The WA Disability Support Awards recognise and reward people who provide the highest standard of support to increase the quality of life and inclusion of people with disability.
The Awards celebrate the achievements of people who demonstrate excellence, passion, vision and commitment to supporting people with disability. They recognise those who go beyond ordinary standards of service and have a profound impact on the lives of the people they work with and support.
The Awards showcase the disability services sector as a place of innovation, a place for employment and a place to have a career.
The categories for 2018 are:
- Excellence in Home and Family Support
- Excellence in Supporting Social Inclusion
- Excellence in Improving Employment Opportunities
- Excellence in Regional Support
- Excellence in Advocacy and Rights Promotion
- Excellence in Leadership
- Excellence in Innovation
Nominations are now open!
Nominations for the 2018 WA Disability Support Awards have officially opened. To nominate, please download and read the following forms:
WA Disability Support Awards 2018 Nomination Guidelines
WA Disability Support Awards 2018 Nomination Form
WA Disability Support Awards 2018 Nomination Form (Accessible)
Please note that nominations close 5pm Friday, 9 February 2018.
If you would like support to write and submit a nomination, NDS WA will be hosting half day workshops on Wednesday, 17 and Monday, 22 January to answer any questions you may have and take you through the nomination process. Register to attend the workshops below:
Workshop One: Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Workshop Two: Monday, 22 January 2018
Last year, more than 130 nominations were received from people with disability, their families and carers, and disability service provider. View the full list of 2017 nominees (PDF 10.8MB, WORD 4.03MB).
Winners will be announced and presented with their award, including a cash prize of $2000, at a gala dinner on Saturday, 28 April 2018 at Crown Perth.
For further information about nominations, please contact:
National Disability Services (NDS) WA
PO Box 184, Northbridge WA 6865
12 Lindsay, Street Perth WA 6000
T: 08 9242 5544 | F: 08 9242 5044 | E: email@example.com