Australia Day Awards 2023

Do you know someone who deserves to be nominated for an Australia Day Award? Nominations for the 2023 Awards are now open!

The Australia Day Awards is your chance to shine the spotlight on the Gympie region’s achievers; people who have enriched our region’s culture, excelled in sport, and made positive improvements to our community.

Let’s try to get some winners from the Cooloola Coast!

The categories are:

  • Citizen of the Year Award
  • Young Citizen of the Year Award (up to age 25)
  • Resilience Award
  • Creative Award
  • Sports Award
  • Community Group, Event or Organisation of the Year Award

The Resilience Award is a new category being introduced in 2023, open to all residents of the Gympie region who demonstrated a high level of resilience in facing personal or community challenges during the year.

The awards are held on January 26 each year.

For further information, or to place a nomination, visit

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