West Australian of the Year Awards 2020

Click here to nominate online now

The Western Australian of the Year Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding contribution to our State by those born and bred in Western Australia, or those who have chosen to make Western Australia their home.

The Awards are presented in seven categories:

Aboriginal Award
Presented in celebration of excellence in professional and/or personal achievements at a state, national or international level, contributing to the Western Australian community and recognition as an inspirational role model in the Aboriginal community.

Arts & Culture Award
Presented in celebration of excellence in achievement and/or significant contribution at a state, national or international level to the development, promotion and profiling of arts and culture disciplines in Western Australia.

Business Award
Presented in celebration of excellence and outstanding ethics in business leadership, social entrepreneurship or innovation at a state, national or international level, resulting in major positive social or economic impact in Western Australia.

Community Award
Presented in celebration of excellence in commitment to, and contribution towards, improving the quality of lives in the Western Australian community, at a state, national or international level.

Professions Award
Presented in celebration of excellence resulting in major social, scientific or economic impact at a state, national or international level.

Sport Award
Presented in celebration of excellence in achievement, development or promotion of sport at a state, national or international level, with a focus on contribution to the Western Australian community.

Youth Award
Presented in celebration of excellence in leadership, mentoring or artistic pursuits at a state, national or international level amongst 18 to 30 year olds, positively impacting the lives of Western Australians.

 

HOW TO NOMINATE

The online process is very simple and will take just a few minutes.

Nominators may make a self-nomination, or nominate on behalf of someone else providing they give their permission. You may submit multiple nominations for different nominees.

Before you begin to fill in the form, please have the following information prepared:

  • Contact details and permission from your nominee
  • The categories (listed above) you wish to nominate them for
  • 200 words summarising how your nominee has achieved excellence in their category or categories
  • 200 words summarising how your nominee has contributed to our community
  • Referee’s details, should you wish to supply a referee for your nomination

Please also ensure you have reviewed the Conditions of Entry and Eligibility Criteria before nominating.

Click here to nominate online now, or alternatively, email celebratewa@celebratewa.com.au to request a nomination form.

Nominations must be received by Friday 28 February, 2020.

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