Shire of Carnarvon Awarded $1000 Grant for Thank a Volunteer Day

Published on Tuesday, 28 November 2023 at 4:13:51 PM

The Shire of Carnarvon is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $1000 grant from the Department of Communities in support of the upcoming Thank a Volunteer Day celebration. The funding will used to host events in Carnarvon and Coral Bay on 5 December, recognising and appreciating the invaluable contributions of volunteers within our communities.

In Coral Bay, the Progress Association will host a pizza night at the Reef Cafe starting at 5.30pm. Volunteers and community members are invited to come together, share stories, and enjoy a night of appreciation.

In Carnarvon, the Shire will host the premiere of 'The Real Carnarvon,' a documentary showcasing the genuine hearts and vibrant community spirit that define Carnarvon. The documentary will be screened at the Carnarvon Civic Centre from 6pm, featuring stories behind the faces we see every day, the real heroes who have shaped Carnarvon into the vibrant, caring community it is today.

Shire President Eddie Smith extends the invitation to the community and volunteers, stating, “Prepare for inspiration, laughter, and a few tears as we spotlight 'The Real Hearts, the Real Community, the Real Carnarvon.' Because in this town, it's not just a community; it's a family.”

The Shire of Carnarvon acknowledges the Department of Communities for their support, enabling us to honour and express appreciation for the dedicated volunteers who make a significant impact on our community.

For more information about Thank a Volunteer Day events or to book tickets for ‘The Real Carnarvon’ premiere, visit

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