International Women’s Day Awards Shoalhaven 2018

 

The everyday achievements of women in the Shoalhaven are at the heart of what makes Meroogal a fascinating house museum. Each year women of all ages are acknowledged for their contribution to society, their cultural achievements and creativity, their potential and for their resilience.

The International Women's Day awards give appreciation and recognition to women for their work and creativity throughout the Shoalhaven community.

Nominations closed 16 February 2018

Please direct enquiries to:

P: Meroogal, Corner West and Worrigee streets, Nowra, NSW 2541
E: nicolei@sydneylivingmuseums.com.au


Nominations are inclusive of all women of all ages in the categories of:

  • Contribution to Arts & Culture
  • Contribution to Community Sporting Groups
  • Contribution to the Conservation of the Environment and Heritage
  • Contribution to Multicultural Communities
  • Contribution to Community & Social Services
  • Contribution to Health & Wellbeing
  • Contribution to Business and Economic Development
  • Contribution from a Young Woman aged 15-24
  • Contribution from a TAFE student

It is an opportunity to publicly acknowledge and thank individuals for their passion, commitment and enthusiasm that contributes to the Shoalhaven community.

The Shoalhaven International Womens Day committee have been busy organising a host of annual International Womens Day celebrations that are sure to capture the interest of women of all ages across the Shoalhaven. Each year the awards are funded and presented by Sydney Living Museums through their regional house museum, Meroogal.

Award winners will be notified early March and we hope all award winners and their supporters will attend the day. 

The ceremony will be held on Saturday 10 March 2018 under the century-old jacarandah, in the beautiful front garden.

Find out more about visiting Meroogal.


See the IWD Award Winners 2017

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Volunteers

Exhibition Volunteer opportunity: Museum of SydneyMonday 18 June 2018

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Research

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A new short film, ‘Colonial Caledonian’, follows Dr Brianna Robertson-Kirkland, from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, on her exploration of early Scottish sheet music held in SLM’s collections.

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News

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Our video of sixth generation cooper, George Smithwick, has proved our most popular on YouTube, with over half a million views.