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Key to the City

The Key to the City is an award to acknowledge the contribution of an individual, group or organisation to furthering the ideals of the city, or to recognise outstanding achievement in sport, entertainment or humanitarian work at a national or international level.

The decision to bestow this honour is often spontaneous and has traditionally been used to provide an opportunity for mass public recognition.
  • Open to all nationalities although the recipient's or recipients' achievement should be linked to Launceston or have been of benefit to Launceston and its citizens.
  • The recipient must be a group/individual with a high national and/or international profile.
  • The recipient must have made a nationally/internationally recognised achievement in sport, entertainment or humanitarian work.
  • The recipient must be prepared to act as an ambassador for Launceston.