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Community Citizen of the Year 2023

On January 26 2023, Albany will host the Community Citizenship Awards, celebrating our local everyday heroes who perform simple acts of kindness, courage, love and support within Albany for the greater good of the City. 

Nominations for the 2023 awards closed in October and will be announced at the City's Australia Day Ceremony, commencing at 9:15 am at Binalup/Middleton Beach on Thursday, 26 January 2023. 

Nominations for the 2024 Community Citizenship awards will open in October 2023. 

The Community Citizen of the Year Awards recognises people and groups who make outstanding contributions to their community. They may be involved in fundraising and volunteering within education, health, business, sport, arts, the environment, social inclusion or any other area to the benefit and well-being of the community.

Nominations can be submitted in four categories:

  • Community Citizen of the Year
  • Young Community Citizen of the Year
  • Senior Community Citizen of the Year
  • Active Citizenship (Group or Event)

To submit your nomination, head to: 

If you have any questions or queries in relation to the awards, please contact the Community Development Team on 6820 3023 or email: [email protected] 

Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony

Albany will welcome our new citizens at an Australian citizenship ceremony on Australia Day 2023.

Australia Day provides an occasion for individuals, schools, community groups and organisations to reflect on the values of Australian citizenship and the contributions of citizens to our local communities.