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Volunteer Employer Recognition Awards

Click an Award category below for a listing of previous honourees.


  • VERA Distinction for Outstanding Support Recipients

    Clean Cloth Cotton Traders
    Tom Price Senior High School

  • VERA Recipients

    Aerodrome Management Services
    Airservices Australia
    atWork Australia
    Bunnings Mandurah
    Bushfire Protection Solutions
    CB Traffic Solutions
    CGS Engineers
    Chevron Australia - Supply Chain
    City of Canning
    City of Karratha
    City of Perth
    City of Swan
    Costall Contractors
    Danny Hellwig Electrical
    Darling Range Sports College
    Warnbro Community High School
    Department of Fire and Emergency Services - Information and Communications Technology
    Department of Health - Bridgetown Hospital
    Department of Justice - Greenough Regional Prison
    Department of Justice - Karnet Prison Farm
    East Kimberley Job Pathways
    FieldCore Service Solutions
    Fletcher International Exports
    Handy Rentals
    Helena College
    Hynes Contracting
    Image Resources
    Kimberley Mental Health and Drug Service
    Komatsu Australia
    Kununurra 4WD Spares
    Lake Argyle Resort
    Low Carbon Electrical Solutions
    Moora Toyota
    NAPA Auto Parts
    North Regional TAFE - Kununurra Campus
    Optic Security Group
    Osinski Finance
    Patrick Terminals
    People Diagnostix
    Perth IT
    Rio Tinto - Paraburdoo
    Rio Tinto – 7 Mile Rail Operations
    Royal Australian Navy - Engineering Systems Centre - Stirling
    Shire of Esperance
    Shire of Exmouth
    Silver Thomas Hanley Architects
    Simple Life Projects
    South Regional TAFE - Esperance
    South32 – Worsley Alumina
    Summit Homes
    The West Australian
    Transdev WA
    Tritan Fumigation
    Value Air
    Village Energy
    WA Police
    WBHO Infrastructure
    Yokine Hardware

  • Past Award Recipients

  • Gold Recipients

    Alzheimer's WA
    Australian Taxation Office
    Avon Community Services
    Barnes Hydraulic Services
    Bayside Plumbing and Gas
    Camco Engineering
    CBH - Esperance
    Central Park Tower
    City of Bunbury
    City of Gosnells
    Department of Education - Dalwallinu District High School
    Department of Justice - Casuarina Prison
    Department of Justice - Wooroloo Prison Farm
    Donnybrook Farm Service
    Ecosystem Solutions
    Executive Electrical
    Garys Refrigeration and Services
    Great Southern Building Inspections
    Kannys Earthmoving
    Landmark Operations
    Margaret River Podiatry
    Marla Securities
    Merredin Glazing Service
    Newmont Goldcorp Boddington
    Ngangganawili Aboriginal Health Service
    PE & KL Bresland
    Perth Plumbing and Drainage
    Pumps United
    Qantas Airways Limited - Perth Airport - Line Maintenance Operations
    SEQTA Software
    Shire of Denmark
    Simcoa Operations Pty Ltd
    Town of Port Hedland
    WA Country Health Service - Wheatbelt region
    Windy Vines and Grazing

  • Silver Recipients

    Aurecon Australasia
    Banyandah Building Management
    Baptistcare Moonya
    Best Electrical and Gas
    BHP - HV and Power
    CH Robinson
    Construction Sciences
    Department of Education - Esperance Education Support Centre
    Department of Education - Pannawonica Primary School
    Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development - Office of the Deputy Director General
    Humidity Lifestyle
    Insurance Australia Group
    JW Cleeland Plumbing and Gas
    Margaret River Roofing
    Margaret River Vintners
    Mark Roche Farm Services
    McIntosh and Son
    McMahon Burnett Transport
    Metropolitan Lock Service
    Motorola Solutions Australia
    Office National Broome
    Pizza Cantina
    PJ Local Produce Pty Ltd
    Shire of Northam
    Solahart South West
    St John of God Health Care
    Tan Ninety
    Transfield Worley Power Services

  • Bronze Recipients

    Alcoa of Australia - Huntly Bauxite Mine
    Bluechip Group
    Busselton Vet Hospital
    Geographe Civil
    New Metal Surfaces
    Temasek Holdings
    Therapy Focus
    Village Energy
    Walker Newman and Associates
    Washtec Australia Pty Ltd

  • 2018

  • Gold Recipients

    Airservices Australia
    Alcoa – Willowdale Minesite
    Baler Primary School
    BHP Emergency Services Port Hedland
    Boddington Tyre Service Pty Ltd
    Bridgetown Design and Print
    Burger Baby Margaret River
    Buurabalayji Thalanyji Aboriginal Corporation
    Cape Naturaliste Computers
    City of Joondalup
    Coles Margaret River
    D and M Hood and Sons
    D and WD Kelly and Sons
    Department of Justice - Albany Regional Prison
    Dunn Right Fences
    Dunsborough Electrical Service
    Exmouth Tackle and Camping
    Horizon Power Carnarvon
    Jardinier Garden Care
    Jurien Plumbing
    Lance Mobile Mechanics
    M and E Walker Fencing
    Naturaliste Hygiene Services
    NHP Electrical Engineering Products Pty Ltd
    P&N Bank – Securities
    Paull and Warner Resources
    Perth Brake Clutch and Exhaust Specialists
    Rio Tinto – Cape Lambert
    Rio Tinto Emergency Services – Robe Valley
    Rio Tinto Iron Ore – West Pilbara Operations
    Rio Tinto Ports – Dampier
    RACWA Motoring - Roadside Section
    Shire of Augusta-Margaret River
    Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes
    Shire of Broome
    Shire of Mundaring
    Stuart’s Handyman Service
    Sugar Chef Patisserie – Broadwater
    Super Cheap Autos – Busselton
    T and C Supplies Pty Ltd
    Ultimate Signs and Stickers
    Walpole Concrete Supplies
    Water Corporation
    West Oz Active Adventure Tours
    Woolworths – Bunbury Forum
    Woolworths - Collie
    Wright Marine Management
    Wurth Australia Pty Ltd

  • Silver Recipients

    Bannister Downs Dairy
    Billy Glover Tiling
    Blackwoods Bunbury Jaguar and Land Rover
    Cape Wools Pty Ltd
    CMCK Constructions
    Collie Senior High School
    Dalcon Computers
    Department of Justice - Roebourne Regional Prison
    Manjimup Toyota and Mitsubishi
    Desert Sands Mechanical
    Diane L Holland Bookkeeping and Administrative Services
    Fire Rescue Safety Australia
    Flex Industries Pty Ltd
    Hadley Earthworks Pty Ltd
    Infinitum Technologies
    John the Builder
    Keidy Contractors
    Land Surveys Perth
    North Regional TAFE - Pundulmurra Campus
    Programmed - Programmed Maintenance
    Python Ecological Services
    Repco Margaret River
    Rowe Electrical Contracting
    Royal Australian Navy – Services West
    Royal Australian Navy – Training Centre West
    Shire of Donnybrook
    Shire of East Pilbara
    Shire of Narrogin
    Silver Chain Group - Mandurah
    Specialised Force - Port Hedland
    Tigers International Solutions Pty Ltd - Perth International Airport
    WA Country Health Service - Albany Health Campus
    WA Police Force - Pilbara District Training Unit
    WA Venues and Events

  • Bronze Recipients

    Adams Coachlines
    BHP – Whaleback Minesite
    Bridgetown High School
    Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Parks and Wildlife Service – Warren Region
    Drift Cafe
    First National – Margaret River
    John Wollaston Anglican Community School
    Manjimup Senior High School
    Margaret River Senior High School
    Neptune Diving & ROV Services
    Onya Bike Repairs
    Qube Logistics
    Trac Building Service
    Unified Integration Australia Pty Ltd
    Wirtgen Australia