Foster and Kinship Carers Excellence Awards 2019

Foster and Kinship Carers Excellence Awards 2019

Foster and Kinship Carers Excellence Awards 2019

The Foster and Kinship Carer Excellence Awards were recently held throughout the Northern Territory to recognise and celebrate the dedication, commitment and achievements of foster and kinship carers and the enormous contribution they make to the lives of vulnerable children and young people.We are so excited to announce our carer members who received awards this year in Alice Springs, Darwin, Katherine, Northern Remote and Nhulunbuy, who are: 

Alice Springs

  • Outstanding contribution by a Foster Carer
    • Marieanna Hammond
    • Melissa Durston
    • Ian and Sue Shepherd
  • Highly commended
    • Kellie Hughes
    • Rainer and Sylvia Balzer
    • Monica McKinnon
    • Emma Brougham and David Sawtell
  • Outstanding contribution by a Kinship Carer
    • Rachel Nambula
  • Highly commended
    • Carol Campbell
  • Certificate of recognition for being nominated
    • Amanda Kantawara
    • Tanya Williamson
    • Eileen McCormack
    • Selma Thompson and Timothy Price

Katherine

  • Outstanding contribution by a Foster Carer
    • Sara Potter and Alan Howard
  • Highly commended
    • Daniel and Stephanie Kosh
    • Natasha Chong

Darwin

  • Outstanding contribution by a Foster Carer
    • Michael Mouzourakis
  • Highly commended
    • Andrew and Tina Kent
    • Alexandra Copley
  • Certificate of recognition for being nominated
    • Sue and Ricky McElroy
    • Effie Nowland
    • Merrilyn and Terrance Brown
  • Outstanding contribution by a Kinship Carer
    • Neil Stephenson

Northern Remote

  • Outstanding contribution by a Kinship Carer
    • Bridgette Melpi and Dominic Namala
    • Josephine Wickham and Brendon Armstrong

Nhulunbuy

  • Highly commended
    • Margaret Feather

Congratulations to all of the recipients of this year’s awards! Thank you to all of our foster and kinship carers for providing invaluable care and a stable home environment for children and young people in the Northern Territory. You are all rock stars!