HBNC is delighted to announce that our esteemed CEO, Tanya Stevenson, has been awarded the highly coveted SILA (Social Impact Leadership Australia) Scholarship. This prestigious recognition highlights her exemplary leadership, innovative vision, and commitment to driving excellence within the social sector.

The SILA scholarship is awarded to provide the unique opportunity for advanced leadership training, international networking, and access to cutting-edge industry insights. Tanya’s scholarship is a testament to her relentless dedication to promoting socially innovative practices and her ability to inspire and lead transformative initiatives that have supported the Wide Bay Burnett community for over two decades.

HBNC President, Bernard Whebell, expressed his pride in Ms. Stevenson’s accomplishment: “Tanya’s receipt of the SILA Scholarship is a reflection of her outstanding leadership and the positive impact she has made across our region. We are confident that this experience will further enrich her capabilities and inspire continued excellence within our community.”

“I am deeply honoured to receive the SILA Scholarship,” said Ms. Stevenson. “This opportunity will provide me with the opportunity to gain valuable national and international perspectives, and bring back innovative strategies to our local region.