Australia Day Awards

The Australia Day West Coast Spirit Awards celebrate the people, organisations and events that have made an outstanding contribution to the West Coast community. 

Beginning in 2019, the awards have been changed to better reflect the many ways that people, groups, events, etc. enhance community life and challenge us to make our own contribution to a better Australia.

Nominees could include (but are not limited to):

Depending upon the quality of applicants, West Coast Council will present as many awards as it deems appropriate. 

Nominations will be reviewed by Council with award recipients selected by Councillors.  Decisions are final and no correspondence will be considered.

Nominations for the 2019 Award are now open!

Completed nomination forms should be submitted to the General Manager, West Coast Council via PO Box 63, Queenstown TAS 7467 or email

Nominations close Monday 7 January 2019.   Applications forms available here

West Coast Council Working In partnership with our community
Tel: 03 64 714 700
Fax: 03 64 714 720
11 Sticht Street
PO Box 63
Queenstown TAS 7467