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Australia Day Awards

Australia Day Citizen Awards, Young Citizen Awards and Community Event of the Year Award are presented annually to local citizens/groups who have made outstanding contributions to the community.

The Awards are provided by the Australia Day Council of South Australia and are administered by Local Government Authorities throughout the State on behalf of the Council.

2017 Recipients

2017 Citizen of the Year Winner Suzanne Page with Mayor Sam Johnson and 2017 Community Event Of The Year representatives Libby Harrison and Erin Herin with Mayor Sam Johnson

Left: Mayor Sam Johnson and Suzanne Page. Right: Mayor Sam Johnson with Libby Harrison and Erin Heron (representing Port Augusta Junior Basketball Carnival)

Citizen of the Year – Suzanne Page

Certificates of Recognition – Paula Crombie, Pamela Porter

Young Citizen of the Year – No nominations received

Event of the Year – 2016 Port Augusta Junior Basketball Carnival

Certificates of Recognition – Apex Wharfest 2016, National Youth Week 2016, 2016 Port Augusta Billy Cart Derby, 2016 Port Augusta Golf Classic