Nominate now for regional awards

Burdekin groups, businesses and individuals are being urged to nominate for this year’s Queensland Regional Achievement and Community Awards.

Burdekin Shire Mayor Bill Lowis said the awards provided an opportunity for community groups, businesses and individuals to receive recognition and acknowledgement for a job well done.

“By nominating someone you know achieving socially, economically or environmentally, we can showcase the valuable assets of our community – our people,” he said. “I am positive there are many contenders in our area for these awards and I urge people to nominate for them.”

Nominations are now open in the following categories:

  • Community of the Year Award
  • Environment and Landcare Award
  • Regional Service Award
  • Energy and Sustainability Award
  • Events and Tourism Award
  • Events and Tourism Award
  • Youth Leadership Award

Nominees have a chance to share in $17,500 in prizemoney and all category winners will receive a handcrafted glass trophy. Nominations close on Friday, August 23, 2013, and winners will be announced in Toowoomba on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

For more information or nomination forms please contact the Awards Office on 1300 735 445 or visit the website at www.awardsaustralia.com.

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