Volunteering & Australia Day Nominations

The Northern Midlands Council has over 100 volunteers contributing their time to Council, whether it be in an advisory capacity, or in a practical capacity running and maintaining one of Council’s numerous halls or recreation grounds throughout the municipality. Our volunteers are crucial to maintaining the services and facilities that Council provides.

Volunteering

How to Become a Volunteer

To find out what our volunteers do please read the volunteer handbook.
If you would like to become a volunteer at the Northern Midlands Council please contact Council on 6397 7303 or lucie.copas@nmc.tas.gov.au to discuss your options.

Volunteer Hand Book
Volunteer Registration Form
Issue Resolution Policy
Issue Resolution Procedure
Employee Code of Conduct
Disciplinary Policy
Disciplinary Procedure

Northern Midlands Council Volunteer Recognition

Each year the Northern Midlands Council recognises volunteers who contribute to our municipality at its annual Australia Day Event on 26 January.

Nominations are now open for Council's 2019 Volunteer Recognition program.

The nominee must be a resident of the Northern Midlands and have made a significant contribution to a community group and/or organisation within the Northern Midlands, in an unpaid capacity.

Completed forms must be returned by Friday, 7 December 2018 by post to:

General Manager
PO Box 156
LONGFORD TAS 7301

or emailed to council@nmc.tas.gov.au

VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION 2019 NOMINATION FORM

Australia Day Awards

Northern Midlands Council Australia Day Awards

Each year the Northern Midlands Council recognises outstanding citizens and events within the community as part of the Northern Midlands Council Australia Day Awards.

Award categories are: - Citizen of the Year - Young Citizen of the Year; and - Community Event of the Year

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Australia Day Awards.

Completed forms must be returned by Friday, 7 December 2018 by post to the address below or emailed to council@nmc.tas.gov.au

General Manager PO Box 156 LONGFORD TAS 7301

Citizen of the Year 2019

Selection criteria - The nominee is to have made a significant contribution to the Northern Midlands Community; - The nominee is, or has the potential to be a role model for the Northern Midlands community; - The nominee must be a resident of the Northern Midlands; and - The nominee must be at least 25 years of age or older as at 26 January of the awards year.

Consideration is given to the nominee’s achievements in the year immediately prior to receiving the award, as well as their past achievements and ongoing contribution to the Northern Midlands community.

The following will also be taken into consideration: - Personal, academic, sporting or professional achievements; - Previous awards and recognition; - Voluntary work; and - Nature and length of activity/service.

AUSTRALIA DAY CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD 2019 NOMINATION FORM

Young Citizen of the Year 2019

Selection criteria - The nominee is to have made a significant contribution to the Northern Midlands Community; - The nominee is, or has the potential to be a role model for the Northern Midlands community; - The nominee must be a resident of the Northern Midlands; and - The nominee must be aged 24 years of age or younger as at 26 January of the awards year.

Consideration is given to the nominee’s achievements in the year immediately prior to receiving the award, as well as their past achievements and ongoing contribution to the Northern Midlands community.

The following will also be taken into consideration: - Personal, academic, sporting or professional achievements; - Previous awards and recognition; - Voluntary work; and - Nature and length of activity/service.

AUSTRALIA DAY YOUNG CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD 2019 NOMINATION FORM

Community Event of the year 2019

Selection Criteria - The community event is to have attracted a broad cross section of the Northern Midlands community; - The community event is to have attracted widespread publicity for the Northern Midlands. - The community event must have been held within the Northern Midlands; and - The community event must have been held within the last calendar year.

The following will also be taken into consideration: - The number of people who attended the event; - The media coverage of the event; - Previous awards and recognition received by the event; - The longevity of the event and whether or not it is an annual event or a one off event.

AUSTRALIA DAY COMMUNITY EVENTS OF THE YEAR AWARD 2019 NOMINATION FORM

Northern Midlands Council Volunteer Recognition

Each year the Northern Midlands Council recognises volunteers who contribute to our municipality at its annual Australia Day Event on 26 January.

Nominations are now open for Council's 2019 Volunteer Recognition program.

The nominee must be a resident of the Northern Midlands and have made a significant contribution to a community group and/or organisation within the Northern Midlands, in an unpaid capacity.

Completed forms must be returned by Friday, 7 December 2018 by post to:

General Manager PO Box 156 LONGFORD TAS 7301

or emailed to council@nmc.tas.gov.au

VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION 2019 NOMINATION FORM

Award Recipients
2019

Young Citizen of the year -

Citizen of the year -

Event of the year -


2018

Young Citizen of the year - Curtis McGee

Citizen of the year - Gregory Knight

Event of the year - CMCA Solo Campers Rally

2017

Young Citizen of the year - Tamara Baker

Citizen of the year - Amy Reiner

Event of the year - Anzac Day Service - Evandale

2016

Young Citizen of the year - Georgia Baker

Citizen of the year - Barbara Baker

Event of the year - Woolmers Festival of Roses

2015

Young Citizen of the year - Jake Murfett

Citizen of the year - Ross Jones

Event of the year - Woolmers Festival of Roses

2014

Young Citizen of the year - Chloe Pavla

Citizen of the year - Peter Maher

Event of the year - 175th Midlands Agricultural Show - Campbell Town

Special Award - Laura Double

2013

Young Citizen of the year - James Dwyer

Citizen of the year - Laurie Wotherspoon

Event of the year - Longford Fire Brigade Fundraiser

2012

Young Citizen of the year - Ellen Freeman

Citizen of the year - Rae Hulin

Event of the year - Ross Fire Brigade Queensland Flood Appeal

2011

Young Citizen of the year - NA

Citizen of the year - Ronald Denne

Event of the year - Elementary Flying School

2010

Young Citizen of the year - NA

Citizen of the year - Joan Barnes

Event of the year - Midlands Military Meet and Rendezvous

Special Award - Terrence Badcock (deceased)

2009

Young Citizen of the year - David Wilson

Citizen of the year - Robert Pitt

Event of the year - Longford New Years Day Race Meeting

2008

Young Citizen of the year - Amanda Bayles

Citizen of the year - Shirley Squires

Event of the year - NA

Special Award - Jill Davis

2007

Young Citizen of the year - Robyn McKinnon

Citizen of the year - Gordon Millar OAM

Event of the year - 150th Longford Show

2006

Young Citizen of the year - Russell Redmond

Citizen of the year - Shirley Freeman

Event of the year - Tasmanian Trout Expo

2005

Young Citizen of the year - Rebecca Little

Citizen of the year - Joan Hudson

Event of the year - Fusion Australia - Back to Poatina

2004

Young Citizen of the year - Rodney Brown

Citizen of the year - Terrence Connell

Event of the year - Health and Community Service - Campbell Town

2003

Young Citizen of the year - Holly Grima

Citizen of the year - Peter Goss

Event of the year - Perth Skate Park Opening

2002

Young Citizen of the year - Northern Midlands Youth Task Force

Citizen of the year - Bruce Goss

Event of the year - Campbell Town Show

2001

Young Citizen of the year - Brett Groves

Citizen of the year - Helen Williams

Event of the year - Olympic Torch Rally

2000

Young Citizen of the year - Melissa Berresford

Citizen of the year - Margaret Dennis

Event of the year - Perth Lions Club - Carols by Candlelight

1999

Young Citizen of the year - Rachel Millwood, Natasha Millwood

Citizen of the year - Marie Barnes

Event of the year - Woolmers Art Exhibition and Cocktail Party

1998

Young citizen of the year - Liana Tuson

Citizen of the year - Esma McGee

1997

Young citizen of the year - NA

Citizen of the year - Roy Preece

1996

Young citizen of the year - NA

Citizen of the year - Bruce Viney OAM

1995

Young citizen of the year - Richard Sansom

Citizen of the year - Maurice Ashton, Maurice Seadon, Stephanie Dean, J. George Robertson, Alan Cameron AM

1994

Young citizen of the year - Benjamin Goold, Karen Monson, Mandy Dudman

Citizen of the year - John Watson, Diane Sullivan, Maxwell Walker

Order Of Australia Association

The Order of Australia, instituted by Her Majesty The Queen on 14 February 1975, was established as “an Australian society of honour for the purpose of according recognition to Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or for meritorious service”.

To find out more and how to nominate visit Order of Australia Association.

The following are recipients in our municipality that have been awarded Order of Australia medals: