Last night at the 2010 Western Australian Heritage Awards, Museums Australia WA (MAWA) was announced as the joint winner of the Heritage Award for “outstanding contribution to heritage by a community organisation”.
The Awards, coordinated by the Heritage Council and presented by the Minister for Heritage, John Castrilli MLA, to promote Western Australia’s amazing heritage.
Jane King, Executive Officer of Museums Australia WA, was humbled by the award: “This recognition by the heritage community for our advocacy and sector development activities is a wonderful reward for the unrelenting efforts of the past few years to raise the public awareness of our cultural heritage, and our important movable heritage collections around the state.”
MAWA was also pleased to note that our members featured prominently in the awards last night including:
Contribution to heritage of WA by an individual - Heritage industry
Contribution to heritage in WA by an organisation
Conservation and/or interpretation of a place on the State Register of Heritage
Read full media statement: Media Release Heritage awards.pdf