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28/01/2016 - WA Volunteers Awards for 2016

Now is the time to nominate an amazing volunteer for the:

2016 WA VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

The prestigious Western Australian Volunteer of the Year Awards is celebrating its seventh year. Created to recognise the outstanding contributions of Western Australian volunteers, volunteer involving organisations and corporate volunteering programs, the awards publicly acknowledge these remarkable people and organisations.

Over 600,000 volunteers contribute 315,000 hours that equates to a figure greater than $39 billion to the Western Australian economy each year.  They are the backbone of communities in cities and towns around our state. 4 out of 5 WA residents volunteer sharing happiness and enriching our quality of life and social cohesion. The Awards are a chance to honour an individual, group or corporation for their above and beyond service to our community through volunteering. 

The eight Award categories are;

  • The Western Australian Volunteer of the Year,
  • The Western Australian Youth Volunteer of the Year,
  • The Western Australian Lifetime Contribution to Volunteering,
  • The Western Australian Excellence in Volunteer Management,
  • The Western Australian Corporate Volunteer of the Year,
  • The Western Australian Community Volunteer Organisation of the Year,
  • The Western Australian Volunteer Award for Ethnic Communities, and
  • The West Australian Newspaper People’s Choice Award.


Volunteering WA invite nominations of a special individual or organisation you feel is worthy of recognition through a 2016 Western Australian Volunteer of the Year Award.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO NOMINATE ONLINE: www.volunteeringwa.org.au

NOMINATIONS CLOSE: 5.00pm, Friday 11 March 2016

The eight Award recipients will be announced at a Gala Awards Presentation Dinner during National Volunteer Week, 9 – 15  May 2016.  This magnificent event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Perth Hotel on Wednesday 11 May.  The Western Australian Volunteer of the Year Awards are proudly presented by the Bankwest Foundation and valued individual Award Partners RAC, Bankwest Foundation, Silver Chain, Karri Forest Motel, Pemberton, Adcorp, The West Australian Newspaper and Eduka.   The Gala Awards Presentation Dinner is proudly supported by Event Partners Ferngrove Wines and the Hyatt Regency Perth Hotel.

Nominations Enquiries:
JANE MASON, Awards Coordinator, T: 9482 4325 E: jane@volunteeringwa.org.au

Media Enquiries:
GINA CHURCH, T: 08 9367 1317 M: 0409 299 220  E: ginachurch@westnet.com.au