Your australia day awardees

There were huge celebrations at Centenary Park yesterday morning as the Australian Day awards ceremony kicked off in style!

Australia DayAustralia Day Ambassador and Queensland’s 2014 Senior Australian of the Year Dr Robert McGregor presented the awards to nominees, as proud family members and friends watched on.

Congratulations to the following awardees:

Citizen of the Year: Lynette Prichard
Young Cultural Person the Year: Naya Smith
Young Citizen of the Year: Kaylee Cummings
Young Sports Person of the Year: Shaye Land
Sportsperson of the Year: Lance Birkett
Community Event of the Year: Charters Towers Restorer’s Club for the Motor Show and Swap Meet
Cultural Person of the Year: Michael Brumby

We’ll see you next year Charters Towers for another jam-packed Australia Day, the countdown is on!