Queensland Community Achievements Awards 2019

The Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre was presented a nomination award on Friday, 29th November.

Media Release

Tanya Stevenson was presented as a Nominee in the prestigious Awards Australia Community Group of the Year Award by The Hon Coralee O’Rourke MP, Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors at the 2019 Queensland Community Achievement Awards Gala Presentation Dinner, held at Royal on the Park Brisbane on Friday 29th November.

The Awards were hosted by Kendall Gilding, 7NEWS Presenter and almost 400 guests gathered from across the state to celebrate Queensland’s high achievers.

Tanya Stevenson of Pialba is the CEO for the Hervey Bay Neigbourhood Centre and has worked with community groups to access funding and insurance, program delivery and sustainability.

The eight category winners are:

  • Strait Support Pty Ltd of Erub – Queensland Government Small Business Achievement Award
  • Peninsula Palms Retirement Village of Rothwell – Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award
  • Komatsu Mining Corp. of Rockhampton – Synaco Safety Award
  • Nikki A Creber of Marcus Beach – Australia Pacific LNG Community Hero Award
  • Stuart Stoddart of Brisbane – Pullenvale Ward Outstanding Achievement Award
  • Jerome Leray of Goondiwindi – Prime Super Agricultural Innovation Award
  • Aquascene Charters Magnetic Island – Ricoh Australia Customer Service Award
  • Substation33 of Kingston – Awards Australia Community Group of the Year Award

Winners each received a $2,500 Award prize from Commonwealth Bank and a trophy.

Outback Futures was announced as the 2019 People’s Choice Award Winner and received a voucher for a 2-night Luxury Midweek Stay in one of their stylish & romantic cottages in the heart of the Glasshouse Mountains, provided by Glass on Glasshouse.
The Awards night culminated a tremendously successful year with hundreds of nominations received from across Queensland.