Citizen of the Year


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Each year Council invites community members to submit nominations on behalf of individuals and groups who have provided significant contribution to our community by way of services, projects, programs or events. Although there is no limit to the number of additional awards that can be presented each year (at the discretion of the Council’s Selection Committee or the Mayor), the following four awards are offered in the Berri Barmera District:

  1. Citizen of the Year Award (for a person of any age);
  2. Young Citizen Award (for a person under 30* years of age);
  3. Community Event of the Year Award (Presented to the person or group who has staged the most outstanding or beneficial community event during the year); and
  4. Building  a Better Community Award (a Berri Barmera Council award to support groups and projects that are not eligible for awards 1-3);

* As per Australia Day Awards Criteria


Nominations are now open for 2019. 

To nominate an individual, event or group for the Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Event of the Year and Building a Better Community Award

Please complete the Nomination Form and return to us by 9 November 2018. 

Make your nomination count, don't forget to review the eligibility information to ensure your applicant meets the right criteria.



Previous Berri Barmera Council Community Award Winners

List of recipients from 1983 to 2018

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