City of Wollongong Australia Day Awards 2018
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City of Wollongong Australia Day Awards 2018

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Many people contribute to making Wollongong great. That contribution may be in terms of professional, sporting or academic achievement, community work, or as an inspirational role model.
 
Nominations for our Australia Day Awards 2018 were submitted across the following categories:

Citizen of the Year

A person aged 24 and over, on 26 January 2018, who has made a noteworthy and outstanding contribution to the community of Wollongong, particularly over the last two years.

Senior Citizen of the Year

A person aged 65 and over, on 26 January 2018, has made a noteworthy and outstanding contribution to the Wollongong community, particularly over the last two years.

Young Citizen of the Year

A person aged 23 and under on 26 January 2018, who has made a noteworthy and outstanding contribution to our community, particularly over the last two years.

Arts & Cultural Award

A person who has influenced, or made the most valuable contribution to, the performing or visual arts or heritage over 2016 and 2017.

Community Group Award

A local volunteer, not-for-profit or service organisation based in the City of Wollongong which has made an outstanding contribution to the people of our community across 2016 and 2017.

Sports Award

A person who has influenced or made the most valuable contribution to the playing, coaching, management or promotion of at least one sport in our city in 2016 and 2017.

Outstanding Achievement or Innovation Award

A person has influenced or made the most innovative contribution to their endeavours, in such disciplines (but not limited to) science, technology, education and mathematics, research, medicine or the environment, across 2016 and 2017.

All nominees were invited to the Australia Day Awards presentation dinner on Tuesday 23 January 2018, where the winners were announced. Our Australia Day Ambassador Amy Duggan also shared the night with us. 2018 Award winners are listed on our Awards and Recognition page​.
 
Thanks to our Australia Day Award sponsor, the Fairy Meadow Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank
 


 
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