Inspiring South Australians Announced at Australia Day Awards Ceremony

INSPIRING SOUTH AUSTRALIANS RECOGNISED FOR THEIR SELFLESS CONTRIBUTIONS   An individual’s generosity in assisting countless women find confidence and dignity through work after incarceration, to twin Ngarrindjeri brothers sharing their culture and helping the mental health of young people within their regional community, and a tireless advocate who has transformed the lives of children and […]

Citizen of the Year Awards 2024

Citizen of the Year Awards 2023

2024 CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS Nominations for 2024 Awards will close on 18 November 2023. Each year, South Australia celebrates the achievements and contributions of outstanding members of their communities through the Citizen of the Year Awards. These individuals demonstrate extraordinary service every day within our communities so often invisible to most of us. […]

See yourself in the Australian story

See yourself in the Australian Story

In a first for South Australia, members of the public are invited to contribute videos and photos sharing stories about their South Australian community, culture or favourite landmark – as part of an elaborate screen display to feature in “Aus Lights on the River,” in January 2023. The innovative multi-media light, sound and visual show, […]

We’re all part of the story

River Red Gum Story

Attitudes to Australia Day are changing. The Australia Day Council of South Australia is listening to all views about not just the day, but what Australia is now and will become in the future. We are part of that conversation. As Australia wrestles with our national day, we recognise this is a time to reflect […]

Inspiring South Australian Women’s Award

The Inspiring South Australian Women’s Award, recognises an outstanding woman who has made a  significant contribution to the community. The Award is part of the Australia Day awards and honours and is jointly coordinated by the Australia Day Council of South Australia and the Office for Women. The Award is provided by the Minister for Human Services, […]

Public Service Medal

The Public Service Medal is part of the national system of Australian Honours and Awards and is awarded twice-yearly by the Governor-General.   The award is announced on Australia Day (26 January) and in June each year.   Campaign Periods Nominations open on 1 November and close on 31 January (June Honours) Nominations open on […]