Nominate now to help us thank our community legends on Australia Day

Mayor of Hume City, Cr Carly Moore said we are very fortunate to have many dedicated community members and quiet achievers volunteering their time to make our community a great place to live.

“Every single local school, sporting club, seniors club, special interest group, fundraiser or community event simply would not be possible without these amazing individuals,” Cr Moore said.

“Often the worthiest recipients are the people who buckle down behind the scenes; are always there lending a helping hand; or are the first to volunteer when there is a job to be done.

“These people make time in their busy day-to-day lives to help others and often achieve incredible things without very much recognition – that is why we are asking you to share their stories with us.

“It is important we say thank you and make sure our community heroes know how much we value and appreciate the things they do to help.”

Council has a proud tradition of recognising outstanding contributions made to the Hume community through the presentation of the Australia Day Awards.

Nominations for the 2019 Hume City Council Australia Day Awards are now open and will be presented in the following categories:

  • Hume Citizen of the Year
  • Hume Young Citizen of the Year
  • Hume Community Event of the Year

The 2018 Hume City Council Australia Day Award winners were:

  • Hume Citizens of the Year, Rick Byers and Jason Moore
  • Hume Young Citizen of the Year Award, Michelle Grover
  • Hume Event of the Year, the inaugural ANZAC Day Service at the Craigieburn War Memorial

You are invited to nominate a person who is a resident of the Hume municipality, or an event that was held in the Hume municipality. Nominations close at 5pm on Wednesday 19 December 2018.

The 2019 Hume City Council Australia Day Awards will be presented at a public ceremony to be held on Saturday 26 January 2019, commencing at 9.00am at the Craigieburn Global Learning Centre. All members of the public are invited to attend.

For more information or to submit a nomination visit

Posted on 12:00 PM, 23 November 2018

Updated : 4:41 PM, 23 November 2018

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