Programs & Awards

Community Citizen of the Year

The Community Citizen of the Year Awards recognise outstanding contribution by local people to local communities throughout Western Australia.
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The Community Citizen of the Year Awards has a number of key objectives which include:

  • To engender community contribution and participation.
  • To encourage community harmony and engagement at a local level.
  • To showcase grass-roots community involvement, achievement and capacity-building initiatives.

Who do we recognise?

There are four awards categories:

  • Community Citizen of the Year
  • Young Community Citizen of the Year (16 – 30 years of age)
  • Senior Community Citizen of the Year (over 65 years of age)
  • Active Citizenship – group or event

The recipients will have been judged to have met a number of criteria including significant contribution to building harmony and inclusion with the local community, leadership on a community issue resulting in the enhancement of community life, a significant initiative which has brought about positive change and added value to community life and inspiring qualities as a role model for the community.

Visit the official Citizen of the Year website for more information and to nominate.

Nominations are open all year round with a dedicated campaign in September – October each year.

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