WAITTA INCITE Awards Honor WA’s Excellence In IT Achievements

WA’s Achiever Of The Year was crowned on Sunday for the state’s prestigious WAITTA Incite Awards and Gala Dinner. This year marks the 27th year of the WAITTA INCITE Awards, with the festival upholding its aim to recognize outstand achievements by local businesses and ICT professionals. Professor Yogesan Kanagasingham was awarded with Achiever Of The…

WA Police Taskforce Awarded for Reducing Graffiti

The Western Australian government’s strategy to reduce graffiti was awarded a silver medal in the police-led category of the 2017 Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards (ACVPA). Led by the Western Australian Police Force, the State Graffiti Taskforce has reduced graffiti by 55 per cent from 2011-2017. Since 2011, police have charged 1,580 vandals with…

Royal Life Saving Bravery Awards

The Royal Life Saving Society of Western Australia is recognising bravery acts at their annual awards ball on Wednesday 18th October. Awarding brave West Australians for over 10 years, 31 nominees will receive the very prestigious Royal Life Saving bravery award. Trent Hotchkin, Senior Manager of swimming and water safety education at the RLSSWA, said…

Injured Or Killed Officers Honoured With Police Star Award

WA Police Officers have been awarded the distinguished Police Star at the inaugural ceremony at the Joondalup Police Academy. The Police Star award was presented to 78 recipients, in recognition of officers killed or seriously injured in the line of duty. Police Minister, Michelle Roberts, said this ceremony was important in recognising the difficult, dangerous…

WA Architecture Awards and Public Exhibition

The Western Australian Architecture Awards recognises local architects for their unique designs and projects. The highest accolade of their awards night at Crown Tower Ballrooms on 23rd June, is the George Temple Poole award. The building was selected for its significant contribution to the advancement of educational architecture in WA. The Australian Institute of Architectures…

Oscars: 12 years a slave & Gravity the big winner

This story is written by WAMN reporter Rodney Mouawad. 12 years a slave and Gravity were the big winners following the 86th Academy Awards which was held in a gala ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday night. The Steve McQueen directed historical drama, 12 years a slave won three Oscars including the prestigious award of…

Gotye Wins Hat-trick At Grammy Awards

It will be a long time before Gotye is forgotten in Australian music history. The Melbourne singer-songwriter is the first Australian to win multiple Grammys for the same release with his worldwide smash hit Somebody That I Used to Know – the highest selling single of 2012. Gotye whose real name is Wally De Backer,…