Monthly Archives: January 2014

Upper Hunter Shire Council Australia Day Awards 2014

Songs, speeches, citizenship oaths and splashing around marked Australia Day in the Upper Hunter Shire. Ceremonies were held in Scone, Merriwa, Murrurundi and Aberdeen where outstanding Upper Hunter citizens were recognised with Australia Day awards. Upper Hunter Citizen of the Year was awarded to Beryl Bates. Beryl is a gem in the community, working voluntarily in many areas to support different organisations. For the past 15 years, with...

Quirindi CWA Australia Day Awards

The annual CWA Australia Day Concert and Awards were held on Wednesday January 22 at the Quirindi RSL Club. The day being kicked off with a live performance from the Howie Brothers supported by Wayne Horsburgh and Jill Delaney assuring a great morning of entertainment for the audience. “It’s very good to have it here for the disabled people to get out of Eloura” commented...

Australia Day Awards 2014

Commitment to local community was recognised across seven categories at Liverpool Plains Shire Council’s Australia Day Awards Ceremony held at the Royal Theatre in Quirindi. Citizen of the Year was awarded to Mary O’Donnell for her work with the Quirindi Special School. Amanda Rutter was recognised as Young Citizen of the Year for her academic achievements, her extracurricular and her volunteer work. The Marie Maunder Community Service...