Member for Wannon, Dan Tehan is calling for nominations from the community to recognise the impressive sporting achievements in Wannon both on and off the field.

The Australian Government Sports Awards celebrate outstanding sporting performances, achievements and contributions by community members.

The Australian Government Sports Awards cover individual or team achievements, community sports contributions by individuals and contributions to sports by schools, community groups or media organisations.

“I encourage our community to nominate people or groups they feel are worthy of this recognition, whether as a competitor, coach, umpire or administrator, Mr Tehan said.

To nominate a person, team or group, please include your contact details, along with the name, address, age and contact telephone numbers for each nominee; and a brief overview of their contribution.

Nomination forms are available by contacting Mr Tehan’s office on 1300 131 692 or downloading from here

Nominations close on 13 October 2017.

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