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Celebrate WA’s animal champions - nominations now open!

Do you know someone doing exceptional things to help animals? Celebrate their efforts by nominating them for a RSPCA WA Animal Welfare Award in 2020.

There are 5 categories, designed to recognise acts of bravery, compassion and advocacy carried out by individuals and groups to save animal lives and improve welfare standards. There is one animal award too.

 

Nominations

Anyone can submit a nomination – simply download and complete the relevant Nomination Form from the 5 award category options below, and return your completed form by email to awards@rspcawa.asn.au

Nominations close Friday 28 August at 5pm. For assistance, feel free to email the above address, or call (08) 9209 9300.

Winners will be recognised at a ceremony on Friday 2 October for World Animal Day.

Read about the 2019 award winners here


RSPCA WA Animal Award

This award recognises an animal that has made a significant positive impact on the life of their owner, or a member/s of the community. This award celebrates the incredible bond and loyalty that can develop between humans and animals. 

Criteria

  • Available to animals, including service animals
  • The animal is from WA
  • The act/actions happened in WA in the last 2 years

Note: This could be a pet who has had a significant positive impact on their owners life, or a therapy or service animal, who has helped many people.

 

 

Please download and save a copy of the form before you start filling it out to avoid losing your changes.

 

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RSPCA WA Humane Award

This award recognises a person or people who, in an isolated event or incident, demonstrated exceptional courage and bravery in rescuing an animal or animals.

Criteria

  • Available to one or more individuals over the age of 18
  • The individual(s) being nominated is from Western Australia
  • The act/actions happened in the last 2 years

 

 

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RSPCA WA Youth Award

Trinity Sorenson
2019 winner Trininty Sorenson

This award recognises a person or people under the age of 18 for an This  award recognises a person or people under the age of 18 for an outstanding contribution to improving the lives of animals, significantly heightening awareness of animal welfare issues, or making a substantial positive contribution to the lives of animals through a project directly impacting on animals’ wellbeing.

Criteria

  • Available to one or more individuals under the age of 18
  • The individual(s) being nominated is from Western Australia
  • The project/activity happened in the last 2 years

 

 

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RSPCA WA Community Action Award

Mick Fullerton
2019 winner Mick Fullerton

This award recognises an individual or community/volunteer group for an outstanding contribution to improving the lives of animals, significantly heightening awareness of animal welfare issues, or making a substantial positive contribution to the lives of animals through a project directly impacting on animals’ wellbeing.

Criteria

  • Available to individuals and community/volunteer groups
  • The individual/group being nominated is from Western Australia
  • The project/activity happened or was in progress during the last 2 years

 

 

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RSPCA WA Volunteer of the Year Award

Kate Black
2019 winner Kate Black with RSPCA WA Chair Lynne Bradshaw AM

This award is to honour an individual who, through their volunteering at RSPCA WA, has made a significant impact to the lives of animals, the organisation or their volunteer peers.

Criteria

  • Available to individuals
  • Nominees must have been active in their RSPCA WA volunteering duties for all or part of the last 12 months

 

 

 

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You’re encouraged to submit a short video with your nomination (approx. one minute). This can be captured on a smartphone and could include you speaking about why you chose to nominate, or an interview with your chosen individual(s) or group. Be as creative as you’d like. 

Please note:

  • The judging panel reserves the right to alter the category in which a nominee has been entered.
  • The decision of the judges is final. No further correspondence will be entered into.