Citizen awards and ceremonies

Citizen of the Year 

Nominations are now open for the Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards. Nominations close on Friday 22 November. 

Use our nomination form to tell us who makes a difference in the Charles Sturt community.

In the City of Charles Sturt, we recognise excellence in community leadership through our three Citizen of the Year awards. The winner of each award shows an outstanding contribution and special dedication to our local community.

  • Citizen of the Year  - nominees must be an Australian citizen
  • Young Citizen of the Year - must be an Australian citizen aged 30 or less on 26 January on the year of the award
  • Community Event of the Year - awarded to the person/group who staged the most outstanding community event during the past year

2018 Citizen of the Year winners

The City of Charles Sturt is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Citizen of the Year awards.

Citizen of the Year: Gino Chinca
Community Event of the Year: Hearty Henley Day Event

Citizenship Ceremonies

Becoming an Australian Citizen is a very special event. At the City of Charles Sturt, we hold conferral ceremonies for approved Australian Citizenship applicants living in the council area. If you are accepted as a Citizen of Australia, you will make a pledge and receive your Citizenship Certificate.

Learn more about what happens during Citizenship Ceremonies.

If you have queries about citizenship applications, ceremonies or certificates, contact the Department of Home Affairs on 131 880.

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