Australia Day Awards 2024


Nominations for Council's 2024 Australia Day Awards are now open.

Do you know someone who has done something extraordinary who you feel needs to be recognised publicly?  Do you know an organisation/group that has held an amazing event in the Pyrenees Shire during 2023?    

Nominate in these categories:

  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Citizen of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year

The closing date for nominations is 5pm Friday 1 December 2023

Winners will be announced on Australia Day, Friday 26 January 2024
at the Pyrenees Australia Day Ceremony in Avoca



  1. Please read the Guidelines(PDF, 323KB) to check for eligibility
  2. Complete the nomination form relevant to your nomination
  3. Submit the nomination 


By completing the relevant online form.

Citizen / Young Citizen

Community Event

In Person

The forms below can be either downloaded onto your computer to type into or downloaded to print and complete by hand.  The completed nomination form can be lodged at the Beaufort Customer Service Centre - 5 Lawrence Street, Beaufort, or Avoca Information & Community Centre - 122 High Street, Avoca. 

Citizen / Young Citizen of the Year(PDF, 2MB)

Community Event of the Year form(PDF, 2MB)

By Mail

The nomination form can be posted to the Chief Executive Officer, Pyrenees Shire Council, 5 Lawrence Street, Beaufort Vic 3373


Winners in each category will be notified in late December 2023. Winners will be required to keep this information confidential. All winners will be invited to attend the Pyrenees Australia Day Awards ceremony on 26 January 2024 to accept their Award.


Please contact Pyrenees Shire Council on 1300 797 363 should you have any questions.

“The Pyrenees Shire Council considers that the responsible handling of personal information is a key aspect of democratic governance and is strongly committed to protecting an individual’s right to privacy. Council will comply with the Information Privacy Principles as set out in the Information Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014. The information will not be disclosed to any other party unless Council is required to do so by law. You can view and change the information by contacting Customer Service in 1300 797 363 during business hours.”