Launch of Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards
  • Thursday 25 August 2011

Nominations are being called by the Sunshine Coast Council for outstanding locals to be recognised at the fourth annual Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards.

Mayor Bob Abbot will launch the 2012 awards at the newly opened Art and Ecology Centre at the Maroochy Botanic Gardens on Thursday 1 September at 11am.

The awards will be presented in the following categories:

  • Business
  • Community
  • Creative
  • Environment
  • Sport and Recreation
  • Senior Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year

Nominations are open from 1 September to 30 December and can be completed online. Entry kits can be downloaded from council’s website or picked up from customer service centres, libraries, visitor information centres, Sunshine Coast University and TAFE.

The fourth annual Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards will take place on 25 January 2012 at Maroochy Baptist Centre in North Buderim. The event will include performances by local musicians and the presentation of awards by the Mayor.