Coleambally Australia Day

The Coleambally Australia Day Committee organise a great celebration for Australia Day and present various awards to recognise the great contributions individuals and groups make to this community.

Nominations are now open for 2020, closing at 5pm on Monday, 6th January, 2020.

Nominations forms (all included in one document).

The day commences with breakfast at John McInnes Square.

This year's Australia Day Ambassador was Ginny Stevens.  Ginny recognised a need to improve overall health and wellbeing in small farming communities, and established Active Farmers, a not-for-profit organisation and Health Promotion Charity.  It brings together farmers and small farming communities through regular group and fitness classes. 
 

2019 Awards

To read about the awardees' acheivements please click here.

Citizen of the Year - Mrs Catherine DeMamiel

Young Citizen of the Year - Mr Thomas Breed

Lifetime Achievement - Mrs Lynne Stuckings

Environmental Citizen of the Year - Coleambally Community Club

Sportsperson of the Year - Mr Thomas Fattore

Junior Sportsperson of the Year - Miss Phoebe White

Sub-Junior Sportsperson of the Year - Miss Alana Jones

Sporting Team of the Year - Coleambally Central School 4x50m freestyle Central Schools’ Relay Team

Cultural Award - Country Education Foundation of Coleambally-Darlington Point

Event of the Year - Coleambally 50th Birthday

 

   

Young Citizen of the Year, Mr Thomas Breed, Ambassador, Ginny Stevens and Citizen of the Year, Mrs Catherine DeMamiel cutting the Australia Day Cake

 

Lifetime Achievement Awardee, Mrs Lynne Stuckings    

 Best decorated Aussie hat winners

 

2018 Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the  2018 Coleambally Australia Day Awards.

For a summary of all the worthy recipients and their achievements, please click here.

Citizen of the Year

Dianne Anderson

Young Citizen of the Year

Tom Breed

Citizen of the Year Dianne Anderson, Australia Day Ambassador Prue Watt and Young Citizen of the Year Tom Breed.

Lifetime Achievement

Kevan Boyle

Kevan Boyle accepting his award.

Event of the Year

Beck’s Future Fund Goods & Services Auction

Cultural Award

Phoebe White

Phoebe White accepting her award from Australia Day Ambassador Prue Watt.

Sportsperson of the Year

Joshua Fattore

Junior Sportsperson of the Year (equal)

Thomas Fattore and Jack Cullen

Sub-Junior Sportsperson of the Year

Charlotte Young

Sporting Team of the Year (equal)

Coleambally Ladies’ Golf Four Ball Team and Coleambally U13s Milliken Shield Cricket


Related Pages


Australia Day

Murrumbidgee Council participates in the presentation of Citizenship Awards, with each of its three communities of Jerilderie, Darlington Point and Coleambally to hosting individual Award Ceremonies.


Darlington Point Australia Day

The Darlington Point Town Life Committee organise a great celebration for Australia Day and present various awards to recognise the great contributions individuals and groups make to this community.


Jerilderie Australia Day

The Jerilderie Australia Day Committee organise an celebratory evening at Luke Park for Australia Day and present various awards to recognise the great contributions individuals and groups make to this community.