Australia Day

Australia Day 2017

On 26th January 2017 the Berri Barmera Council Community Awards were presented on Lake Bonney foreshore, Barmera.

The Mayor, Elected members and staff would like to congratulate this years worthy Australia Day Award recipients; Joy Mules, Kelsey Wade, Bruno Bay Fireworks Spectacular and Step UP! for Down Syndrome Riverland.

The ceremony was preceeded by the annual celebration walk and breakfast and attended by approximately 200 Berri Barmera residents and visitors.

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ABOVE: (left to right) Young Citizen of the Year: Kelsey Wade, Building a Better Community Award - Kelsey Wade and Michelle Wade representing Step UP! for Down Syndrome; Citizen of the Year: Joy Mules; Mayor Peter Hunt; Community Event of the Year - Shane Corner, Pauline Coats and Mitch Mitchell representing Bruno Bay Fireworks Spectacular



To Nominate for the 2018 Berri Barmera Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Event of the Year and Building a Better Community Award, please visit  Nominations open 1 October 2017


Previous Berri Barmera Council Community Award Winners

List of recipients from 1983 to 2016