- Last updated:
- 18 Sep 2016
Council holds annual Australia Day Awards. These awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of individuals and groups in the region.
Nominations for the 2017 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards are open.
There will be a special ceremony to celebrate the nominees and winners on 25 January 2017.
- Citizen of the Year, sponsored by Seven Local News
- Young Citizen of the Year, sponsored by University of the Sunshine Coast
- Senior Citizen of the Year, sponsored by Maroochy RSL
- Community - Group or Organisation, sponsored by Sunshine Coast Daily
- Sport and Recreation, sponsored by Sunshine Coast Sports Federation
- Creative, sponsored by TAFE Queensland East Coast
- Environment, sponsored by Living Smart
2016 award winners
The 2016 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Award winners were:
- Citizen of the Year, David Larkin
- Young Citizen of the Year, Brooke Pratt and Nathan Tessmann (tied result)
- Senior Citizen of the Year, Anne Wensley
- Community - Group or Organisation, Suncoast Community Legal Service
- Sport and Recreation, Marayke Jonkers
- Creative, Maria Salmon
- Environment, The Millington Family
See the News Centre for more information on each 2016 award winner.
View past award winners.