Local stars awarded Citizenship Awards

Four local stars have been formally recognised for their significant community contribution and outstanding service over a number of years in the Shire of Mundaring’s Citizenship Awards.

Shire President John Daw presented the recipients of the awards with a certificate and token of appreciation at Boya Community Facility on Tuesday 26 January, as part of the Australia Day Citizenship ceremony. 

Shire President Councillor John Daw said this year’s award winners have invested many years volunteering in community groups and helping out community members in need.

“These outstanding community members have gone above and beyond in service, and our community has benefited extremely from the time they have invested in helping others over the years.

“Congratulations on your award and thank you for the continuous and tremendous contribution you make to our community.”

David Brockway, winner of the Long Service category, has been a positive influence in the community through his many volunteer roles including as the Administrator for the Rotary Club of Mundaring (Inc) Sunday Markets. Over the past 15 years in this role, he has assisted various event organisers concerning the procedures and requirements for setting up an event within the Shire, and has seen the markets grow to more than 100 stalls each month.

Margaret Hegney was awarded the Access Mundaring award which recognises an individual that have made a difference and created a more accessible and inclusive Shire of Mundaring. For over 10 years Margaret has volunteered for the Mundaring Girl Guides. In that time she has worked across three units, providing a space for girls and young women aged five 18 to grow their leadership skills, self-esteem and self-confidence. 

Yvonne and Stef Brayley, were both awarded the Inspirational Volunteer award for their generous and kind offerings of help and support to community members in need over the last 30 years.

This year the Shire did not receive any nominations for the category Rising Star – (under 25s). 

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