023 Australia Day Awards

Nominations for the 2023 Australia Day Awards are now open and will be presented at the annual awards ceremony held on Thursday, 26 January 2023 in two events at Stawell and St Arnaud.

Australia Day 2023 Nomination Form 


Important information when nominating:

  • Self-nominations will not be accepted. 

  • Supporting evidence may be attached to the nomination form.

  • Incomplete nomination forms will not be considered. 

  • Nomination forms must be received by 5pm Friday 16 December 2022 

  • The nominee must be an Australian Citizen and reside in the Northern Grampians Shire. 

  • The selection panel will make their decisions based on the criteria for each award and the information provided with the nomination forms. 

  • The selection panel will determine which category nominations are assigned to and reserves the right to consider any nomination for any award category. 

  • The decision of the selection panel is final, and no correspondence will be entered into. 

  • In the event that no nominations are received in any of the categories, the selection panel reserves the right to grant the award to a group, event or citizen of its choice. 

  • All nominees and nominators will receive an invitation to the award ceremony at which the Mayor and Australia Day Ambassador will present the awards.