The search is on to find Mornington Peninsula’s most dedicated, generous and community minded people.


Do you know someone whose contribution to our community deserves to be recognised?


Nominations for the 2019 Australia Day Local Awards are now open for Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Community Event of the Year.


Nominate someone who makes a real difference in your community and give them the opportunity to be rewarded and recognised for their important contribution by nominating them for Citizen of the Year or Young Citizen of the Year, in the 2019 Australia Day Local Awards. The Community Event of the Year category celebrates and acknowledges all the hard work that goes into organising activities for people to enjoy across the Mornington Peninsula. All types of events can be nominated including sporting events, charity events, community events, cultural events, music events and festivals.


A Selection Panel comprising of community representatives will assess the applications and select a winner for each category.  Winners will be announced as part of the Australia Day Celebrations on Australia Day 26 January 2019.


For more information contact Christine Aslanidis on 5950 1137 or


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