CELEBRATING OUR HEROES: Western Downs Young Citizen of the Year Karsten Duvel and his nephew Harry. Picture: Sam Turner
CELEBRATING OUR HEROES: Western Downs Young Citizen of the Year Karsten Duvel and his nephew Harry. Picture: Sam Turner

GALLERY: Dalby recognises local heroes and new citizens

The achievements of the Western Downs’ local heroes and its newest citizens were on full display at Thomas Jack Park on Australia Day.

Proud residents and visitors descended on Dalby’s picturesque park on January 26 to celebrate Australia and the tireless work of its district’s award winners and new citizens.

See all of the photos from the ceremonies and the list of the winners celebrated in Dalby here:

Regional Australia Day Awards

  • Citizen of the Year - Marilyn Bidstrup
  • Young Citizen of the Year - Karsten Duvel

Local Volunteer of the Year

  • Dalby and District - Cecil Woods

Local Sports Award

  • Dalby and District - Mitchell Hemmings

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