The event not only provides our Members with the chance to gain knowledge from highly acclaimed keynote speakers but as part of the event, the Western Australian Local Government Association Honours Awards for 2017 are awarded. Of the 48 recipients, we are extremely proud to announce that two of these were from the Shire of Dumbleyung.
Congratulations to our Deputy President Cr Jacki Ball who received a WALGA Honours Long and Loyal Service Award. This award is presented in recognition of Cr Ball’s outstanding long and loyal service to Local Government for elected members that have served at least 12 years. Cr Ball was elected as a Councillor for the Shire of Dumbleyung in 2005 and then elected as the Deputy President in 2013. Cr Ball has held positions on many Council Committees during her time as a Councillor for the Shire of Dumbleyung. Again, congratulations CR Ball on your well-deserved award!
Congratulations also to our Shire President Cr Gordon Davidson who received a WALGA Honours Eminent Service Award. This award is presented in recognition of Cr Davidson’s personal commitment, eminent service and notable contribution to Local Government. Cr Davidson was first elected as a Councillor for the Shire of Dumbleyung in 1991 and then elected as Shire President in 2001 and has held positions on a significant number of Council Committees, Working Groups and External Organisations during his time as a Councillor for the Shire of Dumbleyung. Cr Davidson was also presented with an Honorary Freeman of the Municipality Award from the Shire of Dumbleyung in 2015. Again, a huge congratulation on your well-deserved award!
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Pictured left: Perks of the job, coincidence or just pure luck? Not often a retired footy player gets pictured with one of the Kukerin/Dumbleyung Football greats, Calvin Shotter. Matthew Pavlich had the privilege of breakfast this morning with our own Calvin Shotter at this years WA Local Government Convention.
2017 WA Local Government Convention brings together several hundred senior Local Government Council representatives from across the State.