NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards open for nominations

Individuals, businesses and community groups can be nominated in the Regional Achievement and Community Awards. Photo: iStock

Individuals, businesses and community groups can be nominated in the Regional Achievement and Community Awards. Photo: iStock

From aged care to agriculture to volunteering and everything in between, the time to recognise hard-working individuals, businesses and community groups is now.

The NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards are now open for nominations and mayor Ken Halstead has encouraged Highlanders to acknowledge a job well done.

“The awards are about celebrating the passion of people who are committed to making regional New South Wales and the ACT a better place to live,” he said.

“I encourage everybody to nominate someone they know who is achieving social, economic or environmental change here in our shire.”

Nominations are open in the following categories:

  • NSW Department of Industry, Lands Crown Reserve Trust, Community Managers Award,
  • Prime Super Employer, Excellence in Aged Care Award,
  • 1st Choice Rentals, Volunteering Award,
  • NSW Department of Industry, Lands Crown Reserve Trust, Corporate Manager’s Award,
  • Prime Super, Agricultural Innovation Award,
  • Ricoh Australia, Customer Service Award,
  • Awards Australia, Community Group of the Year Award.

Winners will receive $2,500 sponsored by the Commonwealth Bank and television exposure through PRIME7.

“If someone has made an impact or difference in your life or has impressed you with their community spirit, why not nominate them? By doing so you’ll be helping to shine a spotlight on our most valuable community asset - our people,” Cr Halstead said.

For more information on how to nominate an individual, business or community project, visit www.awardsaustralia.com/nswactraca and click ‘Nominate now’.

Nominations close Wednesday, August 16. For more information contact the awards office on 1300 735 445 or email nswactraca@awardsaustralia.com.

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