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Nominations are now open for Australia Day WA Citizen of the Year awards.

The awards aim to reward and recognise individuals and organisations who provide an outstanding contribution towards the advancement and wellbeing of our community.

Albany Mayor Dennis Wellington encouraged the community to nominate those who had made a difference or achieved something great for their community.

“We need to celebrate our people and recognise the excellent work they are doing within our community,” Mayor Wellington said.

“Whether it’s your mother, brother, aunty, cousin or friend, if they’ve made a contribution to our region or the health and happiness of our community you need to nominate them so we can acknowledge them and celebrate their contribution to Albany.”

Nominations are being sought for the following categories:

Citizen of the Year

Citizen of the Year – Youth (under 25’s)

Citizen of the Year – Senior (65 years and older)

Award for Active Citizenship (Community group or event

Nomination forms can be completed online at or by picking up a hard copy nomination form from the City of Albany, 102 North Road. 

Winners will be announce at the Australia Day Festival on January 26 2018.