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:
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.
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.
Presented in celebraion 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.
Presented in celebration of excellence resulting in major social, scientific or economic impact at a state, national or international level.
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.
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. Once you create an account simply fill in your details, select the relevant category, and provide a summary of how the nominee has achieved excellence in the category and contributed to our community (maximum 200 words per summary).
Nominators may make a self-nomination, or nominate on behalf of someone else providing they give their permission. You may also submit multiple nominations through your account so keep a record of your log in details.
Review the Conditions of Entry and Eligibility Criteria before nominating.
Sign in to nominate online now, or, alternatively, email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a nomination form.