Celebration Gala

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Awards Gala, Master of Ceremonies Di Darmody

With over 17 years of experience as a journalist and presenter with ABC Radio, Di Darmody is a well known - and popular – voice for listeners in Perth and throughout Western Australia.

Di has presented ABC Perth Breakfast, Focus, Afternoons, Drive, Saturday Breakfast, The Country Hour as well as National Nightlife. She has also worked on National Grandstand, AFL and WAFL coverage and has hosted a variety of regional and state-wide programs across WA.

As well as being a regular presenter on ABC Radio Perth and across Western Australia, Di now focuses on being an MC, Facilitator and Conference Host at a range of events in the city and regional areas.


At the Awards Celebration, we will enjoy the soothing sounds and soft voice of talented musician Mark Stone. This acoustic guitarist will set the tone for all our finalists and friends during the refreshments, food and networking stage of the evening.

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Event Proceedings

The Awards Celebration will begin in the Golden Ballroom at the Pan Pacific Hotel, with arrival from 5:30pm for a 6pm sharp start, with a Welcome to Country, an opening address by Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Mental Health The Hon. Roger Cook; and all the winners across the eight categories will be awarded on stage by a sponsor, dignitary or special presenter.

Guests will also be treated to enjoy an intermission stand up comedic performance by Steph Tisdell.  Following the formalities, we will move to the neighboring function part of the Golden Ballroom to enjoy complimentary refreshments, canapes and socialising. Cash bar available to purchase alcoholic beverages.

Event Details

Date: Monday, 18 November 2019
Time: 6pm - 9pm
Venue: Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth CBD
Dress Code: Smart
Cost: $64 per head ($54 when coupled with a conference ticket.)

This is a night you will not want to miss - book your tickets now!