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Congratulations to our 2022 Recognition Award Winners

Each year Autism Queensland recognises the outstanding achievements of individuals on the autism spectrum, parents/carers, professionals, schools, businesses, community organisations, volunteers and others through our Recognition Awards. In 2022 we congratulate the winners and special commendees.

Award and Special Commendation Winners pictured with (centre) Professor Grame Nimmo and Her Excellency the Governor of Queensland Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM, AQ Chair Neil Makepeace and AQ CE Pam Macrossan, left of Prof Nimmo.

Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM, Governor of Queensland and Professor Graeme Nimmo hosted the 2022 Recognition Awards Ceremony at Government House on Friday 2 December on the eve of the International Day of People with Disability.

Individual Achievement Award

Winner: McKyus Levi

Special Commendation: Joanne Foster, Christina Nipperess-Sims, Bradley Hennessey

Parent/Carer Award

Winner: Cathy Scott

Special Commendation: Kate Green

Professional Achievement Award

Winner: Emma-Lee Boulton, Woodridge State High School

Special Commendation: Kirsten Harpley, Tamara Collins, Kyra Greisbach

School/Community Award

Winner: Junction Park State School

Special Commendation: Jindalee State School, St Therese’s School (Bentley Park), Limelight Publishing

Patronage Award

Winner: The Cory Charitable Foundation

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