EKAAA

East Kimberley Aboriginal Achievement Awards

Vision

Aboriginal people in the East Kimberley will be empowered by the capabilities and opportunities necessary to support positive choices that lead to independent and fulfilling lives.

Mission

Working in partnership with the community to highlight and encourage Aboriginal achievement across the East Kimberley region.

Winners from the 2019 EKAAA Awards

Dr. Stephanie Trust
ABORIGINAL PERSON OF THE YEAR

Abby Forrest
YOUNG PERSON OF THE YEAR

Michael Shortland – Shorty’s Home & Building Maintenance
NON – ABORIGINAL PERSON OF THE YEAR

Richard McLean
OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTION TO FAMILY/COMMUNITY LIFE

Jayne Maraltadj
OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL CULTURAL ACHIEVEMENT

Michael Merrison
OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTION TO ABORIGINAL EDUCATION

MGC Building & Maintenance Pty Ltd
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO ABORIGINAL EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING

Liam Lannigan
EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

REVIVE
ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR – NOT FOR PROFIT

Main Roads WA Kimberley
NON – ABORIGINAL ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR

Darrylin Gordon – Innovation through Funding Halls Creek Employment Initiative
SOCIAL PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

Dallas Purdie
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR – FOR PROFIT D&H CONTRACTING