NPYWC News

2016 Australian Telstra Business Woman of the Year!

Posted on Nov 17, 2016

2016 Australian Telstra Business Woman of the Year!

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council directors and staff congratulate our Chief Executive Officer Andrea Mason on being awarded the 2016 National Telstra Business Woman of the Year for Special Purpose and Social Enterprise, and the 2016 Australian Telstra Business Woman of the Year award! The Telstra Business Women’s Awards are the longest running women’s awards program in Australia, championing women in diverse industries and creating opportunities for national connections and conversations. Andrea, along with the other State and Territory finalists, gathered...

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Congratulations! 2017 NT Australian of the Year

Posted on Nov 3, 2016

Congratulations! 2017 NT Australian of the Year

Congratulations to Chief Executive Officer Andrea Mason on receiving the 2017 NT Australian of the Year Award, last night at a reception in Darwin. Andrea won this prestigious award for her dedication, commitment and work across the tri-state region of NT, SA and WA to Aboriginal women and their families. Andrea has been CEO of NPY Women’s Council since 2010 and has lead the organisation on a journey of growth and towards financial sustainability.   Congratulations are extended to the other NT Award recipients 2017 Senior Australian of the Year; Sister Anne Gardiner AM, 2017 NT...

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Tjanpi Desert Weavers runners up in Ethical Enterprise Award

Posted on Oct 26, 2016

Tjanpi Desert Weavers runners up in Ethical Enterprise Award

Tjanpi Desert Weavers have won second prize in the Moral Fairground Ethical Enterprise Award 2016, announced in Melbourne at the end of last week. The Ethical Enterprise Award 2016 recognises the most inspirational ethical enterprise in Australia – a business or organisation that has achieved the most positive social and economic impact in a local or overseas community through their innovative and ethical trade practices. Tjanpi Desert Weavers were one of 9 finalists in the national award, with the winners being Pollinate Energy, an Australian Enterprise founded in 2012 with a mission to...

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Marking 10 years of Low Aromatic Fuel in central Australia

Posted on Oct 26, 2016

Marking 10 years of Low Aromatic Fuel in central Australia

  Press Release Low Aromatic Fuel 10 Years on and Going Strong: a community driven solution that has stood the test of time This month it is 10 years since Opal fuel first rolled into Alice Springs. This happened on the back of a community campaign and with the support of fuel companies, government and many retailers in the region. It has worked well and 10 years on we have reason to celebrate and highlight this good story.   CAYLUS, WYDAC and NPY Women’s Council are proud of our involvement in this campaign and ongoing work with remote communities to support the roll out of the fuel...

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Congratulations Andrea Mason

Posted on Oct 21, 2016

Congratulations Andrea Mason

  Directors, members and staff congratulate our Chief Executive Officer Andrea Mason on her nomination as a finalist in the 2017 NT Australian of the Year awards. Click HERE to see the article form the Centralian Advocate published today (21 October 2016)  

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NT Telstra Business Women of the Year 2016

Posted on Oct 7, 2016

NT Telstra Business Women of the Year 2016

Ms Andrea Mason, Chief Executive NPY Women’s Council, named NT Telstra Business Woman of the Year. Directors, members and staff of the NPY Women’s Council congratulate their CEO, Andrea Mason, for last night’s award of NT Telstra Business Woman of the Year. NPY Women’s Council provides services for women and their families to increase their capacity to lead safe and healthy lives with improved life choices in the tri-state region of NT, SA and WA, otherwise known as the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara lands. Last night at the Darwin Convention Centre we celebrated the...

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