Members of the team gather in Perth to receive the Museums Australia (WA) award for ‘Achievement in Community Cross-cultural participation’, and the ABC RN Life Matters show comes to The Kodja Place. Photos: left The Kodja Place collection; right courtesy of ABC RN Life Matters.


Cultural & tourism achievements

“The Kodja Place was chosen for many reasons, but primarily because it represents-through terrific museum ‘best practice’ and a lot of hard work and imagination, the most remarkable effort by a regional community to tell a truthful, common story of its evolution.”

 Jane Connors, Manager, ABC Radio National 

The Kodja Place is the proud recipient of the following awards:

  • Winner – ABC Radio National Inaugural Marvellous Regional Museum Award 2008
  • Winner – ABC Radio National Inaugural Marvellous Regional Best Small Museum category 2008
  • Winner – Museums Australia (WA) Organisational Award for Achievement in Community Cross-cultural Participation 2003

The Kodja Place has played a key part in other tourism awards received by Kojonup, including:

  • Winner – GWN Top Tourism Town: Cultural Category 2009
  • Winner – GWN Top Tourism Town: Cultural Interpretation Category 2008
  • Joint Winner – GWN Top Tourism Town: Community Relations Category 2008
  • Silver Medalist – Western Australia Tourism Awards: Indigenous Tourism 2007
  • Gold Medallist – Western Australia Tourism Awards 2006  

     Learn more elsewhere:

  • Listen to the ABC Radio National ‘Life Matters’ show recorded at The Kodja Place in 2008, following the Marvellous Regional Museum Award