Australia Day Awards

Australia Day Award recipients 2020

2020 Australia Day Award recipients Newcastle Pride (Community Group of the Year), Michelle Faithfull (Citizen of the Year) and Alexa Stuart (Young Citizen of the Year) with Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes and Councillors Peta Winney-Baartz and John Church.

Citizen of the Year 2021

City of Newcastle awards this title to a worthy recipient for a significant achievement or contribution made over the course of the previous year. Contributions made by the individual may bring regional, national or international recognition to the Newcastle area. Nominations for 2021 have closed.

Young Citizen of the Year 2021

City of Newcastle awards this title to recognise the outstanding contributions made by young citizens to community life. Contributions made by the individual may bring regional, national or international recognition to the Newcastle area and is open to those aged 30 years or under. Nominations for 2021 have closed.

Community Group of the Year 2021

City of Newcastle awards this title to recognise significant contributions that community groups or other non-profit organisations within the community have made to the welfare of people, the quality of life, the arts, science, engineering, the environment or other fields of endeavour. The benefits are normally local, but may include regional, national or international benefits that bring credit to the Newcastle area. Nominations for 2021 have closed.

The City of Newcastle 2021 Australia Day Awards will be announced on 26 January 2021.

All enquiries should be directed to (02) 4974 2198 or via email: awards@ncc.nsw.gov.au.