Do you know someone worthy of recognition?

NOMINATIONS for the 2014 Queensland Regional Achievement and Community Awards close in two weeks.

"The Regional Achievement and Community Awards are a fantastic way to encourage and support local individuals and groups dedicated to enhancing our local community," Maryborough MP Anne Maddern said.

"Without the efforts of these individuals and groups, our community would not be as vibrant as it is today.  

"These awards help to highlight community success, so if you know of someone who you feel is worthy of recognition, please take the time to nominate through this year's awards."

Nominations are now open in the following categories - and they close on August 22.

  • The Prime Super Community of the Year Award
  • The Peabody Environment and Landcare Award
  • Origin on behalf of Australia Pacific LNG Regional Service Award
  • The Reay Services Energy and Sustainability Award
  • The Buzz Print Events and Tourism Award
  • The Safeguard Youth Leadership Award

The Commonwealth Bank is the official prize patron offering winners $2500 Debit MasterCard Accounts.

All category winners will also receive a glass trophy and one of the six winners will be given an additional $2500 as the Commonwealth Bank Special Commendation Award winner.

The winners will be announced on November 8.

For more information or nomination forms, phone the awards office on 1300 735 445 or visit the website www.awardsaustralia.com.