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AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

2024

Published Children's Book 'Finding Hope'

2024 Momentum Empowering Woman Of The Year Award

Beam Awards 2024 Finalist

  • Business Leader of the Year

  • Creative of the Year

  • Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion

  • Influential Person of the Year

  • Woman of the Year

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Women Changing the World Awards 2024 Finalist - Disability Leadership Awards

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Australian Small Business Champion Awards 2024 Finalist - Social Enterprise

2023

2023 GBEA Leader of the Year - Geelong Business Excellence Awards

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#1 in Kindle and #1 in Amazon Books as Best Seller - Whispers of Resilience:

Our stories of Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

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Co-Author and Publisher - Whispers of Resilience: 
Our stories of Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

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Ausmumpreneur awards

  • GOLD - Disabled Business Excellence

  • BRONZE - One to Watch Award

  • SILVER - Overcoming the Odds Award

  • SILVER - Podcast Award

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2023 Australian Women's Small Business Champion Awards Finalist

2023 Australian Small Business Champion Awards Finalist

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Women Changing the World Awards Finalist 

  • Disability Leadership Awards

  • Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Thought Leader of the Year

  • Woman in Business

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Published first childrens book Same Same But Different 

International coach/speaker of the year -Judges choice award 

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ROAR awards 

  • Finalist in Roar business of the year

  • Fearless educator 

  • Woman of the year

  • Leadership 

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Ausmumprenuer Awards Australia 

  • BRONZE Disabled Business Excellence​

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Author Victim to victory 

Author ROAR finding the strength within 

Author courage & confidence 

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Author Release the shackles

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Geelong Awards for People with a Disability 2021

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Volunteer of the Year Awards 2021 Finalist

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Roar Success Awards

  • Australian Creative artist of The Year 

Ausmumprenuer Awards Vic/Tas

  • GOLD Coach Of The Year

  • SILVER Disabled Business Excellence

  • SILVER Creative Entrepreneur

  • BRONZE Business Pivot

  • BRONZE Overcoming The Odds

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Solo Exhibition at the Cafe Zoo

Nominated for 4 Roar Success awards

  • Creative Artist Of the Year

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Nominated for 11 Mumpreneur Awards

  • Business Excellence Award 

  • Regional Business Award 

  • Business Pivot Award

  • Disabled Business Excellence Award

  • The One to Watch Award 

  • Women will change the world Award

  • Overcoming the Odds Award

  • Service Business Award

  • Health & Wellbeing Business Award

  • Creative Entrepreneur Award

  • Making a Difference Award (Business)

  • Most popular business making a difference as determined by people’s choice voting. 

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Solo Exhibition at the Cafe Zoo

NOVEMBER Solo Exhibition Little Creatures Geelong Award​

OCTOBER Royal Melbourne Show - 2nd 3rd and a HC VHC

MARCH Winner- Barwon Health Volunteer Of The Year Consumer Repressive

MARCH Winner- Geelong Women In Community Life Living with a Disability Award

MARCH Runner –up Little Creatures Live Painting Battle

MAY Barwon Heads Arts Council Committee member

MAY JUZTart Gallery Solo Exhibition

MAY 5”x 7” Exhibition Art IS…. Little Mallop St Geelong Exhibitor

MAY Big Colours Exhibition 101 Ryrie Arts, 101 Ryrie St Geelong Exhibiton

APRIL Paul Guest Drawing Prize Bendigo Gallery Entrant

MARCH Geelong Gallery Contemporary Art Prize Entrant

FEB Little Creatures Live Art Battle Exhibition Geelong Exhibitor

FEB Little Creatures Live Art Battle Geelong runner up

FEB Little Creatures Live Art Battle Geelong runner up

JAN Amped Geelong Exhibiting

NOV Bellarine Arts Trail Exhibitor

NOV IAN (Inclusive Arts Network)Shearers Arms Geelong Exhibitor

NOV ArtAbility, ADEC Award for 'Hidden Pieces'

NOV State Trustee Connected Art Exhibition People's Choice Award for 'Out Of My Reach'

NOV Ocean Grove Rotary Art Exhibtion Entrant

OCT The Old Auction House Kyneton Solo Exhibition

OCT Royal Geelong Show Fine Arts 1st & 3rd Pair of Miniatures, 2nd & 3rd other medium, DISABILITY 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Highly Commended

SEPT Royal Melbourne Show Fine Arts Commended for ‘Conservation’ 

Disability Section: 1x First, 2 x Second’s, and Highly Commended 

AUG AMPED Geelong Full time exhibiting

AUG MS Australia Art Show Exhibitor

GT Magazine article published on my art

MAY Riot Art N Craft Window display

APRIL Drysdale Rotary Easter Art Exhibition Entrant

DEC Geelong Disability Awards Nominee 

DEC ADEC Winner of the 'Disability Services Commissioner Award'

NOV IAN (Inclusive Arts Network) Exhibition Ballarat Entrant

OCT State Trustee Connected Art Exhibition People's Choice Award for 'More Than Is Seen'

OCT State Trustee Connected Art Exhibition Public Advocates Award for 'More Than Is Seen'

SEPT 3AW Radio Denis Walter Interviewed

SEPT State Trustee Connected Art Exhibition- 'More Than Is Seen' Is selected to exhibit at No Vacancy Gallery Fed Square Melbourne 

AUG Learn Local Award of Victoria Nominee

AUG MS Art Show Blackburn Victoria Packing Room Prize

JUNE Australian Masters Olympic Championship 1st 45-49 75kg+

JUNE Oceania Masters Championships 2nd 45-49 75kg +

JUNE Pacific Rim Masters Championships 2nd 45-49 75kg+

MAY Riot Art N Craft Window Display

APRIL Victorian Womans Master Olympic Weightlifting 1st place 45-49 75kg+

MARCH ZONTA Conviction, Commitment and Courage Exhibition- First place for first time exhibitor.

MARCH Bellarine Agricultural Show Honorable Mention

MARCH 2nd Solo Exhibition JUZTart Karingallery James St Geelong

JAN Gallery Owner at JUZTart Gallery23 High St Drysdale SOLO exhibitions

JAN Spring Dale Artists Annual Exhibition Exhibiting

JAN ASIC registration of JUZTart

DEC The AGE Newspaper Article 

DEC Learn Local Award Of Victoria Runner Up

NOV Drysdale Fete Exhibiting

OCT Royal Geelong Show Fine Arts 1st, 2 x 2nd, 3 x 3rd, Disability 1st, Best Exhibit 

AUG Bellarine Times Article

MAY Great Twilight Market Exhibitor 

JAN Ballerine Agricultural Show Best Other Medium 1st “Tranquil rainbow”

JAN Spring Dale Artists Annual Exhibition Exhibiting

JAN Solo Exhibition 'JUZT Art' at Karringallery, 4 James St Geelong.

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NOV Geelong Advertiser ‘Weekend Extra’ Article

NOV State Trustee Connected Art Exhibition Alan Merigan People's Choice Award Winner "BASIL" second year in a row.

OCT Bellarine Times Photo of my work

OCT Spring Dale Artists Annual Exhibition Exhibiting

OCT Royal Geelong Show Fine Arts Section-OPEN 4 x 3rd, 2 x Highly Commended

OCT "Basil" selected to be exhibited at the State Trustees 2014 Connected Art Exhibition, Federation Square, Melbourne Victoria

AUG MS Australia Art Show Exhibitor

MARCH Intouch Magazine Article

MARCH Bellarine Agricultural Show, OPEN Section 2nd Other Medium 'Hollamby The Frog' 

NOV Bellarine Times Article

OCT State Trustee Connected Art Exhibition Alan Merigan People's Choice Award - 'I can See You' Winner

OCT MS Australia 'Go For Gold Scholarship' for ART Winner

OCT State Trustee Connected Art Exhibition- 'I can See You' selected to be exhibited

Geelong Agriculture Show OPEN Section 2nd mixed media - "A Bunch of Button" 3rd 10cm x 10cm - " Two Little Frogs" 

JAN Spring Dale Artists Annual Exhibition Exhibiting

OCT Australian Masters Games- Powerlifting 1st Disabled Bench Press

OCT State Trustee Connected Art Exhibition - 'My Little Yellow friend" selected to be exhibited

OCT Geelong Agriculture Show NOVICE Section 1st mixed media- " Bruce the Emu" 1st other media- "seal pup" 2nd other media - " kimba"

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