Naidoc awards now open
NOMINATIONS are open for the Midland Naidoc Week Awards, with the community invited to acknowledge the contributions of Aboriginal people within the City of Swan.
Nominations are open for several categories including Elder of the Year, Community Person of the Year, Sports Person of the Year and Young Person of the Year.
A special award will be given as part of the 2018 Naidoc Week theme “because of her, we can” which recognises extraordinary women in the community who are positive role models and support their families.
The nomination form is available at swan.wa.gov.au and needs to be returned to swanalliance@ ngala.com.au by June 22 close of business. The awards will be presented at the Midland Naidoc Celebration event on July 10. Pictures: David Baylis