Citizen of the Year

Kangaroo Island Council would like to congratulate the following winners of the 2017 Citizen of the Year Awards for their outstanding commitment to the Community.
  • Citizen of the Year - Rodney Bell
  • Exemplary Service to the Community - Sue Florance
  • Community Event of the Year - KI Players for "Blithe Spirit"
  • Community Project of the Year - SIXTEEN LEGS: Enter The Cave Exhibition

Past recipients of the Kangaroo Island Citizen of the Year Awards
(presented 26 January - Australia Day)

  • 2016 Allan Henderson (Voluntary Services to the Community) and Elizabeth Dieckmann (Services to Youth and Education)
  • 2015 Jeff Howard
  • 2014 Joy Wheaton (Service to the Community) and the Kangaroo Island Cancer Support Group (Community Group of the Year)
  • 2013 Libby Barrios (Service to the Community and Environment) and Carina Willson (Service to Youth)
  • 2012 Bryan Kelly (Service to Sports and Youth) - Graeme Connell (Service to Community and Emergency Services) and Heather Fisher (Service to Education and Humanity)
    • Certificate of Appreciation: Wayne and Maria Loechel
  • 2011 Kerry Kaye Boss (Service to Youth) - Ian and Libby Kelly (Service to Community)
  • 2010 Desmond Lanthois
  • 2009 Kate Williams (Charitable & Community Leadership), Geoff Rischbeith (Philanthropy and Business) and Cheryl May (Emergency & Sports)
  • 2008 Melinda Campbell
  • 2007 Bob Farnden
  • 2006 Helen Sheridan
  • 2005 Sharon Menz
  • 2004 David Edmonds
  • 2003 Graham Trethewey
  • 2002 Gwenda Kappe
  • 2001 Ann Jamieson
Past recipients of the Kangaroo Island Community Event of the Year Awards
(presented 26 January - Australia Day)
  • 2016 American River Gala Day 2015
  • 2015 Friends of Park Forum
  • 2014 Shearers Hall of Fame
  • 2013 Kangaroo Island Marine Action Group
  • 2012 Settlement Day 2011 - to be received on behalf of the community by Advance Kingscote and Pioneers Associations representatives
  • 2011 KI Art Feast 2010
  • 2010 Combined 50th Celebrations Parndana Show & Parndana School Campus
  • 2009 Timber Creek Speed Shears
  • 2008 Pink Week
  • 2007 Parndana Speed Shears
  • 2006 KI Field Day
  • 2005 Alfresco by the Sea
  • 2004 KI Field Day
  • 2003 Rock Eisteddfod
  • 2002 Kangaroo Island Netball Association 50th Anniversary
  • 2001 SA Rural Women's Gathering
Past recipients of the Kangaroo Island Community Project of the Year Awards
(presented 26 January - Australia Day
  • 2016 R.I.G. Project (Rebuilt Indepence Group)
  • 2015 Kingscote Cemetery Heritage Project
  • 2014 American River Progress Association Inc. ‘Independence Memorial’
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Phone: 08 8553 4500 | Fax: 08 8553 2885 | Email: kicouncil@kicouncil.sa.gov.au
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