Canberra Gold Award

The Chief Minister's Canberra Gold Award recognises the unique contribution made by individuals and groups who have chosen to make a long-term commitment to the ACT. Through this award, the ACT Government celebrates this dedication by honouring individuals and groups who have resided or operated in the ACT for fifty years or more.

Chief Minister's Canberra Gold Awards are distributed each year as part of Canberra's birthday celebrations. Individual award recipients will receive a pin and a certificate and group award recipients receive a certificate. 

Criteria - Individual

The award is open to individuals who have lived in the ACT for fifty years or more as at 12 March each year. Any individual may nominate a person for the award.

Criteria - Group

The award is open to those groups, businesses, clubs, societies, organisations, associations and teams who have been present in the ACT for fifty years or more as at 12 March each year. Nominations should be made by the owner, President, Chief Executive, Director, spokesperson or otherwise appropriate person in charge of the group. Individuals wishing to nominate a group are encouraged to contact the group to propose a nomination be made.

Nominations

Nominations should be made online.

A hardcopy nomination form can also be downloaded and mailed to:

Protocol, Honours and Ceremonial Events Officer
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
GPO Box 158
Canberra ACT 2601

Please note that information and images uploaded as part of the Canberra Gold Award nomination may be made available to the public through the ACT Heritage Library for research purposes, or for publicity of the Awards. Editing may occur on information provided.

Contact

Protocol, Honours and Ceremonial Events Officer
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Phone: 02 6205 3031

Email: govtsupport@act.gov.au