Australia Day Awards

Nominations for Australia Day Awards 2018 are now closed.

The Baw Baw Shire Council Australia Day Awards 2018 honour Baw Baw Shire citizens who have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year and/or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years.

Award categories include:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Australia Day Medallion
  • Community Event of the Year
  • Community Contribution - Sporting Achievement
  • Community Contribution - Environmental Achievement
  • Community Contribution - Cultural Achievement

The annual Baw Baw Shire Australia Day Awards ceremony were held from on Thursday 25 January 2018 at the Warragul Country Club.


Australia Day Award Winners 2018

Congratulations to all the Baw Baw Shire Australia Day Award recipients for 2018!

  • Citizen of the Year - Judy Farmer
  • Young Citizen of the Year - Jacob Bush
  • Community Event of the Year - Warragul SnowFest
  • Australia Day Medallion Recipients - Debbie Brown and Matt Runnalls
  • Community Contribution - Environmental Achievement - Friend's of Drouin's Trees
  • Community Contribution - Cultural Achievement - Baw Baw Arts Alliance

Baw Baw Shire Council would also like to sincerely thank each of the individuals and groups who dedicate their time to organise Australia Day events across the Shire each year.