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Mayor’s Inspiration Award

Purpose

The Mayor’s Inspiration Award recognises inspirational individuals of the highest level, within the Light Region.

The Award

A framed certificate, which may be accompanied by small gifts of relevance.

Selection criteria

This Award is very special and will be presented when an outstanding example of inspiration is brought to Council’s attention. The Mayor in conjunction with Council Members will then decide the recipient(s).

Presentation of Award

Presentation of the Award to be conducted by the Mayor of Light Regional Council, at any time as deemed appropriate.
For more information about the Mayor’s Inspiration Award, please contact Council during business hours on 8525 3200.

Mayor’s Inspiration Award recipients

2020

At the Light Regional Council’s Australia Day Breakfast in Freeling on Sunday 26 January 2020, Mayor Bill O’Brien presented the Mayor’s Inspiration Award to Mr Lynn Martin. 

Lynn, the Principal of Xavier College until November 2019, received the Award in relation to his services to education. This includes a sixteen-year tenure at Xavier College.

Click here to read Mayor Bill O'Brien's Inspiration Award Speech 

Mayor's Inspiration Award 2020

Winner of the Mayor’s Inspiration Award: Mr Lynn Martin (pictured left). Presented by Mayor Bill O’Brien on 26 January 2020 at the FARM Centre, Freeling.

2019

At the Light Regional Council’s Australia Day Breakfast in Wasleys on Saturday 26 January 2019, Mayor Bill O’Brien presented the inaugural Mayor’s Inspiration Award to Mr Terry Lee and Brevet Sergeant David Byrne.

Both recipients received the Award in relation to their actions during and following the Pinery fire in November 2015.

Click here to read Mayor Bill O'Brien's Inspiration Award Speech 

Click here to read Councillor Mark Frankcom's Inspiration Award Speech

Mayor's Inspiration Award 2019

Inaugural winners of the Mayor’s Inspiration Award: Mr Terry Lee, and Mr David Byrne (both pictured far right). Presented by Mayor Bill O’Brien on 26 January 2019 at the Wasleys Institute.