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Fraser Coast Ability Awards Fraser Coast Ability Awards

The 2018 Fraser Coast Abilities Achievement Awards were held on Wednesday, 17 October 2018 at the Brolga Theatre, Maryborough.

These awards showcased many achievements of local people within our community who are working towards the Fraser Coast being the most inclusive region in Australia. 

2018 award winners

Community Champion Award
  • Runner up - Penny Johnson
  • Winner - Bronwyn Butt 
Community Organisation Award
  • Runner up - Community Lifestyle Agency
  • Winner - Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre
Community Spirit Award
  • Runner up - Joseph Vaughan
  • Runner up - Don Kirk
  • Winner - Linda Rossow
Educational Provider Award
  • Runner up - Julie Scott
  • Winner - Debi Miles
Employment Provider Award
  • Runner up - OCTEC Employent Services
  • Winner - The Coles Pialba Team
Family Values Award
  • Winner - The Shillingsworth Family
Individual Achievement Award
  • Runner up - Emily Foster
  • Winner - Jerimiah Hay
Sport and Recreation Award
  • Runner up - No Limits Adaptive Outrigging
  • Winner - Bay Break Multisports Festival
Young Community Spirit Award
  • Runner up - Bailey Kapernick
  • Winner - Taylah Woodall

Contact us

For further information please contact Council's Community Partnership Officer on 1300 79 49 29 or email communitydevelopment&