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Nominations Open: Golden Plains Awards 2020

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Monday, 26 October 2020 - 3:15pm
Golden Plains Shire Council Community Awards 2020

Nominations are now open for the Golden Plains Shire Council Community Awards 2020.

The Golden Plains Shire Council Community Awards 2020 are an opportunity to formally acknowledge extraordinary individuals and community groups who make an outstanding contribution to Golden Plains Shire.

The 2020 Awards will be presented to three individuals: Citizen of the Year, Senior Citizen of the Year, and Young Citizen of the Year. In addition, the Community Impact Award recognises the valuable contribution of a community event, project, group or team.

Nominee achievements are welcome in fields including community service, arts and culture, environment, business, economic development and sport.

Golden Plains Shire Council CEO Eric Braslis encourages Shire residents to nominate their local leaders, neighbours and colleagues to recognise the valuable contribution they make to life in Golden Plains.

“This year has been unique and Council wants to recognise local people who have supported their neighbours and communities during this difficult time. The challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted the valuable contributions of those who, every day, help to make Golden Plains Shire a wonderful place to call home.

“In 2020, there are have been remarkable stories of service to the community and Council asks all residents to thank and honour these individuals and groups with a nomination for the Golden Plains Shire Council Community Awards.”

Nominations for the Golden Plains Shire Council Community Awards 2020 are open from Monday 26 October to 5pm, Monday 23 November, 2020.

For a copy of the easy award nomination form, click here or pick up a copy at a Council Customer Service Centre at 2 Pope St, Bannockburn or The Well, 19 Heales St, Smythesdale; open from 8.30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

To submit a nomination, send the completed nomination form by email to or post to Events & Engagement Officer, Golden Plains Shire Council, 2 Pope St, Bannockburn VIC 3331.

For more information about the GPSC Community Awards 2020, email or call 5220 7111.

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Council acknowledges the traditional Wadawurrung owners of this land. Council pays its respects to Wadawurrung Elders both past and present and extends that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People who are part of Golden Plains Shire.