Australia Day Awards

The annual Baw Baw Shire Australia Day Awards ceremony honours and acknowledges individuals and groups who have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year and/or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years.

All winners are nominated by fellow community members.

Nominations for the 2021 Australia Day Awards are now open. 


Award categories

Citizen of the Year

  • A person who had made a noteworthy contribution during the previous year, and/or given outstanding service to the community over a number of years.

Young Citizen of the Year

  • A person aged under 25 years who has given outstanding service to the community.

Community Organisation of the Year

  • An organisation/group who performed a service to the community, raising funds for a charity, event or project. 

 How to make a nomination

Nominations for Baw Baw Shire Council Australia Day Awards 2021 are open now, closing 5pm on Sunday 29 November 2020 Please use the form below to tell us why you think someone in our community is deserving of special recognition in one or more of the categories listed above.