Winners of the Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Announced
Published on 26 January 2015
At an Australia Day ceremony today, the Mayor, Clr Bill Pickering, announced the 2015 City of Ryde Citizen of the Year and Young Citizen of the Year, in recognition of their service to the local community. The recipients are:
- Dr Peter Mitchell OAM – Citizen of the Year
- Aidan Fisher – Young Citizen of the Year
In acknowledging their outstanding contributions, Clr Pickering said the two winners exemplified the character and fine qualities of the people who make up the City of Ryde.
“Dr Mitchell and Aidan deserve the admiration of the community and to be acknowledged as role models,” the Mayor said.
"Through their deeds and actions, both winners have added enormous value to our city and to the lives of so many in our local community. They lead by example and show that community spirit is thriving in the City of Ryde.”
To read more about our winners, go to the Citizen of the Year page.