We acknowledge people, community groups and organisations that make Wollongong a better place.
The 2023 City of Wollongong Australia Day Awards recipients have been announced!
See our Australia Day Awards page for more information.
The Local Government Regional NAIDOC Awards celebrate the contribution and achievements of Aboriginal* communities in Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama and Shoalhaven local government areas.
The 2023 awards will be hosted by Kiama Municipal Council on Saturday 29 July.
Nominations are open until 30 June 2023. Visit Kiama Municipal Council's website to learn more or submit a nomination.
*Note: 'Aboriginal' includes Torres Strait Islander people.
Our Recognition Receptions are held twice a year to acknowledge the outstanding achievements of individuals and organisations in our city. This can include national Roll of Honour recipients, volunteers, academics, sportspeople and others who contribute to our community.
If you’d like to suggest someone to be included in a future recognition reception, email or call us on (02) 4227 7111.
Recipients of Keys to the City of Wollongong
|2022||Professor Justin Yerbury AM|
|2009||St George Illawarra Dragons|
|2005||26 Army Cadet Unit|
|1997||TS Albatross Cadets|