Here at KARI we always strive for excellence in all areas of the organisation. KARI was recently nominated for numerous categories in the 2017 Zest Awards. This is a testament to how the organisation adheres to a number of its core values; innovation, professionalism, strength through culture and excellence.
The ZEST Awards are “the annual celebration of innovation and creativity of the heroes of Greater Western Sydney who continue to strengthen our communities.”
The awards support positive participation in this celebration of the West and its continuing growth in diversity, creativity and innovation across the region.
The Awards celebrate excellence of our local unsung heroes and feature over 130 nominations. These nominations recognise the outstanding work that takes place in supporting and developing communities across the region.
The ZEST Awards showcase the great work of the communities of Greater Western Sydney, promoting a positive image of Greater Western Sydney region through highlighting our assets, our diversity and our creative and innovative work.”
KARI was proud to be nominated for the following awards:
Department/program: KARI Cultural Unit
Criteria A project in Greater Western Sydney that has demonstrated extraordinary initiative in actively working with the Aboriginal community, building capacity at a local or regional level.
Department/program: KARI Debutante Ball
Criteria: A project in Greater Western Sydney that has fostered the improvement of social cohesion and community harmony at a local or regional level.
Must demonstrate examples of how the project has improved social cohesion and community harmony on a local or regional level.
Examples of improved social cohesion may include an increased sense of belonging, attachment to the community and/or willingness to participate in their community.
We would like to thank our supporters and partners for their ongoing support. Without your generosity and advocacy we wouldn’t be able to do the work that we do. It is for this reason that we share these accolades with you all.