The Governor's Chaplaincy Awards presents a unique opportunity for His Excellency the Honourable Christopher Dawson AC APM, in partnership with YouthCARE, to highlight the good work and inspiring stories of chaplains across industries, such as aged care, defence, education, emergency services, heath, mining, social services and sports.
The awards ceremony, held in conjunction with the inaugural State Chaplaincy Conference at Optus Stadium, will recognise the positive impact chaplains have on individuals, workplaces and communities.
Nominations for individual chaplains were accepted under the following categories:
• Chaplain of the Year
• Regional Chaplain of the Year
• Chaplaincy Leadership and Innovation
• Outstanding Response to a Critical Incident
• Cultural Capability
• Community Connection
Nominations were also accepted for organisations or individuals who have supported chaplains or chaplaincy service for:
• Chaplaincy Partnership
"Both my wife and I, as Co-Patrons of YouthCARE, are pleased to support chaplaincy and the individuals who care for our most vulnerable and distraught during their times of need. This initiative recognises and celebrates the work being done across various communities throughout Western Australia."
(In alphabetical order)