Citizen of the Year awards

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A photo of City of Greater Bendigo Young Citizen of the Year Khayshie Tilak Ramesh with Citizen of the Year Garth Keech.

Nominations now open for 2018 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 17, 2017.


  • 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, 2018
  • Sorry, you can't nominate yourself!


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2017 Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year

Congratulations to Citizen of the Year Garth Keech and Young Citizen of the Year Khayshie Tilak Ramesh, the top citizens for 2017.

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

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