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SA Volunteer Awards

2022 South Australian Volunteer Awards Recipients

The South Australian Volunteer Awards recognise the invaluable work that volunteers, volunteer managers, community organisations and businesses contribute to the South Australian community.

The 2022 awards were presented at a special SA Volunteer Awards evening at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Monday 6 June.

Awards were presented in the following categories:

The Joy Noble Medal. South Australia’s highest distinction for an individual volunteer and is open to all individual volunteers across the State.

  • Monigue Bareham: for outstanding record as a consumer advocate in cancer survivorship and lymphoedema patient care.

‘The Andamooka’ Community Project Award. Awarded to a community, or group of volunteers, which has undertaken a community project resulting in significant community benefit.

  • Paid 4 U Cafe: Fully run by volunteers, Paid 4 U Cafe is the first pay it forward cafe in Adelaide where the homeless or financially struggling families are welcomed but not compromised on the standards of the food provided.

The Excellence in Volunteer Management Award. Offered in partnership with Volunteering SA&NT, this award recognises the dedication and commitment of volunteer managers who support and facilitate the engagement of volunteers.

  • Amanda Parker: for excellence in management of the South Australian Volunteer Ranger Program, a  successful state-wide program finding local volunteers to support National parks in their community, connecting people to nature in their local areas.

The Premier’s Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. This award recognises the strong contribution the business sector makes to our communities such as through philanthropy, partnerships or releasing employees for volunteer service.

  • RAA Group: for pivotal support to the Foodbank RAA Mobile Food Hub to provide essential food relief to those in need in regional South Australia.

Full summary: 2022 SA Volunteer Awards Recipients


Thank you to all who submitted nominations for the 2022 SA Volunteer Awards.

More information

Inclusion and Reform - Volunteers
Phone 1300 014 712
Email ofv@sa.gov.au


2021 South Australian Volunteer Awards Recipients

The Joy Noble Medal

Betty Khor – women’s rights advocate

The Excellence in Volunteer Management Award

Victoria Gautier - Carers and Disability Link

‘The Andamooka’ Community Project Award

Bushfire Recovery Program - Habitat for Humanity South Australia

The Premier’s Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

SULLIVAN Consulting



Contact us

Inclusion & Reform - Volunteers
Phone 1300 014 712
Email ofv@sa.gov.au

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