Australia Day

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Australia Day is celebrated across Indigo Shire on 26 January each year. There are a variety of events across the Shire that include local entertainment, awards presentations, guest speakers and flag raising and lowering ceremonies. 

Australia Day Awards

These awards celebrate the outstanding individuals and community organisations in the region who make extraordinary contributions to society. 

Nominations for the 2023 Indigo Shire Australia Day Awards will open later in the year.

Australia Day Awards 2022 Winners

Wes Canny – Citizen of the Year

Dharma Kotzur – Young Citizen of the Year

Alex Entwistle – Young Citizen of the Year

Indigo Shire Youth For Climate Action – Indigo Shire Community Organisation of the Year

Steven Knight - Kiewa Tangambalanga District Certificate of Achievement

Phyllis Anderson - Barnawartha and District Certificate of Achievement

Laurie Thatcher - Rutherglen and District Certificate of Achievement

Josie Cornish - Beechworth and District Certificate of Achievement

Charlotte Richardson - Emma George Sporting Scholarship