Australia Day Awards

As Hume joins together to welcome new citizens on Australia Day, we also recognise the many people in our community who take time out of their busy lives to help and inspire others. Each year we honour our outstanding citizens with the annual, community-nominated Hume Australia Day Awards.

Awards are presented in the following categories:

  • Hume Citizen of the Year
  • Hume Young Citizen of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year: Open to any community group or individual who organised and ran an outstanding community event within the Hume municipality, that has encouraged community participation and social cohesion. 

How to nominate 

Nominations for the 2017 Australia Day Awards will open on 17 October 2016.
Nomination forms may be downloaded from this site, or obtained in person from one of Council’s Customer Service Centres from 17 October 2016.

Find out more about the 2015 Award winners

Updated : 3:48 PM, 19 September 2016

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