The Hobsons Bay Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Awards are open to individuals who live, work or study in Hobsons Bay. Awards are presented to one winner in each category based on their achievements or contributions to the Hobsons Bay community in one or more of the following areas:
- community service
- arts and culture
- business and economic development
Criteria and eligibility
To be eligible, nominees must be Australian citizens. Hobsons Bay City Council staff members and Councillors are not eligible to be nominated or to nominate. Nominations from previous recipients or nominees of other Council awards are welcome.
Achievements or contributions that form the basis of nominations must have:
- taken place in the 12 months preceding the nomination date; or
- culminated from many years of work including, the 12 months preceding the nomination date
Nominees for Young Citizen of the Year must be 26 years or younger as of 26 January 2019.
Nominees for Citizen of the Year must be 27 years or older as of 26 January 2019.
Nominees must be willing to undergo a Victoria Police criminal records check (paid for by Council).
Businesses are not eligible to nominate.
Individuals cannot nominate themselves.
How to nominate
You can nominate by filling in the attached form or completing the online form below.
Complete this Citizen of the Year Nomination Form(DOCX, 720KB) and send to:
Citizen of the Year Awards
Strategic Communications and Community Relations Unit
Hobsons Bay City Council
PO Box 21, Altona 3018
or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Nominations close at 5pm Friday 7 December 2018
Summary of supporting nomination
Other relevant information
You may attach clear copies of any newspaper articles, photographs or other relevant information (such as awards) about the nominee and their achievements.
Please provide details of one other person who can support this nomination.
Your details (you may be contacted for further information on your nomination)
Privacy Collection Statement
In accordance with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014, the personal information collected on this form is for the purpose of processing and considering award nominations. It will not be used for any other purpose, or provided to any other parties.