Nominations for Heritage Awards now open

It’s that time of year again to nominate a local individual or organisation for the annual City of Greater Geraldton Heritage Awards.

Introduced by the City in 2012, the City of Greater Geraldton Heritage Awards acknowledges outstanding efforts by local individuals and organisations to preserve, promote and conserve the region’s heritage.

Nominations will close at 4pm on Friday March 21, 2014. Winners will be announced at a gala event during Heritage Week in April 12-20, 2014.

City of Greater Geraldton Mayor, Ian Carpenter, said the awards support those who work hard to maintain and keep our heritage.

“The City acknowledges local individuals and organisations that show their knowledge and commitment in conserving important local heritage,” he said.

Recipients for the 2013 Awards were: City of Greater Geraldton Award for Excellence in Heritage Building Design and Conservation

  • Winner: John and Nola Patience, Glengarry Homestead
  • High Commendation: Peter Dameon, Greenough Museum and Gardens

City of Greater Geraldton Award for Outstanding Heritage Achievement

  • Winner: Gary Martin, Greenough Museum and Gardens
  • High Commendation: George Macdonald
  • Special Recognition: Jim Trevaskis

Wish to nominate for a person in your local community? Copies of the Guidelines can be collected from the Geraldton Regional Library or downloaded from the Library website at