Awards & Nominations

Australia Day 2016 award winners

 Colac Otway Shire Council takes great pride in being able to recognize the contributions individuals and groups make to our community.

Australia Day Awards

Council's annual Australia Day Awards have five categories - Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Service Award, Sporting Service Award and Arts Service Award. Nominations for Australia Day awards typically open mid-year. Visit the Australia Day page for more information about the nomination process.