About Awards WA

Our Belief

We believe that all young people have the potential through self determination to become active and inclusive citizens.

Value Proposition

Awards WA provides the scope through adventure in learning for young people to invest in their future by challenging themselves, being community focused and empowered to achieve their potential.

Our Awards allow the community to invest in youth, enabling them to become confident and resilient members of society.

Our Culture

Our work will be guided and informed by our beliefs and commitments to:

Inclusiveness – we respect people, value diversity and are committed to equality

Participation – we value and recognise the engagement of our Participants and the contribution of volunteers within their organisations and communities

Quality – we strive for excellence through continuous improvement

Openness – we are committed to a culture of teamwork and collaboration

Our Stakeholders

We work with an amazing community of stakeholders including: our Participants, Award Leaders, schools and community groups, Government Departments (Department of Communities), other Award Authorities, Sponsors, other not for profit organisations, Ambassadors, Adult volunteers for our Participants and a vast range of youth service providers.

Our Team

  • Katie Brown — Chief Executive Officer: Connect with me on LinkedIn
  • Teagan Brown — Programs Manager: Connect with me on LinkedIn
  • Delys Day — Finance and Administration Officer
  • Mark Enright — Finance Manager
  • Sophia Drazevic – Volunteer Open Award Centre Leader: Silver
  • Maryke Botes – Volunteer Open Award Centre Leader: Bronze

Acknowledgement to Country

We at Awards WA acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land we operate in, the Noongar People and the Traditional Custodians of our main place of work, the Whadjuk People.  We pay respects to the Elders and leaders past, present and future for they hold the memories, the traditions and culture of this country.

Awards WA Inc. is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.