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  1. 1. Australia Day Events in Dorset MunicipalityNorth East Tasmania
  2. 2. Dorset MunicipalityNorth East Tasmania• Located in the North East ofTasmania, Dorset municipalitycovers 3,200 square kilometerswith a population of 7,300• The main service hub for theregion is Scottsdale –approximately 1 hours drive fromLaunceston• Local industry was historicallybased on gold and tin mining aswell as timber and farming – nowin transition
  3. 3. Dorset MunicipalityNorth East Tasmania• Located in the North East ofTasmania, Dorset municipalitycovers 3,200 square kilometerswith a population of 7,300• The main service hub for theregion is Scottsdale –approximately 1 hours drive fromLaunceston• Local industry was historicallybased on gold and tin mining aswell as timber and farming – nowin transition
  4. 4. • Natural attractions e.g. tall forests,walking tracks, agriculturallandscapes, unspoilt beaches• Emerging wine and food regionincluding Pipers Brook Vineyard andJansz Tasmania• Home to the world class BridestoweLavender Farm• World renowned Barnbougle Dunesand Lost Farm Golf Courses• Trail of the Tin Dragon• Planned Mountain Bike Trails• For more information:www.northeasttasmania.com.auDorset MunicipalityTourism
  5. 5. Dorset MunicipalityTownship of Bridport
  6. 6. Dorset MunicipalityTownship of Bridport• The north east’s relaxed “Village bythe Sea” overlooks Anderson Bay inclose proximity to Barnbougle golfcourses• Population of 1500 swells to 4,000during summer• Boasts safe secluded swimmingbeaches, accessible nature walks,fresh seafood and growing retailsector• The venue for Dorset Municipality’sAustralia Day Events
  7. 7. Dorset MunicipalityCivic Ceremony• Held in Bridport, outdoors at theVillage Green from 10am on AustraliaDay• Formal addresses by the Mayor ofDorset, Australia Day Ambassadorand State Politician• Presentations awarded for YoungCitizen of the Year, Citizen of the Yearand Community Event of the Year• Nominees receive Certificates ofAppreciation and School Awards arepresented to students from each ofour 5 schools
  8. 8. Dorset MunicipalityAustralia Day Ambassadors• 2009: Sarah Fitz-Gerald AM – Winnerof 5 Womens Squash World OpenTitles• 2010: Damian Brown – OlympicWeight Lifter• 2011: John Quinn – Elite SportsCoach• 2012: Perry Crosswhite AM – Head ofthe Australian CommonwealthGames Association• 2013: Deborah De Williams – founderof Running Pink and TasmanianAustralian of the Year 2011
  9. 9. • Family oriented event running invarious formats by local communitygroups since 2000 and handed toCouncil in 2004.• Held on Croquet Lawn Beach,Bridport the event attracts up to2500 attendees including locals,holiday makers and day trippers• Australia Day Ambassadors areencouraged to take part in activitiessuch as mud wrestling, sandsculpting, air guitar, sack race, tug owar and … the jelly drop!
  10. 10. After the Splash …
  11. 11. Dorset MunicipalityNorth East Tasmaniawww.dorset.tas.gov.auwww.northeasttasmania.com.au
  12. 12. Auburn City Council
  13. 13. IntroductionSteffan JurdCommunity Events CoordinatorAuburn City Council
  14. 14. Sydney Olympic Park
  15. 15. Auburn community
  16. 16. Auburn community
  17. 17. • Population of 80,000• Over 120 different cultures within LGA• 57% of people born overseas• 27% arrived within last 5 years• Highest proportion of Refugee settlers in NSWDemographics of Auburn LGA
  18. 18. Many Cultures, One Community
  19. 19. Many Cultures, One Community
  20. 20. ThankYou
  21. 21. AUSTRALIA DAYSUNSHINE COAST, QUEENSLANDAustralias most sustainable region - vibrant, green, diverse
  22. 22. Who we areWaterways113 kilometresParks and bushlandOver 13,000 hectaresGross Regional Product$10 billionRateable properties155,830 (as at Jan 2012)Tourist arrivals2.9 million Domestic; 237,530 Internationaland 5 million day trips [2011/12]Council budget$7.7 million [2012/13]Council size4th largest in Australia
  23. 23. Who we areOur teamCivic and Community Events Team, CustomerRelations Branch, Community ServicesDepartmentOperational delivery:2 x Senior Event OfficersJanine Symons & Katherine Morgan2 x Event OfficersJodie Feaver & Cheryl Pattison
  24. 24. What we do• Australia Day awards program and event 1 SEO+ 1 EO• Australia Day community celebration 1 SEO + 1 EO• Australia Day citizenship ceremony 2 x EO• Community grants program run by Community Developmentteam
  25. 25. Awards program and eventProgramAwards open 3September to 28DecemberPresentation ceremonyheld on Friday 25January
  26. 26. Awards program and eventCategoriesCategory Nominated WithdrewCommunity 42Sport and Recreation 6Citizen of the Year 8 1Creative 5Environment 7Young Citizen 4Senior Citizen 27 1TOTALS 99 2 97
  27. 27. Awards program and eventCriteriaEntrants will be judged against each of the criteria listed. Timeframes for length of service /contribution / activity must be demonstrated for all categories.Citizen of the YearOutstanding contribution or achievement by an individual aged between 26 – 65 years on 26 January20XX. The winner will be an inspirational role model and display continued excellence in their field andin the community.Assessment Criteria - Demonstrated achievement in one or more of the following:• personal, academic or professional achievements• contribution in the relevant field• demonstrated leadership, innovation and creativity• personal interests and community involvement• contribution to the development of the Sunshine Coast community and/or economy• contributions being completed on a voluntary basis or exceeding the normal requirements of thenominee’s paid work
  28. 28. Awards program and eventMarketingMedia partnerships weresought which enabled $21,000of print and television in-kindsupport for a total spend of$13,000Entries up 26% on last year
  29. 29. Awards program and eventFeedback86% of nominationswere received onlineWord of Mouth, localpaper, television and in thepost were the top fourchannels for hearing aboutthe awards
  30. 30. Awards program and eventFinancialsBudget $30,000Spend $28,131Program $16,685Event $11,445
  31. 31. Awards program and eventJudgingSpreadsheetsent to eachjudge forscoringScoredentriesreturned tocouncilScorescollated andaveragedEntriescollated intoprécisspreadsheetJudgingpanelmoderation
  32. 32. Awards program and eventPresentation eventSunshine Coast Youth OrchestraJohn MajorMC Sofie FormicaWelcome to CountryAustralia Day Ambassador
  33. 33. Awards program and eventPresentation event
  34. 34. Australia day eventsCitizenshipLargest ceremony annuallyMC Heather Foord LGAQAmbassadorAustralia Day AmbassadorHetty JohnstonPresiding OfficerMayor Mark Jamieson177 Candidates400+ guests
  35. 35. Australia day eventsCommunity celebrationsWet, wet, wet!Free family entertainmentpopular
  36. 36. Australia day eventsThe future$40,000+Officers’time1. Smallercommunityactivity atKingsBeach2. Portfoliomanagement ofcommunityevents

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