Australia Day Citizen of the Year

Do you know someone who makes your community a better place?

The Citizen of the Year Awards are proudly sponsored by the Department of Housing and Community Development.

The Citizen of the Year Awards are administered by local Councils across the Northern Territory.

The Awards recognise individuals and organisations that have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year, and/or given outstanding service over a number of years, to a local community over and above normal employment duties.

Outstanding contribution and community service including areas such as education, health, fundraising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, the environment, or any other area that contributes to the advancement and wellbeing of a community.

Nominate someone who makes a real difference in your community and give them the opportunity to be rewarded and recognised for their contribution.

Contact the Nhulunbuy Corporation to nominate for the 2020 Citizen of the Year Awards. Nominations Close Friday 13th December 2019.

Citizen of the Year Information Sheet

Citizen of the Year Nomination Form


Citizen of the Year

To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen.

Young Citizen of the Year

To be eligible, the person must be

an Australian Citizen under 30 years of age on January 26, 2020.

Community Event of the Year

This is presented to the person/group who has staged the most outstanding community event during the past year.


Every Council across the Northern Territory seeks nominations within their local area, with the award recipients typically announced at the Council’s Australia Day celebrations.