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Qld case study

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Qld case study

  1. 1. AUSTRALIA DAYSUNSHINE COAST, QUEENSLANDAustralias most sustainable region - vibrant, green, diverse
  2. 2. 2Who 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
  3. 3. 3Who we areOur teamCivic and Community Events Team, CustomerRelations Branch, Community Services DepartmentOperational delivery:2 x Senior Event OfficersJanine Symons & Katherine Morgan2 x Event OfficersJodie Feaver & Cheryl Pattison
  4. 4. 4What 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 Development team
  5. 5. 5Awards program and eventProgramAwards open3 September to28 DecemberPresentationceremony held onFriday 25 January
  6. 6. 6Awards program and eventCategoriesCategory Nominated Withdrew  Community 42  Sport and Recreation 6  Citizen of the Year 8 1  Creative 5  Environment 7  Young Citizen 4  Senior Citizen 27 1  TOTALS 99 2 97
  7. 7. 7Awards program and eventCriteriaEntrants will be judged against each of the criteria listed. Timeframes for length ofservice / contribution / activity must be demonstrated for all categories.Citizen of the YearOutstanding contribution or achievement by an individual aged between 26 – 65 years on 26January 20XX. The winner will be an inspirational role model and display continued excellencein their field and in 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 ofthe nominee’s paid work
  8. 8. 8Awards program and eventMarketingMedia partnerships weresought which enabled$21,000 of print andtelevision in-kind support fora total spend of $13,000Entries up 26% on last year
  9. 9. 9Awards program and eventFeedback86% of nominationswere received onlineWord of Mouth, localpaper, television and inthe post were the topfour channels for hearingabout the awards
  10. 10. 10Awards program and eventFinancialsBudget $30,000Spend $28,131Program $16,685Event $11,445
  11. 11. 11Awards program and eventJudgingSpreadsheetsent to eachjudge forscoringScoredentriesreturned tocouncilScorescollated andaveragedEntriescollated intoprécisspreadsheetJudgingpanelmoderation
  12. 12. 12Awards program and eventPresentation eventSunshine Coast Youth OrchestraJohn MajorMC Sofie FormicaWelcome to CountryAustralia Day Ambassador
  13. 13. 13Awards program and eventPresentation event
  14. 14. 14Australia day eventsCitizenshipLargest ceremony annuallyMC Heather FoordLGAQ AmbassadorAustralia Day AmbassadorHetty JohnstonPresiding OfficerMayor Mark Jamieson177 Candidates400+ guests
  15. 15. 15Australia day eventsCommunity celebrationsWet, wet, wet!Free family entertainmentpopular
  16. 16. 16Australia day eventsThe future$40,000+Officers’time1. Smallercommunityactivity atKingsBeach2. Portfoliomanagement ofcommunityevents
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