Nominations for the Forbes Shire Council Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year close at 5pm today, Friday 19th January.
To be announced and officially presented at the 2018 Australia Day celebrations.
Mayor Graeme Miller encourages nominations for community members who deserve to be recognised.
Forbes Shire Council’s Australia Day awards reward and acknowledge community members who have achieved excellence or made a significant contribution to our community.
Forms can be collected from Council’s Administration Office or downloaded from Council’s website.
Forbes’ 2018 Australia Day celebrations feature an enormous three event program, beginning with the free Rotary Community Breakfast at Apex Park. This will be followed by the Diggers Family Swim at the Forbes Olympic Pool before the main celebration, Australia Day Party in the Park.
Australia Day Ambassador, endurance swimmer, James Pittar will be a special guest at the many water based activities this year. Australia Day Party on the Park will feature fireworks, live entertainment from Gabe Middleton and Cameron Sharpe, pedal boats, amusement rides, face painting, the traditional CWA Damper Cooking Competition and a range of exciting food.
There will also be displays by community groups including the SES, Fire and Rescue NSW and Forbes Dragon Boat Club.