Awards & Nominations

Citizen of the Year 2021 with Mayor

 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.