2021 Margaret Feilman Medal

Nominate a worthy recipient for the prestigious Margaret Feilman Medal.

Named after Margaret Feilman OBE, a founding member of the National Trust of Western Australia, the Margaret Feilman Medal recognises individuals or organisations who demonstrate meritorious achievement or service to heritage in Western Australia.

The medal’s namesake, Margaret Anne Feilman OBE, was Perth’s first qualified town planner and Australia’s first female town planner.

She was a dedicated advocate for identifying and protecting Western Australia’s cultural and natural heritage through conservation and education.

Previous recipients of the Margret Feilman Medal

The following individuals and organisations were acknowledged for their tireless contribution to heritage in Western Australia and awarded the Margaret Feilman Medal:

2020

Diana Frylinck
Karl Haynes

2019

Prof David Dolan AM
Ms Vyonne Geneve OAM MA
Dr John Taylor
Dr Ingrid Van Bremen

2015

Lotterywest

2012

Mr Michal Lewi

2009

Mr John Garland

2003

Mr Greg Divine
Mr Bob Hart
Ms Diana Russell Coote
Mr Wayne Zekulich

2001

Mr M Hardey

1999

Col RB Mitchell CFD UE

Nominate someone for the 2021 Margaret Feilman Medal

If you are a National Trust of Western Australia member and know of an individual or organisation that has made an outstanding contribution to heritage, you can nominate them for the Award.

Nominee selection criteria

The recipient shall be of good standing in the community; and

  1. shall have made an outstanding contribution over an extended period of time to the National Trust of Western Australia; or
  2. shall have made an outstanding contribution over an extended period of time to advance the cause of heritage in Western Australia; or
  3. shall have provided outstanding leadership over an extended period of time in conservation practice aligned to the principles of the Burra Charter.

Nomination selection process

  1. The call for nominations from the membership of the National Trust of Western Australia commences Wednesday 1 September 2021.  Nominations will be accepted online, or via submission of the nomination form, from this date.
  2. Nominations are to be received by close of business Thursday 30 September 2021.
  3. All nominations will be reviewed against the selection criteria. The selection panel comprises the National Trust of Western Australia Council President, National Trust of Western Australia Chair, CEO and Senior Management Team.
  4. The National Trust of Western Australia CEO will submit the recommendation(s) from the selection panel for the Margaret Feilman Medal to Council for endorsement1.
  5. Recipients2 will be announced at the National Trust of Western Australia Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 10 November 2021.
1 Council reserves the right to make no award should no nominations be received or it deems that none of the nominations meets the criteria to its satisfaction.
2 There is no set number of recipients who may receive the award in a year.

Call to action section

Start your nomination here

Download the nomination form via the link below.

Nomination forms must be received by close of business Thursday 30 September 2021.

Download the nomination form