City of Karratha

Australia Day 2021

Nominations for the 2021 City of Karratha Australia Day Awards are now open!

 

These awards are a great opportunity to acknowledge those making an outstanding contribution to our community. Outstanding contribution and community service includes areas such as; education, health, fund-raising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, the environment, social inclusion or any other area that contributes to the advancement and wellbeing of a community. If you know of someone or a group who deserves to be recognised, make sure you complete the nomination form so they can receive the recognition they deserve!

Click here to complete the nomination form online

Download a copy of the PDF nomination form

 

Categories and eligibility criteria:

Citizen of the Year
Presented by Horizon Power

An Australian citizen aged 25 years or older, who resides in the City of Karratha and:

  • Has made a noteworthy contribution during the current year and/or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years
  • Demonstrated commitment to the betterment of the City of Karratha
  • Undertakes activities, which have short and long term benefits for others
  • Acts as a positive role model for others
  • Contributions made by the nominee have been completed on a voluntary basis
  • Has not previously been the recipient of this award

 

 

Community Spirit Award
Presented by Rio Tinto

An individual nominated by a City of Karratha Community Association who:

  • Resides within the City of Karratha
  • Demonstrated commitment to the betterment of City of Karratha
  • Acts as a positive role model and lifts the spirits of the community
  • Nomination must be received via a Community Association (Dampier, Karratha, Roebourne, Wickham or Point Samson)

 


Young Citizen of the Year
Presented by Pilbara Ports Authority

A youth (25 years or younger) who has achieved in their chosen field and:

  • Resides, works or studies in the City of Karratha
  • Is a positive role model to peers and accepts responsibility for self and others
  • Shows outstanding achievement in their chosen field
  • Participates in the community
  • Active in youth issues
  • Undertakes activities that promote the welfare and well-being of the City of Karratha
  • Contributions made by the nominee have been completed on a voluntary basis

 

 

Environmental Award
Presented by Woodside-operated North West Shelf Project

Recognises individuals or groups who demonstrate genuine passion for the environment and strive to improve it through conservation, preservation, protection, replenishment and education. Criteria:

  • Must reside within the City of Karratha
  • Demonstrated commitment to raising awareness of environmental issues in the community
  • Innovative in environmental thinking or sustainable practices
  • Contributions made by the nominee have been completed on a voluntary basis

 

 

Community Service Award
Presented by Rio Tinto

A community group who:

  • Has either made a noteworthy contribution during the current year and/or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years
  • Undertakes activities, which have short and long term benefits for others
  • Acts as a positive role model for others
  • Demonstrated commitment to the betterment of City of Karratha
  • Can reside elsewhere but works in the City of Karratha (i.e. FIFO)

 

 

Community Event/Activity of the Year
Presented by Rio Tinto

Recognises an individual or group who has organised and provided an event for the broader community to attend to enrich the community through activities. Criteria:

  • The event must take place within the City of Karratha
  • Must be available to the whole broader community (not 18+)
  • Demonstrated commitment to the betterment of City of Karratha
     

 

Nominations are open from 9am Friday 23 October 2020 to 4pm Monday 30 November 2020

Direct enquiries to City of Karratha Events Team on 08 9186 8583 or email events@karratha.wa.gov.au