Waratah Lodge was recognised for both low and high care to its 18 residents, allowing them to age in place within the home. The Lodge welcomes intergenerational experiences and engages children on school holidays, organising activities for children and residents to be involved in. Waratah Lodge has also been accepted into the Regional Residential Dementia Project.
The awards were hosted by GWN7 news presenter, Noel Brunning and almost 500 guests from around the state including official guest, The Hon Alannah MacTeirnan MLC, Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Minister Assisting the Minister for State Development, Jobs and Trade to celebrate regional WA’s high achievers and community contributors.
Congratulations to category winners,
- Waringarri Aboriginal Arts of Kununurra – Rinehart Development of Norther Regional WA Award
- Narrogin Cottage Homes Inc – Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award
- Bee Firm NRG of Applecross – Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Economic Development Award
- Michael Walmsley of Waroona – RAC Volunteering Award
- Littlewell Working Group – Woolworths Community Group of the Year Award
- Sarah Penn of Bulgarra – Curtin University Teaching Excellence Award
- Leigh Ballard of Narrogin – Harmony Agriculture and Food Co Agriculture Innovation Award
- Kimika Lee of Broome – Horizon Power Leadership and Innovation Award
- Eugene Eades of Boxwood Hills – Community TAB Community Service Award
- Narembeen Community Resource Centre – Insurance Commission of WA Regional Safety Award
- Bindoon Mowers and Machinery – Prime Super Business Achievement Award
- Gravity Etc Pty Ltd of Dalyellup – Ricoh Australia Customer Service Award
Well done to everyone (finalists and winners) including one of our very own from within the CRC network, Narembeen CRC and their S.O.C.K (Save Our Country Kids) Campaign. To learn more about the S.O.C.K campaign please visit the Narembeen CRC Facebook Page.