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Australia Day Awards

Cobar Shire Council are pleased to announce our 2022 Australia Day Award Recipients.

The judging panel had a number of strong entries and we wish to congratulate all of the winners and those who were nominated.

The categories for the 2022 Australia Day Awards were: Sports Person Award, Services to Sport Award, Community Event of the Year, Bossie Mitchell Service to the Community Award, Kerrigundi Award, Citizen Award and Young Citizen Award and the newly introduced Environmental Citizen of the Year. 

The Sports Person of the Year Award is awarded to a person or persons who have excelled in sport in the Cobar district communities, particularly in the past twelve months. 

Winner:

The Services to Sport Award is awarded to a person or persons who have shown dedication to sport in the Cobar district communities, particularly in the past twelve months 

Winner:

The Community Event of the Year Award is awarded to an event which has demonstrated excellence in the Cobar District Communities on a voluntary basis, particularly in the past twelve months. 

Winner: Cobar Business Association

The Bossie Mitchell Services to the Community Award is awarded to a person or persons who have made a significant contribution to the Cobar district community on a voluntary basis.

Winners: Barry Knight

The Kerrigundi Award is awarded to a person or persons up to the age of 24 years who has excelled in sport at a level where they have represented the Cobar district or have been chosen to participate outside the Cobar district 

Winner:

The Citizen of the Year Award is awarded to a person or persons who have had significant acheivements on a voluntary basis in the Cobar district communities, particulary in the past twelve months. 

Winner: Gordon Hill

The Young Citizen of the Year Award is awarded to a person or persons (up to the age of 24 years) who has had significant acheivements on a voluntary basis in the Cobar district communities, particulary in the past twelve months. 

Winner: Cobar Girl Guides

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