Deputy Mayor June Kuhl officiated at Richmond Shire Council's Australia Day awards ceremony on Sunday.
Cr Kuhl welcomed two new Australian Citizens Abbie and Armarjeet and thanked this year's Australia Day Hosts - the Richmond State School P & C.
Winners of the 2020 Richmond Australia Day awards were:
Citizen of the year - Phillip Matthews
Junior sportsperson - Mac Pattel
Sports administrator - David Fox
Cultural award - Tessa O'Neill
Community spirit - Richmond Turf Club for the Melbourne Cup race day.
Sarus Crane award - Pluto pastoral company - Patroy Station
Winners of the Christmas light competition - business category:
1st Federal Palace hotel, 2nd Golden Run Rural, 3rd Richmond Stores
residential: 1st Warren Hussey, 2nd Morgan Jardine & James Shaw, 3rd Lyn & Carol Shaw
Winners of the decoration your gate competition:
1st The Witherspoon family - Essex Downs, 2nd Gillatt family - Riverdale, 3rd Bellingham family - Clareborough
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