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14th July 2015 Regional Achievement and Community Award.

Mayor Belinda Murphy, McKinlay Shire Council encourages residents to nominate someone who is making a real difference in our community for a Queensland Regional Achievement and Community Award.

“There are so many that make a significant community contribution and are integral to our community. These people deserve acknowledgement and recognition and I encourage everyone to consider making a nomination for these Awards. Don't miss your chance to nominate an organisation, club, group, business or individual for one of the Award categories” said Mayor Belinda Murphy.

Anyone can nominate or be nominated so why not nominate someone you know. Categories cover the broad spectrum of community contribution including the:

- Peabody Energy Environment and Landcare Award

- ATEC Rail Group (ARG) Innovation and Leadership Award

- Prime Super Community Group of the Year Award

- Gladstone Printing Services Trade and Career Achievement Award

- CRT Agricultural Community Achiever Award

- Australia Pacific LNG Regional Service Award

- Access Community Services Cultural Diversity Award

Winners will win a share in $17,500 of Bank Accounts from the Commonwealth Bank.

Don't underestimate the value of nominating someone. These Awards are the perfect way to say thank you and to acknowledge achievement and community effort.

Nominations can be made online at or contact the Awards Office on 1300 055 096 or email for more information.

Nominations close on Tuesday 4th August.