The Canberra Citizen of the Year Award recognises citizens who have made a major contribution to the community. The award is significant - it recognises the efforts of individuals in the community and also helps to promote a sense of civic pride. The award was first introduced in 1989, continuing a tradition started by The Canberra Times some years prior to self government.
What are the aims of the Canberra Citizen of the Year Award?
The award aims to raise the visibility of those who serve the ACT community and encourage more people to become involved in community service.
What is presented to the award recipient?
Award recipients will be presented with a certificate and a silver medallion and lapel pin designed for the ACT Government by the Royal Australian Mint. The Chief Minister presents the Canberra Citizen of the Year Award as part of Canberra's birthday celebrations.
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GPO Box 1020
Canberra ACT 2601
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