Richmond Valley Council advises that nominations are now open for individuals or organisations for the 2012 Australia Day Awards in the following categories:
Citizen of the Year (18 years of age and over); Youth of the Year (17 years and under); Sports Person of the Year; Sporting Team of the Year; Community Event of the Year; Cultural Champion of the Year; Indigenous Champion of the Year; Environmental Champion of the Year.
Nomination forms and award criteria are available at Council’s Evans Head and Casino offices, Woodburn Visitor Information Centre, Casino Visitor Information Centre and Casino Library. They can also be downloaded from Council’s website: www.richmondvalley.nsw.gov.au or requested by phoning Council’s offices on 6660 0300 during business hours.
All nominations must be submitted by 4.00pm on Friday, 9 December 2011. For further enquiries contact the Events and Cultural Liaison Officer at Richmond Valley Council on 6660 0300.