Community Award winners recognized for National Volunteer Week

Published on Monday, 16 May 2022 at 11:24:16 AM

National Volunteer Week is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering and is a chance for all of us to celebrate and recognise the vital work of volunteers and to say thank you.


The Town of Bassendean would like to thank all our wonderful volunteers, our Community Groups, Sporting Clubs, Volunteers assisting Schools, Community Services and individuals who give their time to make this community a better place.


The Town is fortunate to have more than 70 organisations, groups and programs that are run by or supported by volunteers in the areas of sports, environment, social support, schools and others.


The Town of Bassendean Community Awards Program provides an opportunity for the Town to recognise and acknowledge individuals for their voluntary service within the community.

Award categories:

  • Lifetime Contribution to Volunteering

This award is in honour of a senior individual (65+ years) who has made an exemplary life-long contribution to volunteering and who, through their volunteering, has contributed to the betterment of the Town of Bassendean community.

  • Community Leadership Award

For groups or individuals that have made a significant contribution to the local community by enhancing community life.

  • Bassendean Means Business

Presented to a business operating within the district that has made a positive community impact, shown significant business agility, provided outstanding customer service or proactively contributed to environmental sustainability in their business practices and/or in the community.

In 2022 the Town received 10 nominations from the community, highlighting the contributions made in the Town. 

Town of Bassendean Community Awards Recipients


Town of Bassendean Mayor Kathryn Hamilton said:

We are very fortunate to have so many exceptional community members and groups who contribute significantly to making Bassendean, Ashfield and Eden Hill a unique and special place to live. I would particularly like to recognise and thank all the nominees, and everyone who took the time to nominate community members doing great work and a special congratulations to the Award recipients for 2022.  

For more information on the awards and recipients, please click on the link:  Link to awards page 

Town Of Bassendean Community Award Winner May 2022

Image: Town of Bassendean Community Award Winners May 2022: Left to right:  Bassendean55plus (Norma Karasinski), Mayor. Cr.Kath Hamilton, David Blampey, Lucy Bromell, Spotted (Petra Richardson)  

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