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Nominations open for Mount Isa’s Sportstars

Nominations for the 2018 North Queensland Sportstar Awards are now open.

Categories include Junior Sportsperson, Senior Sportsperson, Masters, Athlete with a Disability, Service to NQ Sport.

Nominees are judged on their achievements and performances during the period of October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018, except Service to Sport Award which is for a longer period of time.

The following criteria in order of importance are used in the selection process:  international representation, national representation, and state representation.

Mayor Joyce McCulloch said Mount Isa was filled with talented sportspeople and dedicated volunteers, who were eligible for such honours.

“This is a great opportunity to recognise not only those who excel in their chosen fields, but also those who work tirelessly behind the scenes for the benefit of the community and for North Queensland sport,” Cr McCulloch said.

Nominations must be lodged with Council’s Promotion and Development Team by 5pm Friday September 17, 2018.

Nomination Forms are available from the North Queensland Sports Foundation website or by emailing

For more information, contact Council’s Promotion and Development Team on 47473200