2023 Award Winners for Australia Day Local Citizen of the Year

Published on 01 February 2023

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Who Makes A Real Difference In Our Community? 

Congratulations to the individuals and organisations that have made an incredible contribution during the year, and/or given an outstanding service over a number of years, to our local community. 

We’d like to recognise the outstanding contributions from those listed below. Not only do you inspire us to get involved in our community, but you are also leading the way to make a real difference in our community. 

We wanted to share a huge thank you to all of the award committee members for their time and dedication. 

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Categories & Recipients

  • Citizen of the Year: Bob Stewart
  • Young Citizen: Ella French
  • Sportsperson: Korie Elton
  • Young Sportsperson: Charlie Matthews
  • Community Event: Bombala Bike Show
  • Community Group: Tracy Power
  • Special Achievement: Annie Green
  • Business of the Year: Di Ingram 
  • Citizen of the Year: John Britton
  • Young Citizen: Charlie Paul
  • Sportsperson: Creedence Bartlett
  • Young Sportsperson: Michael Pevere
  • Community Event: Motorfest
  • Community Group: Cooma Lions
  • Emergency Services Workers: Adrian Butters
  • Business of the Year: Deane’s Coaches
  • Environmental Award: Cooma Challenge
  • Citizen of the Year: Brian Farmer
  • Young Citizen: Lucas Blackmore-Lee
  • Sportsperson: Mick Swinney
  • Young Sportsperson: Charlotte Wilson
  • Community Event: Jindabyne Man From Snowy River Rodeo, Allan Rowson
  • Community Group: Jindy Pride – Belinda Streete
  • Business of the Year: Out of Bounds, Berridale – Anthony Green
  • Environmental Award: Lucas Wilkinson - Keep it Cool

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