Australia Day Awards

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MidCoast Council (Gloucester) and the Australia Day Committee would like to congratulate the following on their Australia Day 2017 awards:

  • Citizen of the Year - Robert Sparke (2016)
  • Young Citizen of the Year - Daniel Hughes (2016)
  • Project of the Year - Bucketts Way Neighbourhood Group Inc. for the Domestic and Family Violence Project (2016)
  • Shop Window Display Winners

    Large Shop Display

    • Winner - Gloucester Max Value Pharmacy
    • Runner-up - Circle of Friends
    • Runner-up - Nanna's Homewares and Antiques

    Small Shop Display

    • Winner - NRMA
    • Runner-up  - Imelda's Shoes


    The Best Dressed Competition winners were:  

    Junior Girl (12 years and under) – Nikita Hobbins

    Senior Girl (13 years and over) – Debbie Taylor 

    Junior Boy (12 years and under) – Christopher Bolton

    Senior Boy (13 years and over) – Trevor Bolton


    The Australia Day Raffle winners were:

    1st Prize $100.00 voucher – Gary Spokes

    2nd Prize $50.00 voucher – Maureen Hjorth



    Australia Day Cake Photograph for Colouring-in Competition winner was:  

    Nylah Wisely (Gloucester Public School)

    The Australia Day Organising Committee formally thanks the CWA, Quota, Lions and Rotary Clubs, SES, RSL Sub Branch, Hebby’s Bakery, Grahame Holstein, Norma Fisher, Pastor Luke Hester, Reverend Robert Llewellyn, Gloucester High School Captains and Students, Judy Ingram, Paul Patmore and Barrington Trophies for the invaluable assistance they provide each year towards these Australia Day Celebrations and Awards Ceremony. Your contribution epitomises the spirit of Australia Day in our community.


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