National Council of Women (NSW) Australia Day Awards 2017

The National Council of Women (NSW) held their annual Australia Day Awards on the 27 January, 2017 at Parliament House, Sydney.

The awards honour talented young women, studying in a diverse range of subjects, who have each demonstrated outstanding abilities in their individual fields of endeavour. The awards for the 2016 year are presented in 2017.

The Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts sponsored three awards this year through a grant of $3000 to the National Council of Women (NSW).

SMSA Vice President Winsome Allen attended the luncheon to present the awards.

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to the all the award winners, in particular the recipients of the SMSA sponsored awards:

Alexandra Heron
PhD candidate, Work and Organisation Studies,
Business School, University of Sydney

Lisa Oyston
PhD Candidate, Functional Genomics Lab,
Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Peri Tobias
PhD candidate,  Faculty of Agriculture,
Plant and Food Sciences, University of Sydney