Citizen of the Year Award recipients 2024 - Media Release
The 2024 Citizen of the Year Awards provide an opportunity to formally recognise the important and valuable work that individuals and organisations have made to the local community.
Many Adelaide Hills locals have been recognised with awards this Australia Day at ceremonies held in Gumeracha, Stirling and Uraidla.
Dagmar Skipworth, has been awarded the Adelaide Hills Council Citizen of the Year 2024. As a founding member of the Imagine Uraidla committee, Dagmar has seen the organisation grow from its grassroots foundations to a thriving community movement.
The Young Citizen of the Year Award 2024 was presented to 26-year-old Upper Sturt local, Georgia McDonnell and Vice-President of the Upper Sturt Soldiers Memorial Hall.
The Houghton Spring Fair and the Uraidla and Summertown Show have both been recognised as the Community Event of the Year 2024.
The Houghton Spring Fair is an annual event that has been running for five years and embraces local talent and diversity.
The Uraidla and Summertown Show is a key annual event and the cornerstone of the region.
An additional seven Civic Awards were also presented to Adelaide Hills locals who have made an outstanding contribution to their community and made an impact through acts of kindness and generosity.
These award winners were:
Citizen of the Year - Dagmar Skipworth
Young Citizen of the Year - Georgia McDonnell
Community Event of the Year - Houghton Spring Fair
Community Event of the Year - Uraidla and Summertown Show
Award for Active Citizenship - Karen Warner
Award for Active Citizenship - Sylvia Ullmer and Rob Hawke
Award for Active Citizenship - Pip McGowan
Award for Active Citizenship - Bruce Ind
Award for Active Citizenship - Oakbank Market
Award for Active Citizenship - Charleston Park Run
Award for Active Citizenship - Paul Hammer