Australian Safer Community Awards
Coordinated by Emergency Management Australia, these awards aim to recognise best practice and innovation in emergency management by individuals and organisations.
Five WA organisations featured in last year’s national awards.
Further information and nomination forms are available from FESA Emergency Management Services, (08) 9232 9342.
Community Services Industry Awards
These awards recognise individuals, small and large not for profit organisations, schools, businesses and state, federal and local governments, which provide community services and build community relationships.
Entry kits are available from (08) 9222 2833, 1800 010 004, and email@example.com.
More information is available from communitydevelopment.wa.gov.au, and nominations close July 25.
This year’s WA sponsors include: Goundrey Wines, Lotterywest, Radio 882 6PR, Rendezvous Observation City Hotel, Staging Connections, The West Australian, and WIN Television.
Excellence in Public Sector Management Awards
This year's awards include eight categories.
The leadership category, included for the first time this year, will emphasise a different quality each year, this year focusing on equity and diversity.
Further information is available from www.premiersawards.dpc.wa.gov.au and from Premier’s Awards project manager, Irene Hislop - firstname.lastname@example.org, (08) 92228759.
Royal Australian Institute of Architecture (WA) Awards
George Temple Poole Award
Cox Howlett and Bailey Woodland, Western Australian Maritime Museum
Colorbond Steel Award
Paul Odden, Odden Rodrigues Architects, Ozone Parade residence
Department of Housing & Works Award for Public/Institutional
Joint winners: Cox Howlett and Bailey Woodland, Western Australian Maritime Museum; Darryl Way & Associates Architects, All Saints’ College Early Childhood Centre
Lysaght Single Residential Award
Joint winners: Hofman and Brown Architects, Lynch/Brown House, Subiaco; David Hartree Design Associates, Venn Street residence
Lysaght Residential Award - Alterations & Additions
John Murphy Architect, Additions Claremont
Lysaght Residential Award – Duplex/Triplex
Blacket Smith Architects, Nigel Westbrook Architect and Daniela Simon Design Studio, Malcolm Street Houses
Barnetts Architectural Hardware, Lockwood Locks & Lorient Architectural Seals Multiple Residential Award
Spowers Architects (WA) and Jones Coulter Young Architects, Panorama Apartments
Wespine Civic Design Award
Walter Hunter & Penny Watson Architects and Ralph Drexel, Pinnaroo Chapel complex
The Heritage Council of WA Heritage Council Conservation Award
Joint winners: Cox Howlett and Bailey Woodland, and Hocking Planning & Architecture, Perth Town Hall – Stage 1 Refurbishment; John Taylor Architect, Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Mullewa
Jackson McDonald Barristers & Solicitors Commercial Award
Bernard Seeber Pty Ltd, Kerman Contracting Building
Mondo lucê Interior Award
RAIA Archicentre Award
Ian Dewar & Associates, Moorabool
People’s Choice Award
Kingsley Pearce Architect, Esperance coastal residence
WA Firefighter of the Year
Nominations are open for WA’s firefighter of the year awards, sponsored by RAC Insurance and the Rotary Club of Whitfords.
Members of the public are invited to nominate a firefighter, brigade or team from WA’s 20,000 volunteer and 850 career firefighters.
Nomination forms are available from FESA, fire stations, major tertiary hospitals, RAC branches, local governments and libraries.
Nominations close August 1.
Western Australian Industry and Export Awards
Benefits to applicants for these awards include access to consulting services to assist with business plan development, or to explore potential opportunities overseas.
Further information, including the 14 awards categories, judging criteria, past winners, and a sample application are available from www.doir.wa.gov.au/awards.
Queries can be emailed to email@example.com.
Applications close July 9.
Sponsors include Austal Ships, Austrade, BankWest, Ernst & Young, Export Solutions, Sun Microsystems Australia, and The West Australian.
Last year’s Regional Exporter of the Year winner Mt Romance, says it has grown in five years, to become the world’s largest producer of sandalwood oil and value-added products.
Mt Romance has been winning WA Industry and Export awards since 1996, when it took out the New Exporter of the Year category.
It followed this up in 1999 with a win in the Design of the Year section.
WA Seniors' Awards
Nominations for these awards are open until July 18.
Further information is available from (08) 9220 1141, and nomination kits are available from public libraries, the Office for Seniors' Interests and Volunteering, (08) 9328 9155, 1800 671 233, and www.osi.wa.gov.au.
Sponsors of this year’s awards include BankWest, Channel Seven Perth, Council on the Ageing (WA), 882 6PR, GWN, Hollywood Private Hospital, The West Australian, Western Hearing Services, the West Regional Group of newspapers, and Woolworths.
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