Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Isaac Residents Asked to Name Their Heroes in the Community

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Isaac Residents Asked to Name Their Heroes in the Community

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ISAAC residents, start nominating your community heroes Co Australia Day will soon be upon us and there is just over a week to nominate them.

On Wednesday, January 26, many people will be gathering in town squares and town halls across the Isaac region to honour the district's everyday community achievers.

The day across the region will be an atmosphere of relaxed celebration, Isaac Regional Council Mayor Cedric Marshall said.

"At some point during this celebration, members of the community will be invited out to the front of the crowd to collect certificates or medallions in acknowledgement of their achievements over the past year," Cr Marshall said.

"Australia Day is about celebrating what's great in our communities."

Last year Nebo resident Alex McPhee was named Australia Day Citizen of the Year for his voluntary work on behalf of Queensland State Emergency Service, Rural Town Fire Brigade, community events and local ambulance.

Young Citizen of the Year was awarded to Jessica Dix for her considerable contribution to the Clermont community. …

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