Who Will You Nominate For Griffith’s Australia Day Awards?

Wednesday, 19 Oct 2022

Who Will You Nominate For Griffith’s Australia Day Awards? Griffith residents are being encouraged to nominate a person, community group or an event for the prestigious 2023 Australia Day Awards.
The award ceremony is held every year on Australia Day and recognises local volunteers, young people, sporting achievements and events held throughout the year that have enhanced the Griffith community.
Griffith Mayor Doug Curran said nominations were now open for the 2023 awards with locals encouraged to highlight a deserving individual or group.
“Whether it is your neighbour who has been volunteering their time for many decades, someone who goes out of the way to clean up the region, a local sport star doing us proud or even an event that showcases great community spirit,” he said.
“These awards are all about recognising the great people and events shaping our community, the unsung heroes who you believe make Griffith a great place to live.”
Nominations are now open in the following categories:
  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year (Nominees must be under 25 years as at 26 January 2023)
  • Environmental Citizen of the Year
  • Young Environmental Citizen of the Year
  • Community Project of the Year
  • Sportsperson of the Year
  • Junior Sportsperson of the Year
  • Sports Team of the Year
  • Club Person of the Year
You can find the nomination form online at griffith.nsw.gov.au/australiaday
“I urge everyone to think about nominating deserving people so we can show them how much we appreciate their efforts,” added Cr Curran
Nominations close 9am, Wednesday 24 November 2022.
The Australia Day Award Ceremony will be held on Thursday, 26 January 2023 at Griffith Regional Theatre. Please contact Griffith City Council on 1300 176 077  for more information.
***ends***

January 2023

  • Art Gallery Celebrates 40 Years With The Launch Of The 2023 Program
    Art Gallery Celebrates 40 Years With The Launch Of The 2023 Program
    Tuesday, 31 Jan 2023

    Griffith Regional Art Gallery will celebrate 40 years with the launch the 2023 exhibition program and a very special guest.

    Read more
  • A Massive Weekend Of Sport Ahead For Griffith
    A Massive Weekend Of Sport Ahead For Griffith
    Monday, 30 Jan 2023

    Griffith sport lovers are in for a treat this weekend with a range of top-class events added to the usual fixtures.

    Read more
  • Griffith Australia Day Winners Congratulated
    Griffith Australia Day Winners Congratulated
    Friday, 27 Jan 2023

    Sister Patricia Johnson has been named Griffith's Australia Day Citizen of the Year.

    Read more
  • Griffin Green Housing Project Reaches A New Milestone
    Griffin Green Housing Project Reaches A New Milestone
    Wednesday, 25 Jan 2023

    Argyle Housing and Griffith City Council’s Griffin Green Project has reached a new milestone with 20 townhouses taking shape, civil works well underway and preparations for the remediation of Dave Taylor Park to commence in the coming weeks.

    Read more
  • Regional Produce Hampers A Huge Success
    Regional Produce Hampers A Huge Success
    Tuesday, 24 Jan 2023

    Regional produce proved a popular Christmas list item in December, with close to 200 hampers ordered.

    Read more
  • Griffith City Library Launches 2023 Book Club Program
    Griffith City Library Launches 2023 Book Club Program
    Monday, 23 Jan 2023

    If you have a love of books and are interested in meeting with others to talk about books and share the enjoyment of reading, then the Griffith City Library Book Club program is for you.

    Read more
  • Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus Detected In Griffith
    Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus Detected In Griffith
    Friday, 20 Jan 2023

    Residents are encouraged to take measures to protect themselves against mosquito bites following the detection of Murray Valley Encephalitis (MVE) virus in mosquitoes in Griffith this week.

    Read more
  • Griffith City Library Courtyard Gets A Revamp
    Griffith City Library Courtyard Gets A Revamp
    Friday, 20 Jan 2023

    The Griffith City Library courtyard has undergone a transformation, with members invited to check out the newly revamped space.

    Read more
  • Musical Production Team Announced And Performers Wanted!
    Musical Production Team Announced And Performers Wanted!
    Friday, 20 Jan 2023

    Griffith Regional Theatre is pleased to announce the production team for the upcoming Community Musical The Wedding Singer, due to hit the stage in September, as the call goes out for performers.

    Read more
  • Survival Day Event Back In 2023
    Survival Day Event Back In 2023
    Wednesday, 18 Jan 2023

    Griffith’s Survival Day is back and it’s going to be even bigger and better this year!

    Read more
  • Reflect, Respect And Celebrate - Griffith Australia Day Nominees Announced
    Reflect, Respect And Celebrate - Griffith Australia Day Nominees Announced
    Wednesday, 18 Jan 2023

    On Thursday 26 January the Griffith community is encouraged to Reflect, Respect and Celebrate our nation and our people. Australia Day 2023 will present a particularly poignant and special opportunity to recognise the resilience of Australians and to focus on what we can achieve as a community and nation.

    Read more
  • Lake Wyangan Moves To Red Alert
    Lake Wyangan Moves To Red Alert
    Tuesday, 17 Jan 2023

    Griffith City Council wishes to advise that Lake Wyangan (North) is now on red alert.

    Read more
  • Residents Invited To First Community Opinion Group (cog) Meeting For 2023
    Residents Invited To First Community Opinion Group (cog) Meeting For 2023
    Tuesday, 17 Jan 2023

    Griffith City Council will kick off community consultation for 2023 on Tuesday 7 February, with the first Community Opinion Group (COG) Meeting held at the new Griffith Regional Sports Centre.

    Read more
  • Dive In Movie Set To Be A Super Splash In Griffith
    Dive In Movie Set To Be A Super Splash In Griffith
    Thursday, 12 Jan 2023

    In the lead up to Australia Day in Griffith, locals are invited to beat the heat with a Dive in Movie on Saturday 21 January 2023. Head to Griffith Regional Aquatic Leisure Centre (GRALC) to cool down while enjoying DC League of Superpets.

    Read more
  • Green Light Given To Lake Wyangan Flood Pump And Pipeline Project
    Green Light Given To Lake Wyangan Flood Pump And Pipeline Project
    Thursday, 12 Jan 2023

    Griffith City Council will reallocate funds in the 2022/23 budget to address unprecedented water levels at Lake Wyangan following last year’s floods.

    Read more
  • Art Gallery Opens For 2023 With Unlemon: A Meandering Tale Of Citrus
    Art Gallery Opens For 2023 With Unlemon: A Meandering Tale Of Citrus
    Monday, 09 Jan 2023

    Unlemon – a meandering tale of citrus reveals a multilayered story of citrus – its origins, trajectory, diversity and tenacity, is open from Saturday 14 January at Griffith Regional Art Gallery, kicking off the 2023 season.

    Read more
Griffith City Council Websites