The COVID-19 pandemic has seen many people across the Sunshine Coast go above and beyond to support our community and this year, the Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards will look to additionally recognise those special people.
Australia Day Awards
The Sunshine Coast is home to so many unsung heroes, which is why Sunshine Coast Council has opened nominations for the 2021 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards earlier than usual.
If you know a person, community group or organisation making a difference to life on the Coast, nominate them now for the 2015 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards. Mayor Mark Jamieson said the Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards are an opportunity to publicly recognise and honour the achievements of locals who have made an outstanding contribution to the region. “There is […]
Sunshine Coast Council is encouraging local artists with a talent for award design to express their interest in creating the prestigious 2015 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Award trophies. Community Programs Portfolio Councillor Jenny McKay said the annual Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards celebrate the achievement and contribution of individuals and community organisations in our region. […]
Keith Smith (from the Sunshine Coast) has received the Ambulance Service Medal, which recognises distinguished and outstanding service by the men and women of Australia’s ambulance organisations. Keith Smith was one of two Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) officers that are award recipients on the 2014 Australia Day Honours List. Keith Smith and Lachlan Parker (Brisbane) have […]
The founding member of not-for-profit community organisation Compass Institute, David Dangerfield, is the 2014 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Citizen of the Year. Compass Institute is an accredited post-school disability service provider and today is the fastest growing service of its kind in Queensland. David joined some of the Coast’s most noteworthy residents at special Australia Day Awards […]
Coolum’s Australia Day awards were presented in a surprise ceremony at a business networking night last week, rendering the astonished recipients almost speechless.
Just a week after receiving a Department of Community Services (DCS) Australia Day Achievement Medallion, Maroochy River Rural Firefighter Peter Garrett was busy displaying the outstanding operational leadership that earned him the accolade in the first place.
Nominations for the 2013 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards close on 28 December – so don’t miss the chance to recognise and celebrate inspiring individuals, organisations and groups.
Sunshine Coast Council Deputy Mayor Chris Thompson will launch the 2013 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards at the newly renovated Mooloolaba Surf Club on Monday 3 September 2012 at 10am. Deputy Mayor Chris Thompson said the Awards provide an opportunity to nominate people from our own backyard who have made a contribution to the region […]