TRC congratulates 2024 Australia Day award recipients

Toowoomba Regional Council congratulates residents who today (Friday, January 26) received civic Australia Day awards at ceremonies across the Region.

These awards are presented to groups or citizens who have made an outstanding contribution to the Toowoomba Region community.

The following list includes the 2024 Toowoomba Region Australia Day award recipients across our respective service areas who have been nominated by their peers for commendable service and, in some cases, years of volunteering for many different community, charitable and sporting organisations.

Congratulations to all our award recipients.

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Caption: The Toowoomba city Australia Day award recipients: Toowoomba Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Citizen of the Year Janet Suey (left) joins fellow Toowoomba City Australia Day civic award recipients at Picnic Point, including 2024 W. H. Groom Scholarship recipient, University of Southern Queensland Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Honours student, Max Corfield, Cr Bill Cahill, Toowoomba Region Mayor Geoff McDonald, Toowoomba Region Town Cryer Kevin Howarth, Cr Melissa Taylor, (seated from left) Tiffany Spary (Toowoomba Citizen of the Year), Nat Spary (co-recipient with Tiffany and the team at Toowoomba’s Community Group, Base Services Inc.), David Natalier (Toowoomba Senior Sport Award), Yajuvendrasinh Mahida (Toowoomba Cultural Award), Bianca Markham (Toowoomba Junior Sport Award) and Chris Seydel, a committee member representing the Rotary Club of Toowoomba North (the recipient of the Toowoomba Community Event award for the David Hack Classic). Absent: Lena Nabizada (Toowoomba Young Citizen of the Year)

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