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Annual Awards Program

Recognising our cultural, community, sporting, business and indigenous achievements.

Australia Day Awards

Parkes Shire Council coordinates an annual awards program presented at the Parkes Australia Day Ceremony to acknowledge and promote the hard work and achievements of community members and groups.

The annual award programs facilitated by Parkes Shire Council are presented on Australia Day in Parkes with nominations for each category invited from the Parkes Shire community. The award categories include

Community Awards:

  • Parkes Shire Citizen of the year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year

Cultural Awards

  • Community Cultural Group of the Year
  • Student of the Year
  • Adult of the Year

Sporting awards are also coordinated by the Parkes Sports Council and are also presented on Australia Day.

Further information will be displayed regarding the awards on the Australia Day Event listing on our website.

For more information, please contact Parkes Shire Council.

Parkes Shire Business Awards

Parkes Shire Council also strongly supports the biennial Parkes Business Chamber Sir Henry Awards - for more information visit the Parkes Chamber of Commerce Website

Parkes NAIDOC Awards

Council's Aboriginal Project Officer and Neighbourhood Central support the facilitation of the annual Parkes NAIDOC Week Awards which celebrate the achievements of local Indigenous People within their Community.

The categories include Indigenous Community Person or Indigenous Youth of the Year Award. More can be accessed from the Parkes Neighbourhood Central office on 02 6862 3757.