Award-winning Kojonup

Kojonup is an award-winning town, nestled in the south west of Western Australia. It boasts a long list of state and national awards dating back to 2003.

Kodja Place


Many of Kojonup's awards relate to Kodja Place, a regional museum that celebrates the Aboriginal and pastoral culture and history of Western Australia's south west. For more information, visit the Kodja Place pages of this site.

Kojonup's list of awards


2008 Winner GWN Top Tourism Town with Population under 2,500
2008 Winner   GWN Top Tourism Town Cultural Interpretation Category
2008 Joint Winner GWN Top Tourism Town Community Relations Category
2008 Winner   Inaugural ABC Radio National Marvellous Regional Museum Award
2008 Winner   Inaugural ABC Radio National Marvellous Regional Best Small Museum Award
2008 Winner   Alcan Landcare Indigenous Award at the State Landcare The Kodja Place Bush Tucker Trail
2007 Winner GWN Top Tourism Town Awards Population under 2,500
2007    Silver Medallist Western Australia Tourism Awards - Festivals and Events
2007     Silver Medallist Western Australia Tourism Awards - Indigenous Tourism
2007   Silver Medallist Western Australia Tourism Awards - Visitor Information and Services
2006 Gold Medallist Western Australia Tourism Awards - Visitor Information and Services
2006 Gold Medallist Western Australia Tourism Awards
2006 Finalist Western Australia Tourism Awards
2006 Nominee GWN Top Tourism Town Awards
2005 Nominee GWN Top Tourism Town Awards
2005 Finalist Western Australian Tourism Awards - General Tourism
2005 Highly Commended Museums Australia Publications Design Awards - Category Calendar of Events and Information Brochures
2003 Winner Australian Government National Award for Local Government - Rural Category, Cutural Diversity
2003    Finalist Government of Western Australia Premier's Award - Excellence in Public Sector Management, Category Social and Community Development
2003 Winner   Museums Australia Organisational Award - for achievement in Community Cross-Cultural Participation
2003 Winner Premier's Australia Day Active Citizenship Award - for fostering Australian pride and spirit through active citizenship and outstanding contribution to community by a group
2003 Winner RSM Bird Cameron & Kleenheat Gas Rural Achievers Community of the Year Award
2003 Merit Award Western Australian Tourism Awards - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Tourism
2003  Finalist Western Australian Tourism Awards - Heritage and Cultural Tourism
2003 Finalist Western Australian Tourism Awards - General Tourism Services
2003 Commendation Award Top Tourism Town Award - for providing a focus for visitors by enhancing their experience to the area and reinforcing and promoting a positive link between local indigenous and non-indigenous cultures
2002 Encouragement Award Western Australian Tourism Awards - New Tourism Development
2002    Winner     National Bank CommunityLine Volunteers Award - Conservation and Heritage

More information


If you would like to know more about Kojonup, visit:

Kojonup Visitor Centre
,
Address: 143 Albany Highway Kojonup WA 6395,
Telephone: +61 8 9831 0500,  Fax +61 8 9831 0300
Email:  kojonupvisitors@bigpond.com

Or use the Contact Us form on this site.