SHASA Resilience Awards
The Southcoast Health and Sustainability Alliance (SHASA) has awarded ‘Resilience Awards’ to community groups, organisations, businesses and individuals who have made outstanding efforts to undertake initiatives to achieve a more resilient Eurobodalla.
Inaugural 2023 Awards
“The Eurobodalla has experienced a number of extreme weather events including bushfire and floods,” said SHASA President Kathryn Maxwell.
“SHASA is recognising these groups with awards as a small thank you to their effort.”
- MORUYA GOLF CLUB, ADELAIDE HOTEL, CORRIGANS COVE BEACH RESORT & BATEMANS BAY SOLDIERS CLUB and other accommodation providers who installed electric vehicle destination chargers for their guests.
- SHOALHAVEN CITY COUNCIL for the installation of Community Information Hubs across the Shoalhaven at twenty-one community halls, all four Showgrounds, four Holiday Haven tourist parks and one community owned facility (Wandandian Progress Hall) as your reliable source of timely, accurate and relevant information in the local area in both emergency and non- emergency situations.
- DR MICHELLE HAMROSI Community Engagement Officer for an Australian First Study- The Babies and Young Children in the Black Summer Study (Bibs). This study looked at the impact of the 2019/20 bushfires on pregnant mothers and mothers with babies with young children. It also identified changes that could be made to assist this vulnerable group in disasters.
- THE LATE LEI PARKER A posthumous award for his commitment and dedication to the Beagle community electronic newspaper.
- THE CLIMATE FACTORY for establishing a Moruya Micro Forest at the Anglican Parish.
- REPURPOSING FOR RESILIENCE for the collection at the Moruya Transfer Station to reuse, repurpose and recycle solar panels.