Australia Day 2024 Award Recipients


Congratulations to this year’s Australia Day Award winners, they are as follows.

Citizens Of The Year

  • Shire: Aaron Marcelino
  • Crookwell: Helen Faros
  • Gunning: Jennifer Medway
  • Taralga: Maureen Long

Young Citizens Of The Year

  • Shire: Eliza Kemp
  • Crookwell: Rueben Batey

Sportsperson Of The Year

  • Shire: Jayde Della

Young Sportsperson Of The Year

  • Shire: Samuel McGreger

Events Of The Year

  • Shire: Rollin Chrome Car Show
  • Crookwell: Solar Buddy and Anti Bullying Program (Crookwell Academy of STEM Excellence and Crookwell High School)
  • Gunning: The Gathering of Gunning – Celebrating women, food & friendship (Gunning District Community & Health Service)

Mayoral Award For Outstanding Efforts

  • Gunning: Vanessa Mackay (Posthumous)
Crookwell Australia Day 2024. Right to left –Jay Allen OAM – Australia Day Ambassador, Anna Kemp – Crookwell Event of the Year, Solar Buddy and Anti Bullying Program, Maureen Long – Taralga Citizen of the Year, Deputy Mayor Mandy McDonald, Mayor Pam Kensit, Helen Faros – Crookwell Citizen of the Year, Aaron Marcelino – Shire Citizen of the Year, Rueben Batey – Crookwell Young Citizen of the Year, Samuel McGregor – Junior Sportsperson of the Year, Matthew Gay, Shire Event of the Year – Rollin Chrome.
Gunning Australia Day 2024. Right to Left – Mayor Pam Kensit, Jennifer Medway – Gunning Citizen of the Year, Melinda Medway – Gunning Event of the Year, The Gathering of Gunning, Elysia Mackay and Cameron Mackay – Vanessa Mackay, Mayoral Award, Jay Allen OAM – Australia Day Ambassador and Deputy Mayor Mandy McDonald.