Local legends, it’s awards season in Murray Bridge – nominate now
The Rural City of Murray Bridge is calling for entries in its spring garden competition, sports awards, Christmas lights competition and Australia Day awards.
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Nominate a local legend doing great things in the community, in one of four award categories designed to honour outstanding achievements and celebrate community pride.
Murray Bridge Mayor Brenton Lewis said the council’s Local Legends campaign pulled together four separate awards to celebrate local successes: the Spring Garden Competition, Sports Awards, Christmas Lights Competition and Australia Day Awards.
“Our community is full of exceptional people, doing amazing things,” he said.
“Chances are you know one – be a legend and nominate a local legend for an award today, or encourage them to enter one of the competitions.
“It’s a perfect opportunity to recognise local legends, build community pride, celebrate success and showcase what a great place the Rural City of Murray Bridge is to live, work, play, visit and invest.”
Spring Garden Competition
Gorgeous gardens contribute to community pride.
Award categories include community, sustainable, seniors, school, small, tropical gardens and an encouragement award.
Entries will close on Thursday, September 15.
Support local sporting heroes, athletes and administrators alike with a Sports Award nomination in the categories of Sports Person of the Year, male and female; Young Sports Person of the Year, male and female; or Sporting Volunteer of the Year.
Nominations will close on Friday, September 30.
Christmas Lights Competition
Celebrate and share the spirit of Christmas by creating a festive light display in the categories of Small, Large, Traditional, Business and Mayor’s Award.
Entries will close on Saturday, December 10.
Australia Day Awards
Recognise great community service by nominating a local legend for an Australia Day Award in the category of Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Event of the Year or the Award for Active Citizenship.
Nominations will close on Tuesday, November 15 and awards will be presented at Australia Day celebrations on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at Sturt Reserve.
Australia Day Awards nomination form: www.citizenoftheyear.com.au/nominate.
Download a nomination or entry form above, or from the Rural City of Murray Bridge website.
You can also pick one up at the local government centre, visitor information centre and Murray Bridge Library.
More information: www.murraybridge.sa.gov.au.
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