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Citizen of the Year Awards 2020


The Hedland Community Citizen of the Year Awards reward and recognise individuals and organisations making a notable contribution during the current year, and/or to those who have given outstanding service over a number of years.

Outstanding contribution and community service includes areas such as education, health, fund-raising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, the environment, social inclusion or any other area that contributes to the advancement and well being of a community. The categories are:

  • Community Citizen of the Year

  • Community Citizen of the Year (Youth)

  • Community Citizen of the Year (Senior)

  • Active Citizenship (Group or Event)

Online nominations are open until Thursday 31 October. 

Award Partners for the event are Horizon Power (Group or Event), ITOCHU Minerals & Energy of Australia (Youth), Port Hedland RSL (Senior) and Roy Hill (Citizen). 

Their Sponsorship allows us to provide a $1,000 cash prize for award winners. All are returning and long term award partners of the program.