Local Citizen of the Year Awards

Local-Citizen-of-the-Year-2023

Each year on Australia Day the Council recognise the outstanding work of the local community’s unsung heroes at the Local Citizen of the Year Awards.

These awards honour individuals and organisations who generously donate their time and effort to help others and improve the Ku-ring-gai Community. The Local Citizen of the Year Awards aim to recognise Ku-ring-gai residents who have demonstrated excellent citizenship and a contribution to the people of Ku-ring-gai or the wider community.

Nominations have now closed for the following categories:

  • Citizen of the Year.
  • Young Citizen of the Year (16-25 Years).
  • Environmental Citizen of the Year (Individual, Organisation or School).
  • Young Environmental Citizen of the Year (School aged).
  • Mayor’s Award for an Outstanding Contribution by an Individual or Community Organisation.

Nominations closed Sunday 11 December 2022. 

View nomination guidelines(PDF, 3MB)

For any enquiries please contact the Events Team events@krg.nsw.gov.au.

2022 Local Citizen of the Year Winners

Citizen of the Year - Helen Jarvis

Environmental Citizen of the Year - Jen Stokes

Young Environmental Citizen of the Year - Oliver Conolly

Mayor’s Award for an Outstanding Contribution by an Individual – Yoel Hyman

Mayor’s Award for an Outstanding Contribution by a Community Organisation - Group Easy Care Gardening