We are pleased to bring to you our Honour Board of past Award Winners!

The NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards have been in existence since 2007 and are growing every year. 

Take the time to read more about the past winners of the NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards and their amazing stories.

You can also download images from the past winners and all nominees from each of the Gala Award celebrations by year.


Honour Board – Past Award Winners by Year

Award

Winner

2018 Awards 

 
2018 NSW Young Volunteer of the Year Aimee Caulfield
2018 NSW Adult Volunteer of the Year  Wendy Dalton
2018 NSW Senior Volunteer of the Year George Tillett
2018 NSW Volunteer Team of the Year Beyond Barbed Wire Volunteer Mentors
2018 NSW Corporate Volunteer of the Year Gemma Marshall
2018 NSW Corporate Volunteer Team of the Year Pfizer CARES Australia
2018 NSW Excellence in Volunteer Management Award Colin Lott

2018 NSW Volunteer of the Year

Wendy Dalton

   

2017 Awards 

 
2017 NSW Young Volunteer of the Year Tia Brennen
2017 NSW Adult Volunteer of the Year  Judith Barry
2017 NSW Senior Volunteer of the Year Beverley Kerr
2017 NSW Volunteer Team of the Year Armidale Learner Driver Mentor Program Team
2017 NSW Corporate Volunteer of the Year Robyn de Szoeke
2017 NSW Corporate Volunteer Team of the Year NRMA Outback Links
2017 NSW Excellence in Volunteer Management Award Mary Leehane

2017 NSW Volunteer of the Year

Beverley Kerr

   

2016 Awards 

 
2016 NSW Student Volunteer of the Year Holly Johnson
2016 NSW Youth Volunteer of the Year  Ben Matthews
2016 NSW Adult Volunteer of the Year  David Digges
2016 NSW Senior Volunteer of the Year Sandra McDonald
2016 NSW Volunteer Team of the Year Women in Prison Advocacy Network Volunteer Mentors
2016 NSW Corporate Volunteer of the Year Chris Bond
2016 NSW Corporate Volunteer Team of the Year Salesforce
2016 NSW Excellence in Volunteer Management Award Royal Rehab
2016 Outstanding Contribution Award Country Women’s Association of NSW (CWA)
2016 Outstanding Contribution Award NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS)
2016 Outstanding Contribution Award NSW State Emergency Service (SES)

2016 NSW Volunteer of the Year

David Digges

   

2015 Awards 

 
2015 NSW Student Volunteer of the Year Tegan Butts
2015 NSW Youth Volunteer of the Year  Joshua Osborne
2015 NSW Adult Volunteer of the Year  Mark Rushton
2015 NSW Senior Volunteer of the Year Eleanor Blows
2015 NSW Volunteer Team of the Year Sailors with disABILITIES / Winds of Change
2015 NSW Corporate Volunteer of the Year Melissa Booth
2015 NSW Corporate Volunteer Team of the Year The Atlassian Foundation
2015 NSW Excellence in Volunteer Management Award DigiVol
2015 Lifetime Achievement Award The Holocaust Survivor Volunteer Guides, Sydney Jewish Museum

2015 NSW Volunteer of the Year

Mark Rushton

   

2014 Awards 

 
2014 NSW Student Volunteer of the Year Christopher Evans 
2014 NSW Youth Volunteer of the Year  Emily Smith
2014 NSW Adult Volunteer of the Year  Karen Lindley
2014 NSW Senior Volunteer of the Year David Abrahams 
2014 NSW Volunteer Team of the Year Broken Hill Women’s Auxiliary R.F.D.S
2014 NSW Corporate Volunteer of the Year Kate Boyle
2014 NSW Corporate Volunteer Team of the Year Tradies’ Volunteers
2014 NSW Excellence in Volunteer Management Award SPARK

2014 NSW Volunteer of the Year

David Abrahams 

   

2013 Awards 

 
2013 NSW Corporate Volunteer of the Year Dominic Lynch
2013 NSW Highly Commended Corporate Volunteer of the Year Ken Bellette
2013 NSW Corporate Volunteer Team of the Year Emerge Volunteer Mentor Team of ANZ
2013 NSW Excellence in NFP Volunteer Management Award Taronga Conservation Society Australia
2013 NSW Highly Commended Volunteer Team of the Year Cootamundra Creative Arts and Cultural Centre Committee
2013 NSW Volunteer Team of the Year Macarthur Zone RAFT Brigade
2013 NSW Highly Commended Youth Volunteer of the Year Alexa Pelkowitz
2013 NSW Highly Commended Youth Volunteer of the Year Andrew Horne
2013 NSW Youth Volunteer of the Year  Trent Thomas 
2013 NSW Highly Commended Senior Volunteer of the Year Basil Turner
2013 NSW Senior Volunteer of the Year Dr Howard Ralph

2013 NSW Volunteer of the Year

Kenneth Bolt 

   

2012 Awards 

 
2012 NSW Corporate Volunteer of the Year Michael Cluff
2012 NSW Corporate Volunteer Team of the Year Ausgrid Regional Employee Community Committee
2012 NSW Highly Commended Excellence in NFP Volunteer Management Award Wendy Edmonds
2012 NSW Excellence in NFP Volunteer Management Award Manning Support Services
2012 NSW Highly Commended Volunteer Team of the Year Louise Moule
2012 NSW Volunteer Team of the Year Carevan Albury
2012 NSW Highly Commended Youth Volunteer of the Year Matthew Kirkham
2012 NSW Youth Volunteer of the Year  Michaela Collins
2012 NSW Highly Commended Senior Volunteer of the Year Norma Palmer
2012 NSW Senior Volunteer of the Year Megan Etheridge

2012 NSW Volunteer of the Year

Andrew Heslop

   

2011 Awards 

 
2011 NSW Corporate Volunteer of the Year Richard High 
2011 NSW Excellence in NFP Volunteer Management Award Bathurst Information and Neighbourhood Centre (BINC)
2011 NSW Volunteer Team of the Year Broadmeadow’s Samaritans Friendship House
2011 NSW Youth Volunteer of the Year  Loki Ball
2011 NSW Senior Volunteer of the Year Margaret Hardy

2011 NSW Volunteer of the Year

Ralph Naden

   

2010 Awards 

 
2010 NSW Employee Volunteer of the Year Rodney Lowe
2010 NSW Volunteer Team of the Year Warrawong Community Kitchen Lunch Volunteer Team
2010 NSW Youth Volunteer of the Year  Timothy Bayl
2010 NSW Senior Volunteer of the Year Bill Phippen 

2010 NSW Volunteer of the Year

Graham Symes

   

2009 Awards 

 
2009 NSW Employee Volunteer of the Year Nigel Dearinger
2009 NSW Volunteer Team of the Year Timehelp Holroyd Volunteer Team
2009 NSW Youth Volunteer of the Year  Hayden Zammit
2009 NSW Senior Volunteer of the Year Thea Batterham

2009 NSW Volunteer of the Year

Liz Mullinar AM

   

2008 Awards 

 
2008 NSW Corporate Volunteer of the Year Karen Carmichael
2008 NSW Youth Volunteer of the Year  Krystle Marsh
2008 NSW Senior Volunteer of the Year Lorraine Clark

2008 NSW Volunteer of the Year

Shu Fen Wang

   

2007 Awards 

 
2007 NSW Corporate Volunteer of the Year Amanda Grant
2007 NSW Youth Volunteer of the Year  Amanda Grant

2007 NSW Senior Volunteer of the Year

Laurie Smith

2007 NSW Volunteer of the Year

Mary Mamour

   

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