The best in the west were recognised at the 2021 Western Australian of the Year Awards Gala Dinner, with the Lieutenant Governor the Hon Peter Quinlan and Mrs Lucette Quinlan in attendance.
Photo – Lieutenant Governor the Hon Peter Quinlan and Mrs Lucette Quinlan
Seven category awards were announced, before the overall winner of the 2021 Western Australia of the Year Mr Richard Goyder AO was presented with his award by Premier Mark McGowan.
Photo – 2021 Western Australian of the Year Richard Goyder AO with Celebrate WA Chair Michael Anghie (left) and WA Premier Mark McGowan (right)
Other awards included:
Arts and Culture Award – Alec Coles OBE
Youth Award – Kendall Whyte
Sport Award – Murray McHenry
Aboriginal Award – Karla Hart
Professions Award – Professor Jonathan Carapetis AM
Community Award – Richard Goyder AO
Business Award – Julia Redwood