And the true blue Gladstone Australia Day winners are...
Winners of Gladstone Regional Council's 2016 Australia Day Awards are:
Citizen of the Year: Margaret Pengelly
Young Citizen of the Year: Varsicka Kularadhan
Arts & Culture Award: Rosemary Anderson
Senior Sportsperson Award: Chelsea Baker
Young Sportsperson Award: Jack Ireland
Sports Official: Sarah Brennan
Community Event or Initiative: State Emergency Service, Gladstone
Community Volunteer Award: Paul and Betty Smith
MORE THAN 600 community members gathered at the Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre last night to grant about 100 people their citizenship, and also to recognise winners of the Australia Day Awards.