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.

View details of each of the Citizen of the Year Award categories or the previous award recipients.

Details of person being nominated
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Does the nominee currently live and /or work in the Newcastle Local Government Area?
Is the nominee an Australia citizen?:

Is the nominee aware of the nomination:

What is the nominee's age as at 26 January 2022?
Two Referees
Selection Criteria for Citizen of the Year
Describe your nominee's contributions. How are they an inspirational role model? How have they demonstrated excellence in their field and to the community and why is their contribution considered extraordinary?
Does your nominee inspire through demonstrated leadership, innovation or creativity? Please list other achievements and contributions you think should be taken into account by the panel.
Describe the benefits that your nominee's contribution have brought to individuals, community organisations, or the community in general.
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Upload copies of additional documents such as letters of commendation, awards the nominee has received, press articles and any other relevant information to support this nomination (optional).
I declare that the information about the nominee and his/her achievements or contribution contained in this nomination is to my knowledge true and accurate.

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