Mayor, Councillor Marianne Saliba
Councillor Robert Petreski
Councillor Kellie Marsh
Councillor Moira Hamilton
Manager Community Engagement & Activation
Events and Activations Officer
Up to four community representatives
One youth representative (aged under 26 years)
Member for Shellharbour (or delegate)
Member for Kiama (or delegate)
Member for Whitlam (or delegate)
Winners of each of the Australia Day Citizen Award categories from the previous year to be invited onto the Committee for one year.
Agenda / Administration Officer
In October, December, January and March each year at 5.00pm at the Civic Centre.
a. To provide community input into Shellharbour City Council's organisation of an
annual Australia Day celebration
b. To determine Australia Day Citizen Award winners
The objective of this committee is to assist the Council to deliver a safe and
enjoyable community event on Australia Day within available budget resources by:
a. Providing a forum for discussion to help guide the strategic direction of the
b. Where appropriate forming sub-committees to oversee specific aspects of
the Australia Day celebration, with available budget resources
c. Deciding the winners of the various categories in the Australia Day Citizen
Conduct of the Committee
- Term of appointment for community representatives to be two years (except
for previous year's Citizen Award winners, see above). Community
representative nominations to be advertised and members to be appointed
- A quorum will consist of half the committee plus one.
- Committee to meet at least three times per year, and as required
Apply to become a member of Council's Australia Day Committee by filling out this form. Applications close 5 August 2019.