Citizen of the Year Awards

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2021 Citizen of the Year Award recipients Janice Musumeci, Chair of Hamilton Business Association Inc. (Community Group of the Year), Jaci Lappin (Senior Citizen of the Year), Professor Kelvin Kong (Citizen of the Year) and Samantha Poolman (Young Citizen of the Year) with Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes.

Citizen of the Year

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.

Young Citizen of the Year

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.

Senior Citizen of the Year

City of Newcastle awards this title to recognise the outstanding contributions made by Novocastrians aged 60 years and over. Contributions made by the individual may bring regional, national or international recognition to the Newcastle area.

Community Group of the Year

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.

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