Volunteer & 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.

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’s Community and Development Manager on 6397 7303 or amanda.bond@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 2018 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, 8 December 2017 by post to:

General Manager
PO Box 156
LONGFORD TAS 7301

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

VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION 2018 NOMINATION FORM

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 2018 Australia Day Awards.

Completed forms must be returned by Friday, 8 December 2017 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 2018

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 2018 NOMINATION FORM

Young Citizen of the Year 2018

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 2018 NOMINATION FORM

Community Event of the year 2018

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 2018 NOMINATION FORM