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Congratulations to TRC’s Australia Day Award Nominees

Congratulations to TRC’s Australia Day Award Nominees

Thirty-four community members and organisations have been nominated across nine categories for Tablelands Regional Council’s Australia Day Awards.

‘It’s fantastic to see these exceptional people and groups being recognised,’ said Mayor Rod Marti.

‘We have such a great community and that doesn’t happen without the contribution of people like those who have been nominated.

‘The winners will be announced at a ceremony on Australia Day at the Atherton International Club — doors open at 10am for a 10.30am start,’ said Mayor Marti.

The nominees are:

Citizen of the Year

Gail Barton

Raymond Byrnes

Gill Harrington

Peter MacGregor

Young Citizen of the Year             

Tylah Burnett

Taylah Dalgety

Marni Dennis

Chloe Robertson

Community Service Award           

Atherton Meals on Wheels

Atherton State Emergency Services

Tania Bolger and Anita Brennan

Aaron Dozier

Jaelene Durrand

Bree Hargreaves

Donna Leigh

Glenn McKeown

Doreen Mortimore

The Slotted Spoon

Peter Tuck and Tableland Trees, Trails and Tracks

Sarah Woodleigh

Inclusion Award

Atherton Show Society

Better Together Community Support

Eacham Community Help Organisation Inc.

Jirrbal Aboriginal Corporation


Cultural Award

Kirsten Adams

Rebel Warren

Junior Cultural Award

Atherton Performing Arts Youth Theatre

Tahalia Durrand

Junior Sports Award

Breanne Wadley

Sports Supporter Award

Louise Anderson-Clemence

Annette Schep

Community Event of the Year

Malanda Christmas Street Festival

Malanda Show Ball

Smokey Blue Rally


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