Nominations are now open for the 2023 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll, recognising the important volunteer contribution women make to regional, rural and remote communities in New South Wales.
Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke is encouraging nominations of female volunteers who continue to make a big difference to their local community.
“Our volunteers make an enormous contribution to everyday life in a small town, and in so many ways too – from sporting clubs and school committees to food halls and local service organisations, we are so grateful for just how much they give back,” Ms Cooke said.
“The Hidden Treasures Honour Roll is a really special way in which our female volunteers from country towns across the State can be recognised and thanked for their efforts.”
In the 2021/22 round, Mrs Gail Commens of Junee and Ms Amanda Stitt of West Wyalong were each recognised for their contribution to the community. They join over 1100 women recognised since 2010 for the time and energy they have put in to help others in regional, rural and remote communities.
Nominations for 2023 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll can be completed online at https://www.nsw.gov.au/women-nsw/rural-womens-network/hidden-treasures-nominations. For more information about the Hidden Treasures program, including past recipients, please visit https://www.nsw.gov.au/women-nsw/rural-womens-network/hidden-treasures.