Citizen of the Year

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Nominations now open for 2017 Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year

Tell us what makes your nominee an outstanding community member? How they have they excelled and contributed to the Greater Bendigo region and how they are role models for others to follow?

Nominations close at 5pm on November 18, 2016.


  • Your nominee must be an Australian Citizen living in the Greater Bendigo municipality
  • A Young Citizen of the Year nominee must be under 25 years of age on January 26, 2017
  • Sorry, you can't nominate yourself!


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2016 Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year

Congratulations to Citizen of the Year Valerie Broad OAM and Young Citizen of the Year Breanna (Bree) Thomas, the top citizens for 2016.

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For more information about the Citizen of the Year please contact us on 03 5434 6000.

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