Australia Day Awards | Redland City Council

Australia Day Awards

Nominate an incredible local for the Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards.


Each year, Redland City Council recognises outstanding Redlands Coast residents and community organisations through our annual Australia Day Awards.

We acknowledge high-achieving members in our community who have made outstanding contributions and have given freely of their time, knowledge and enthusiasm to promote the welfare and wellbeing across the Redlands Coast community. 

Congratulations to 2024 Australia Day Award Winners.

  • Citizen of the Year – Mirusia Louwerse
  • Senior Citizen of the Year – Linda Grieve
  • Senior Citizen of the Year, Highly Commended – Marie Dalton
  • Young Citizen of the Year – Cody Schaeffer
  • Local Hero Award – Gavin Kugler
  • Local Hero Award, Highly Commended – Paul Suess and Julie Bennell
  • Community Organisation Award – STAR Community Services
  • Cultural Award – Jonathon Welch AM
  • Sports Award – Scott Wintle
  • Environment and Sustainability Award – Kevin Hughes BM
  • Reconciliation Award – Michael Hume


Redlands Coast Australia Day Awards 2024


View shortlisted finalists [300KB].

View details on the award critera, judging process and terms and conditions [180KB].

View previous winners [140KB].

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