Adelaide Hills Council has always valued the passion and commitment of its community and has for many years acknowledged this through the presentation of annual awards.
Award recipients are nominated by their peers for the positive impact they've had on their local community, going above-and-beyond in times of need, and being an inspirational representative of the Adelaide Hills.
Adelaide Hills Council presents a number of awards at events across the region annually on Australia Day, 26 January. The award categories are Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year (under 30yrs), Community Event of the Year, and Civic Awards (multiple).
Nominations for 2022 open on 1 October and close on 24 November 2021
Nominate online at the Citizen of the Year website.
2021 AWARD RECIPIENTS
|Recipient name||Recipient home town||Award received|
|Adam Weinert||Lobethal||Citizen of the Year|
|Sebastian Ascott||Woodside||Young Citizen of the Year|
|Lobethal Community Garden Bushfire Support, and Hillstock (Matt Hawkins)||Lenswood||Community Event of the Year|
|Billy-Jo Brewer||Lobethal||Civic Award|
|Brian Parker||Uraidla||Civic Award|
|Colin Checker||Kersbrook||Civic Award|
|Cynthia Weyland||Lobethal||Civic Award|
|Dianne Liebelt||Uraidla||Civic Award|
|Jeanette Biggs||Cherryville||Civic Award|
|Jodie Turpin||Lobethal||Civic Awards|
|Karen Palmer||Mylor||Civic Award|
|Kelly Johnston||Balhannah||Civic Award|
|Linda Keen||Cromer||Civic Award|
|Margarete Ehrhardt||Millbrook||Civic Award|
|Metod 'Ted' Setnikar||Crafers||Civic Award|
|Stephanie Bettison||Mylor||Civic Award|
|Tremaine Kerber||Woodside||Civic Award|
|BlazeAid Catering Volunteers||Various||Civic Awards|