Rio Tinto Women in Resources National Awards (WIRNA)

NSW Parliament House, Sydney

Thursday 12 September
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This year, we're proudly hosting the Rio Tinto Women in Resources National Awards (WIRNA) in Sydney.

Please note this event is now SOLD OUT.

The Rio Tinto Women in Resources National Awards recognise and celebrate the contributions and achievements of women and gender diversity champions across Australia’s resources sector.
 
Now in its 6th year, the national awards are held by mining and energy chambers and women in mining networks across Australia as part of the industry’s commitment to improving inclusion and diversity across Australia’s resources workforce.
 
>>Click to view this year's Awards finalists

Event Details
  • Date: Thursday 12 September 2019
  • Time: 6.00pm Pre-dinner Networking Function, 6.45pm Dinner
  • Location: Strangers Lounge, NSW Parliament House, Sydney
  • Ticket: $230pp
  • Dress: Business / cocktail

Event is now SOLD OUT.


Master of Ceremonies  

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 Nicole Livingstone - MC
 
 Beginning on the Australian Swimming Team at just 13, Nicole Livingstone will go down  in history as one of Australia’s most successful female backstrokers. 
 
 With an international sporting career spanning 12 years, Nicole’s achievements include  three medals from three Olympic appearances; 6 gold, 2 silver and a bronze from three Commonwealth Games and competing in six Pan Pacific Championships, winning 4 gold 2 silver and 1 bronze medals. She also broke a world record in the 200m backstroke (short course) in 1992. 
 
Nicole placed her name in the record books with the longest winning sequence of any Australian swimmer in history at the national titles winning ten consecutive 100m backstroke titles between 1987 and 1996, a record still unbroken today. 
 
Upon retiring from swimming, Nicole began a long career in media in a variety of roles – from sports commentary at events like the Olympics and Commonwealth Games to hosting big name shows - ‘Wide World of Sports’, ‘Any Given Sunday’ and ‘The Project’.
 
A great ambassador for Australian sport, Nicole has received many awards during her career outside of the pool. These include the Medal of the Order of Australia, the Australian Sports Medal and she is also a member of the Victorian Women’s Honour Roll. 

 

Thank you to our Event Sponsors 


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