WELL DESERVED: Red Cliffs Event of the Year Chris Cook; Senior Citizen of the Year Helen Petschel; Sports Person of the Year Senior David Collins; Sports Person of the Year Junior – Oskar Faulkhead and Citizen of the Year Junior – Madelief Johnston.

AUSTRALIA Day events in Red Cliffs got off to an early start with the traditional flag raising ceremony at 8am following which a hearty breakfast, cooked up by the services clubs volunteers, was enjoyed.
The official presentation of the awards was carried out by Cr Glenn Milne who said the quality of all the nominees was quite exceptional, making the judges choice a difficult one. The awards were given for the following categories.
The Red Cliffs Event of the Year which was accepted by Chris Cook on behalf of the Red Cliffs Historical Society – Citizen of the Year Senior – Helen Petschel, Sports Person of the Year Senior – David Collins, Sports Person of the Year Junior – Oskar Faulkhead and Citizen of the Year Junior – Madelief Johnston.