Finalists announced for the 2019 Tasmanian Volunteering Awards
Volunteering Tasmania, is delighted to announce this years’ finalists of the 2019 Tasmanian Volunteering Awards.
We would like to acknowledge the incredible calibre of nominations in every category and thank every nominator for their efforts. We received the highest number of nominations than ever before which is a testament to the incredible efforts of volunteers across the state.
The judging panel(s) had in incredibly difficult job this year and in some categories, there are more than three finalists.
For all those who narrowly missed out, every individual nominee and nominated program will be receiving a Certification of Recognition and Appreciation.
The winners will be announced at an official Awards ceremony at Government House on May 20, 2019
The finalists are: ( in alphabetical order )
Anglicare Tasmania Community Care and Health Award – Finalists
Ken Harriss Melanoma Tasmania
Lyn Shegog Make A Wish Hobart Branch
Tania Watson Share the Dignity
Aurora Energy Lifetime Achievement Award – Finalists
Beverley Allan Meals on Wheels Longford
Christine Knight Calvary Health Care Tasmania
Douglas Renshaw Bicheno Returned Services League (RSL) Sub-Branch
Rhonda Foster Bagdad Community Club
Kaye Fox Ambulance Tasmania
Edna Pennicott Kingborough Helping Hands Inc.
Bulk Nutrients Sport and Recreation Award – Finalists
Shelley Miller Athletics Tasmania
Jason Schmidt Hurricanes Inclusion Cup
Christine Timms Parkrun Australia
CatholicCare Tasmania Volunteer Program of the Year Award – Finalists
Australian Wooden Boat Festival (AWBF) Volunteer Program
Cancer Council Tasmania – transport2treatment Program
Meals on Wheels
Hydro Tasmania Excellence Award for Best Practice in Volunteer Management – Finalists
Michael Barnes Meals on Wheels Longford
Di Mason Melanoma Tasmania
Lisa Plohl Huon Valley (Ranelagh) Animal Evacuation Centre – Huon Valley Council
Lifeline Tasmania Emergency Services Award – Finalists
Damien Almond St John Ambulance Australia (Tasmania) Inc.
Kate Gillham Tasmania Fire Service Campania Fire Brigade
Robert Jordan Ambulance Tasmania King Island Volunteers
Spirit of Tasmania Arts, Heritage and Tourism Award – Finalists
Shirley Baker Friends of Deal Island Wildcare Inc.
Brenda Boyle Calvary Health Care Tasmania
Mary Machen The Tamar Valley Writers Festival
Allen Rust Tasmanian Sail Training Association
TasTAFE Education, Science and Technology Award – Finalists
Jannie Fahey Aurora Disability Service
Bethany Innes The Smith Family
David Kewley Beacon Foundation
Volunteering Tasmania Corporate and Civic Volunteering Award – Finalists
Volunteering Tasmania Environment, Animal Care and Conservation Award – Finalists
Anne & Peter Booth Wildcare Inc.
Alison Curtis-Godillon Wombat Rescue Tasmania
Toni Johnstone Tasmanian Lost Pet Register
Susan Weeding Old Beach Scout Group
Resources to help promote the Awards (posters, graphics, etc) can be downloaded here.
These awards would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors.
The Tasmanian Volunteering Awards are an initiative of Volunteering Tasmania and are supported by the Department of Premier and Cabinet.