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Nominations for awards are across the following categories. Select from the list below to find out more about each award and the selection criteria of entry for these awards.

  • Citizen of Year (25 years of age or over)

    Recognises an outstanding resident of the community for their personal endeavours, achievements and community input.

    Consider the following selection criteria when nominating:

    • How has the nominee made a significant contribution to the local community?
    • What personal goals and objectives has the nominee achieved?
    • How did the nominee demonstrate leadership, innovation and creativity?
    • Has the work been undertaken on a volunteer or paid basis?
    • Showcase the nominees commitment to their family and local community.
    • How is the nominee an inspirational role model or leader for the community?
    • What degree of sacrifice or difficulty has the nominee experienced in their pursuits?
    • Length of service?

    How to nominate?

    You can nominate a Richmond Valley citizen for an award by completing an online nomination form.

    Alternatively, you can download the pdf form and return your nomination to Richmond Valley Council, Locked Bag 10, Casino NSW 2470 or email council@richmondvalley.nsw.gov.au by 5pm, Monday 31 December 2018.

  • Young Citizen of the Year (24 years of age or under)

    Recognises an outstanding resident of the community for their personal endeavours, achievements and community input.

    Consider the following selection criteria when nominating:

    • How has the nominee made a significant contribution to the local community?
    • Is the nominee pro-active in solving youth issues?
    • Does the nominee show outstanding achievement in academic, sporting, cultural, environment or civic responsibility?
    • How is the nominee an inspirational role model for peers and the community?
    • What personal goals and objectives has the nominee achieved?
    • Showing vision.
    • Is caring, compassionate and sharing.

    How to nominate?

    Alternatively, you can download the pdf form and return your nomination to Richmond Valley Council, Locked Bag 10, Casino NSW 2470 or email council@richmondvalley.nsw.gov.au by 5pm, Monday 31 December 2018.

  • Sportsperson of the Year (18 years of age and over)

    Recognises the committed sportsperson, coach, administrator or official whose actions inspire and encourage others and enrich the community through sport.

    Consider the following selection criteria when nominating:

    • What personal goals, objectives or achievements has the nominee fulfilled?
    • How has the nominee demonstrated outstanding performance within their field (representative level, recognition of service, achievement within the sporting club)?
    • Demonstrated an encouraging amount of effort by participation within their club, training their personal best and commitment to their sport?
    • How is the nominee an inspirational role model?
    • How has the nominee made a special contribution to the club development?
    • Has the work been undertaken on a volunteer or paid basis?
    • How does the nominee display the qualities of sportsmanship and a sense of fair play?

    How to nominate?

    You can nominate a Richmond Valley citizen for an award by completing the online nomination form.

    Alternatively, you can download the pdf form and return your nomination to Richmond Valley Council, Locked Bag 10, Casino NSW 2470 or email council@richmondvalley.nsw.gov.au by 5pm, Monday 31 December 2018.

  • Young Sportsperson of the Year (17 years of age or under)

    Recognises a committed sportsperson whose actions inspire and encourage others and enrich the community through sport.

    Consider the following selection criteria when nominating:

    • How has the nominee demonstrated outstanding performance within their field (representative level, recognition of service, achievement within the sporting club or school)?
    • Exhibited a high level of commitment to both practice and game schedule?
    • Contributed significantly to the team’s season and/or to the success of the team?
    • The nominee exhibited positive qualities on and of the filed including leadership, team work and loyalty?
    • How does the nominee display the qualities of sportsmanship, respect of coaches/teammates/opponents and officials as well as a sense of fair play?

    How to nominate?

    You can nominate a Richmond Valley citizen for an award by completing the online nomination form.

    Alternatively, you can download the pdf form and return your nomination to Richmond Valley Council, Locked Bag 10, Casino NSW 2470 or email council@richmondvalley.nsw.gov.au by 5pm, Monday 31 December 2018.

  • Volunteer of the Year (25 years of age or over)

    Recognises volunteers who have provided outstanding service to the community.

    Consider the following selection criteria when nominating:

    • How does to nominee exemplify the spirit of community service?
    • Showcase how the nominee inspires others to engage in volunteer services?
    • How does the nominee demonstrate initiative, leadership and creativity in his/her services to others?
    • List volunteer activities undertaken by the nominee and indicate length of service to the community.
    • What impact has the nominee made in the course of their time volunteering and what were the benefits received from that?

    How to nominate?

    You can nominate a Richmond Valley citizen for an award by completing the online nomination form.

    Alternatively, you can download the pdf form and return your nomination to Richmond Valley Council, Locked Bag 10, Casino NSW 2470 or email council@richmondvalley.nsw.gov.au by 5pm, Monday 31 December 2018.

  • Young Volunteer of the Year (24 years of age or under)

    Recognises volunteers who have provided outstanding service to the community.

    Consider the following selection criteria when nominating:

    • How does the nominee demonstrate commitment to volunteering?
    • Does the nominee inspire others to engage in volunteer services?
    • How does the nominee demonstrate initiative, leadership and creativity in his/her services to others?
    • Overcome barriers to volunteering, such as disability, family or school commitments?

    How to nominate?

    You can nominate a Richmond Valley citizen for an award by completing the online nomination form.

    Alternatively, you can download the pdf form and return your nomination to Richmond Valley Council, Locked Bag 10, Casino NSW 2470 or email council@richmondvalley.nsw.gov.au by 5pm, Monday 31 December 2018.

  • Young Volunteer of the Year (24 years of age or under)

    Recognises volunteers who have provided outstanding service to the community.

    Consider the following selection criteria when nominating:

    • How does the nominee demonstrate commitment to volunteering?
    • Does the nominee inspire others to engage in volunteer services?
    • How does the nominee demonstrate initiative, leadership and creativity in his/her services to others?
    • Overcome barriers to volunteering, such as disability, family or school commitments?

    How to nominate?

    You can nominate a Richmond Valley citizen for an award by completing the online nomination form.

    Alternatively, you can download the pdf form and return your nomination to Richmond Valley Council, Locked Bag 10, Casino NSW 2470 or email council@richmondvalley.nsw.gov.au by 5pm, Monday 31 December 2018.

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