Congratulations to our Citizen of the Year Award recipients
Many Adelaide Hills locals have been recognised with awards as part of the 2023-24 Citizen of the Year Awards program.
Adelaide Hills Council Citizen of the Year 2024
Uraidla local, Dagmar Skipworth, has been named the Adelaide Hills Council Citizen of the Year 2023.
As a founding member of the Imagine Uraidla committee, Dagmar has seen the organisation through from its grassroots foundations to a thriving community movement with more than 300 members. Dagmar was Imagine Uraidla's secretary for many years, and served on the Committee for 9 years.
Pictured above: Adelaide Hills Citizen of the Year recipient, Dagmar Skipworth with Mayor Jan-Claire Wisdom
Young Citizen of the Year Award 2024
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.
Pictured above: Adelaide Hills Young Citizen of the Year recipient, Georgia McDonnell, with Mayor Jan Claire-Wisdom.
Community Event of the Year 2024
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.
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:
- Karen Warner
- Sylvia Ullmer and Rob Hawke
- Pip McGowan
- Bruce Ind
- Paul Hammer
- Oakbank Market
- Charleston Park Run
Stirling Photo Gallery
25 January - Citizen of the Year Awards Presentation and Citizenship Ceremony in Stirling
Uraidla Photo Gallery
27 January - Citizen of the Year Awards Presentation in Uraidla
Gumeracha Photo Gallery
28 January - Citizen of the Year Awards Presentation in Gumeracha