2004 Australia Day Citizen of the Year Award Winners
Citizen of the Year - Marita Macrae (Avalon)
Marita has made an outstanding contribution for many years to the conservation and enhancement of Pittwater's natural environment. She has been the backbone of many local environment groups and individual projects. Through her ability to inspire others, she has done much to ensure that Pittwater is on of our state's most beautiful areas.
Young Citizen of the Year - Lisa Billington (Newport)
Lisa has worked tirelessly, often on weekends, to help both older people at a rehabilitation centre and as a youth leader with Pittwater Uniting Church. She is always thinking of ways to help others and is a wonderful example with her kindness and thoughtfulness.
2004 Community Event of the Year - Pittwater Australia Day Organising Committee
The Pittwater Australia Day Organising Committee has won the Australia Day 2004 Pittwater Community Event of the Year Award for its organisation of Pittwaterâ€™s Breakfast at the Beach events on Australia Day for over five years. The committee comprises members of combined services clubs of Lions, Rotary, Zonta, NSW Rural Fire Service and the SES. The Australia Day event plays a vital role in building a strong community spirit, and combines the days formalities with a sense of fun.