First presented in 1973, the WA Citizen of the Year Awards has a rich history of acknowledging Western Australian high achievers across a range of different industries and categories.
In 2012 the awards were renamed The Western Australian of the Year Awards in recognition of their position as awarding the State’s highest honours and into 2013 they celebrate their 41st year.
Designed to represent the ‘best of the best’ the awards reflect the highest level of contribution made to Western Australia by those either born or bred in WA, or those who have chosen to call WA home.
The award categories include:
- Business and Professions
- Arts and Culture
- Indigenous, and
The Western Australian of the Year will be selected from the winners of the individual categories with the winner automatically submitted into the Australian of the Year.
For further information regarding conditions of entry, eligibility and guidelines click here.
To see the 2012 winners click here.
Gala Presentation and Dinner
The Western Australian of the Year Awards Gala Presentation and Dinner will be held on Saturday 1 June 2013 at Crown Perth.
Well-known Western Australian entertainer and comedian, Rove McManus, will return home to be the MC for the night.
Enjoy a sumptuous three-course meal and see top class Western Australian and Australian acts perform on the night. Entertainment will include X-Factor Australia winner, Samantha Jade and Supergroup with Daryl Braithwaite, Russell Morris and Ross Wilson.
Tickets available here.