Ceremonies & Celebrations


Australia Day Awards

On 26 January 2019, Australians all around the country will celebrate what’s great about Australia. We would like you to help us celebrate what’s great about our community by nominating someone you know for an Australia Day Award.

The Quilpie Shire Council Australia Day Awards will recognise members of our community who have made an outstanding contribution to the community throughout 2018.

The Award categories that you can nominate in are:

• Citizen of the Year
• Community Group Award
• Australia Day Sports and Recreation Award
• Australia Day Outstanding Junior Achievement Award
• Australia Day Outstanding Achievement Award
• Australia Day Certificates of Appreciation

Eligibility in Categories: All nominees must be a resident of Quilpie Shire at the time of nomination.

Selection Criteria: There is a selection criteria in the nomination form that is required to be considered when completing the nomination.

How to nominate: Nomination forms are available at the Council Office or by downloading here. Please complete this form and post to Council by 5.00pm on the closing date Friday 11th January, 2019.

Award Recipients: Award recipients will be announced at the ceremony during our Australia Day celebrations on Saturday 26th JANUARY 2019 commencing at 6.00pm at Bulloo Park.

Enquiries: Please contact QSC– Lisa Hamlyn 4656 0504 or Janet Foley 4656 0550

Expressions of Interest – Provision of Bar Services

Quilpie Shire Council invites Expressions of Interest  for the provision of Bar Services (running the Community Bar) at Bulloo Park during Australia Day Celebrations on Saturday 26 January 2019.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the purchase and service of liquor and the set up and clean-up of the bar.  This particular event will operate from 6.00pm – 10.00pm

Expressions of Interest should be in writing marked “Australia Day Bar” and received at the Quilpie Shire Council Office by 5.00pm, 11 January 2019.

For further details please contact:

Lisa Hamlyn: Ph. 4656 0504 Email: dceo@quilpie.qld.gov.au
Janet Foley: Ph. 46560550 Email: janetf@quilpie.qld.gov.au