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Whitsunday Regional Council is encouraging local community groups, businesses and individualsto nominate for the Queensland Regional and Community Awards, run by Awards Australia.
Mayor Jenny Whitney said the awards provide an opportunity to acknowledge local communitygroups, businesses and individuals for a job well done.
“You can nominate yourself or someone you know for achievements in social, economic orenvironmental fields,” Mayor Whitney said.
“The awards are a good opportunity to showcase the valuable assets of our local Whitsundaycommunity and the contribution made by notable organisations or businesses,” she said.
Nominations are now open in the following categories:
• The Prime Super Community of the Year Award• The Peabody Environment and Landcare Award• Origin on behalf of Australia Pacific LNG Regional Service Award• The Reay Services Energy and Sustainability Award• The Buzz Print Events and Tourism Award• The Safeguard Youth Leadership Award
The Commonwealth Bank is the official prize patron offering winners $2,500 Awardsaver Accounts.
One of the six winners will also receive an additional $2,500 as the Commonwealth Bank Special Commendation Award Winner.
Nominations close on Friday 22nd August and winners will be announced on the Sunshine Coast at the Gala Dinner Presentation on Saturday 8th November 2014.
For more information or nomination forms please contact the Awards Office on 1300 735 445 orvisit the Awards Australia website www.awardsaustralia.com
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