Australia Day Awards



The Devonport Australia Day Awards recognise the achievements of community members and groups who have made a significant contribution to the Devonport community.

The awards reflect values such as the pursuit of excellence, commitment to tolerant and diverse society, a fair go and public service.  The 2019 Australia Day Award recipients were:

  • Citizen of the Year - Margaret Fay
  • Young Citizen of the Year - Chaz and Kai Wilson
  • Community Event of the Year - 2018 Toast for Kids Charity Gala Event 

More details about the winners can be found here 

Eligibility requirements:

  • Nominated individuals must live in the Devonport municipality.  
  • Citizen of the Year nominees must be 30 years or older on 26 January 2019. 
  • Young Citizen of the Year nominees must be under 30 years of age on 26 January 2019. 
  • Community Event of the Year nominees must have been conducted within the Devonport municipality after 26 January 2018. 
  • Previous recipients of the awards are not eligible to be nominated for the same award again, however may be nominated for a different award.
  • Eligible nominations will be assessed with regards to their contribution to the Devonport community, significant or outstanding achievements, relevant background information and membership of community groups/sporting organisations or other bodies.

Conditions of Entry:

  • Nominees must have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year and/or given outstanding service to the Devonport community over a number of years.
  • All nominations are strictly confidential and the information provided will only be used to assist the Devonport City Council in considering the merits of the nomination.
  • Self-nomination by individuals or groups will not be accepted.
  • Nominations for these awards will be accepted throughout the year. 
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