regachcommawards_90x38_100dpi.jpgThe winners of the prestigious 2015 Regional Achievement and Community Awards were announced at a Gala Awards Presentation Dinner at the Sunshine Coast Function Centre on Friday evening 30th October. The Awards were hosted by Channel 7 Queensland presenter Rosanna Natoli.
250 guests gathered from across the State including The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham MP, Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, representing the Premier; to celebrate regional Queensland’s high achievers and community contributors.

The seven 2015 category winners are:
 Access Community Services Cultural Diversity Award – On the Same Wave of West Burleigh
 Australia Pacific LNG Regional Service Award – Margaret Shaw of Airlie Beach
 ATEC Rail Group (ARG) Innovation and Leadership Award – Jodie Currie of Chermside
 CRT Agricultural Community Achiever Award – Broken Nose Vanilla of Miriwinni
 Gladstone Printing Services Trade and Career Achievement Award – Travis Farinelli of Mourilyan
 Peabody Energy Environment and Landcare Award – Mackay Recreational Fishers Alliance
 Prime Super Community Group of the Year Award – Rotary Club of Pioneer Valley of Andergrove
Winners each received $2,500 from Commonwealth Bank and a trophy.
The Awards night culminated a tremendously successful year with 150 nominations received from across regional Queensland. *

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