We acknowledge people, community groups and organisations that make Wollongong a better place.
Nominations are now open for the 2024 City of Wollongong Awards!
See our City of Wollongong Awards page for more information and make a nomination by Friday 1 December 2023.
The Local Government Regional NAIDOC Awards celebrate the contribution and achievements of Aboriginal* communities in Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama and Shoalhaven local government areas.
The 2023 awards were hosted by Kiama Municipal Council on Saturday 29 July. Visit Kiama Municipal Council's website to learn more or and see details or award recipients.
*Note: 'Aboriginal' includes Torres Strait Islander people.
Our Recognition Receptions are held twice a year to acknowledge the outstanding achievements of individuals and organisations in our city. This can include national Roll of Honour recipients, volunteers, academics, sportspeople and others who contribute to our community.
If you’d like to suggest someone to be included in a future recognition reception, email or call us on (02) 4227 7111.
Recipients of Keys to the City of Wollongong
|2022||Professor Justin Yerbury AM|
|2009||St George Illawarra Dragons|
|2005||26 Army Cadet Unit|
|1997||TS Albatross Cadets|
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