It's time to give a shout out to the unsung heroes of Harden who make a positive difference to our community, by nominating them for a 2020 Australia Day Award with nominations now open for various award categories.
Hilltops Mayor Brian Ingram said the awards are an opportunity to recognise individuals and groups across the Hilltops Region who help, organise, give or campaign for the benefit of others.
"It's important to acknowledge and thank these special people and the Australia Day Awards are a great way to do this," Mayor Ingram said.
"The awards also inspire others to become involved and continue building on the work already being carried out by these generous people who give their time and effort so selflessly to the community.
"This is an outstanding opportunity to provide formal recognition to residents who have demonstrated an outstanding community service and a contribution to the progress and growth of our area," Mayor Ingram shared.
Nominations for the following awards in Harden are now open:
- Junior Citizen of the Year
- Citizen of the Year
- Senior Citizen of the Year
- Community Involvement in Sport
- Towncare Award
The Harden area includes Harden-Murrumburrah and the villages of Wombat, Galong and Jugiong.
Nomination are to be in writing with a short resume about the person being nominated.
Nominations for Harden awards close on Tuesday, December 24, 2019.
Nomination forms for all awards are available online at www.hilltops.nsw.gov.au
Awards winners will be announced on Australia Day, 26 January 2020.