Australia Day 2020

We're currently looking for those special people whose contribution to our community makes a real difference, or whose outstanding achievements deserve recognition. And in 2020, for the first time, we'll acknowledge local heroes from across the entire MidCoast region in a single, consolidated celebration.

Using the nomination form(PDF, 2MB), tell us about the people you think deserve an Australia Day Award in 2020.

Winners will be awarded across six categories:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Activity / Event of the Year
  • Sportsperson of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Cultural Award

Completed nomination forms and associated information must be received by 4pm on Wednesday 8 January 2020 and can be submitted in the following ways:

  • Posted to MidCoast Council, PO Box 482, Taree 2430
  • Handed in to any Customer Service counter during office hours
  • Emailed directly using the 'submit' button on the nomination form. We'll send you an automatic response acknowledging receipt of your nomination.

For any enquiries in relation to the submission of your nomination, please phone 6591 7222 or email us at

For best results, the form should be downloaded and saved to your computer. It can be edited with the Adobe Acrobat Reader which can be downloaded here.

Please note: If you are using Internet Explorer, forms will automatically open as a PDF. For other browsers, such as Google Chrome, some forms may not be displayed or able to be submitted until they are downloaded and opened with Adobe Acrobat Reader.