Community Awards

The Shire of Katanning presents awards at the Australia Day Breakfast hosted by the Lions Club of Katanning every year on 26 January. 

Community Long Service Award

The Shire of Katanning has a Community Long Service Award. This is an award that recognises a local person who has provided volunteer service(s) to the Katanning community over a long period of time.

The winner of the award will be announced at the Australia Day Breakfast on 26 January 2023 alongside the Citizen of the Year Awards. To nominate a special person that you think deserves this recognition, please complete the nomination form linked below and return it to the Shire by 31 October 2022.

Community Long Service Award Form

Citizen of the Year Awards

Do you know someone who made the community a better place in 2022?

The Community Citizen of the Year Awards are presented by Local Government within local communities across Western Australia on Australia Day. The Awards provide an opportunity to acknowledge those making an outstanding contribution to your local community during the current year (2022).

Outstanding contribution and community service includes areas such as; education, health, fund-raising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, the environment, social inclusion or any other area that contributes to the advancement and wellbeing of a community.

Nominations are for the following Citizen of the Year Award categories:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Senior Citizen of the Year (65 years or over)
  • Youth Citizen of the Year (under 25)
  • Active Citizenship (Community Group or Event)

All award winners will be announced at the Australia Day Breakfast on 26 January 2022.

CLICK HERE to make a nomination online

If you would like to use a printable form instead, please CLICK HERE.

For more information on Community Awards, please contact Natassia (Tash) on 9821 9999 or email