Australia Day Awards 2020

Award Information

Since 1985 the Boyup Brook Shire Council has made awards available on each Australia Day as a way of acknowledging outstanding contributions and achievements of individuals within our community.

This process is made possible through other community members taking the time to nominate people that they believe are worthy of recognition.

Nominations

The Shire will annually invite nominations for the following Awards:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Achiever of the Year
  • Sports Person of the Year
  • Kevin Henderson Memorial Award - Volunteer Award

Nominations will be open to be received from the 1st August.

Selection Criteria

The following selection criteria shall be used by the Committee to determine the most suitable nominee.

Citizen of the Year (nomination form)

  • A resident who has achieved the most distinguished performance/most outstanding achievement/ most positive contribution to the community, during the preceding year, or consistently over a number of years   

Young Achiever of the Year (nomination form)

  • A resident no older than  25 years of age on January 26 of the presentation year, who has achieved the most distinguished performance /most outstanding achievement/ most positive contribution to the community, during the preceding year, or over a number of years.    

Sports Person of the Year (nomination form)

  • A resident (of any age) who has made the most distinguished performance or outstanding achievement during the preceding year, or number of years active participation, coaching, promotion, leadership,  sportsmanship, consistent achievement at a high level and service to sport are all factors which can be considered.

Kevin Henderson Memorial Award-Volunteer (nomination form)

  • The volunteer/nominee must be a current resident in the Shire of Boyup Brook
  • The nominee has been a volunteer for a minimum of 5 years within the Shire of Boyup Brook, not necessarily with the same organisation for the whole time
  • The volunteer should be from a recognised organisation

The formal Awards presentations are held annually in conjunction with the Shire’s Australia Day celebrations.

Nominations open August and close 4.00pm 1 November each year. Nomination forms are available from the Shire office. Nominations are confidential and they are assessed by an Awards Committee made up from a number of Councillors and the Chief Executive Officer. Please submit nominations  in a sealed envelopes marked "Confidential" with the appropriate award category.

If you know someone you believe deserves recognition for their dedicated service to the Boyup Brook Community then please nominate them! The nomination forms are easy to complete and the process can be as simple or as detailed as you would like.

Shire Policy O.11 Annual Awards Process provides you with all the details you need to know about the Awards. This document along with the individual nomination forms are available from the Document Centre.

2020 Australia Day Awards

The Boyup Brook community came together to celebrate Australia Day, Sunday 26 January 2020. The crowd enjoyed the flag raising, citizenship ceremony, BBQ breakfast cooked by the Councillors and volunteers and the announcement of the Australia Day Awards. Since 1985, the Boyup Brook Shire Council has made awards available on each Australia Day as a way of acknowledging outstanding contributions and achievements of individuals within our community.

Congratulations to all the nominees and winners.

Citizen of the Year - Elizabeth (Betty) Knapp

Sports Person of the Year - Tara Reid

Kevin Henderson Memorial - Gyula Bogar

Year

Citizen of the Year

Sportsperson of the Year

Young Person of the Year

Kevin Henderson Memorial Award

2020

Elizabeth (Betty) Knapp

Tara Reid

Gyula Bogar

2019

Neville Parker

Jo North

Elizabeth Marshall

2018

Anne Ritson

Jodi Neild

 

2017

Ralph Knapp

David Inglis

Harris Thompson

2016

Ginny Mitchell

Malcolm Armstrong

 

2015

Lisa Martin

Jodi Nield

Angela Chilwell

 2014

Sharon Winter / Margaret Hales

 Rosslyn Chilwell

 

2013

Shirley Broadhurst

Scott Tweedie

 

2012

Maria Bogar

Brett Biluta

 

2011

Lynne Schreurs

David Millington

Hannah Chambers

2010

Rhonda Parker

Merridee Waters

 

2009

Colin Barron

Ted Willett

Jordan Nix

2008

Peter Loder

 

 

2007

Daly Winter

Tristan Mead

Samantha Mead

2006

Marjorie Shone

Eric Biddle

 

2005

Liz Parker

Owen Miller

Alex Vaughan

2004

Anne Beadle

Chris Mead

Charles Caldwell

2003

 

 

 

2002

Noreen Tuckett

Felicity Miller

 

2001

Sue White

Steve Brown

 

2000

Peg Clancy

 

 

1999

Sandie Blackiston

 

 

1998

Audrey Smith / Rex Lee Smith

Michael Wallace

 

1997

Frank Palmer / Joan Lee Steere

 

 

1996

Mrs E Carnaby / C & E Rohrlach

 

Kim Askew

1995

 

 

 

1994

L & J Chambers / Mrs B Miller

 

 

1993

W & D Hales

 

 

1992

 

 

 

1991

Mrs P Ritikis / Mr T Bickford

 

 

1990

 

 

 

1989

Mrs D Moulton

 

 

1988

Mrs M Reeson

 

 

1987

G & I Miller

 

 

1986

F & T Proctor

 

 

1985

E & M McLaughlin