Inductees 2016 - Annette Knight

Annette Knight

Annette Knight began her career as a newsreader and announcer with ABC regional radio for 27 years. She was also deputy chair of the WA Tourism Commission.

In 1996, Annette was awarded Member of the Order of Australia for services to local government, particularly through the WA Municipal Association, the Country Urban Council’s Association and as mayor of Albany for 3 terms from 1998. She was WA citizen of the Year in 1997 and received for the Governor’s award for regional development.

Annette was also a government- appointed delegate to the 1998 Constitutional Convention. She has been a justice of the peace for 35 years and has a passion for life-long education.

She holds the University of Western Australia vice-chancellor’s award for outstanding service to higher education; and was part of the working group to establish Great Southern Grammar School and the University of Western Australia Albany Centre.

In her retirement Annette still promotes Albany whenever and wherever she can.

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Inductees 2016
Hon. Cheryl Davenport
Mrs Oriel Green
Reverend Pam Halbert
Glenda Kickett
Annette Knight
Drisana Levitzke-Gray
Honourable Justice Carmel McLure
Holly-ann Martin
Professor Margaret Seares AO
Dr Erica Smyth
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