South Australian Councils are inviting nominations for the 2022 Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards.

The public are encouraged to nominate individuals and organisations that have made outstanding contributions to their community over the past 12 months and/or given outstanding service over a number of years to their community, over and above their normal duties.

The nomination categories are:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year
  • Award for Active Citizenship

Please check your local Council’s nomination form as there may be additional nomination categories.

Individuals and organisations can be nominated for their contribution and community service to a range of areas such as education, health, fundraising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sports, arts, the environment or any other area that contributes to the advancement and wellbeing of their community.

Nominations can be made online at or nomination forms are available by contacting your local Council Office.

Award recipients will be announced on 26 January 2022 during Australia Day celebrations.

Please visit your local Councils’ website for more information.

Nominations close on Wednesday 24 November, 2021.