Australia: 2010 National Disability Awards Recipients Announced

The National Disability Awards are part of the Australian Government's celebration of International Day of People with Disability. These annual Awards celebrate and acknowledge the achievements and contributions that individuals with disability make to our community, and recognise individuals within our community who have contributed to the disability sector.

The National Disability Awards have been running since 2007.

http://www.idpwd.com.au/Awards/Pages/default.aspx



Nine exceptional nominees have been announced as recipients in the 2010 National Disability Awards. The recipients were selected from approximately 160 nominations. Both recipients and finalists have made significant contributions to improving the lives of people with disability.

The 2010 National Disability Awards recipients are:

Accessible Housing Award
Recipient - Angela Roennfeldt

Business Award - Small Business focus
Recipient - D.C.T. Associates

Business Award - Large Business focus
Recipient - Coles

Local Government Award
Recipient - Ian Chill and Cairns Regional Council

Young Disability Challenge Award
Recipient - Laura Miller

Social Inclusion Award - School focus
Recipient - Dianne McRoberts

Social Inclusion Award - Community Group focus
Recipient - Sheila King

Minister's Lifelong Achievement Award
Recipient - Mary Guy

TAC Yooralla Media Award for Excellence
Recipient - Nic Falconer

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