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About Town: Canberra Citizen of the Year and Gold Awards

The Canberra Citizen of the Year Award is an initiative of the ACT Government and recognises citizens who have made a major contribution to the community. The Chief Minister's Canberra Gold Award recognises the contribution made by individuals and groups who have chosen to make a long-term commitment to the ACT, honouring individuals and groups who have resided or operated in the ACT for 50 years or more.

The awards are presented by in March each year as part of Canberra's birthday celebrations.