People of North Perth

North Perth Local, with funding from the City of Vincent is recognising and celebrating the people who make our place through a new community initiative called People of North Perth. 

We will profile a total of 10 people who are enriching the life of our local area in many different ways. Each candidate will video interviewed by a journalist and professionally photographed with their stories featured on this website and in other places in North Perth.


People of North Perth Categories

Business ChampionJim Howe

  • Significant growth in business operations, reach, financial performance or impact
  • Some level of positive influence on industry
  • Positive individual impact/influence on stakeholders and wider community
  • Setting a benchmark in charity, integrity and professionalism
  • A high degree of achievement of major turnaround in overall performance of nominated business
  • Introduction of innovation that has significantly changed industry and/or
  • Successful launch of new products or new markets domestically or offshore

Emerging Business Person

  • Significant growth in business operations, reach, financial performance or impact
  • Some level of positive influence on their industry
  • Positive individual impact and influence on their stakeholders and wider community
  • Setting a benchmark in charity, integrity and professionalism
  • A high degree of achievement of a major turnaround in overall performance of nominated business
  • Introduction of an innovation that has significantly changed industry and/or
  • Successful launch of new products or new markets domestically/offshore
  • Represent leadership excellence in business and for industry sector

Community ChampionDavid Boothey

  • Successfully identify and address needs of North Perth community in general
  • Have relevant knowledge, skills or experience and access to necessary resources
  • Contribute financially or in kind to the community themselves or through grants or partnerships

Indigenous Community Champion

  • Successfully identify and address needs of indigenous community in North Perth
  • Have relevant knowledge, skills or experience and access to necessary resources
  • Contribute financially or in kind to the community themselves or through grants or partnerships

Migrant Community Champion

  • Successfully identify and address needs of migrants in North Perth community
  • Have relevant knowledge, skills or experience and access to necessary resources
  • Contribute financially or in kind to the community themselves or through grants or partnerships
  • Demonstrate that they are accessible to all community members

Academic Champion

  • Demonstrated scholarly contributions to their field(s) of expertise
  • Significant contribution to building the professional standing and reputation of the North Perth community
  • Employs an academic approach that is innovative (new approaches using current or new models of research/teaching), intellectually rigorous, creative, and engaging

Learning and Development Contribution

  • Demonstrates outstanding skill, professionalism and exceptional results through their learning initiatives
  • Shows commitment to learning and development
  • Is innovative in their approaches (design and/or delivery)
  • Continually exceeds stakeholders’ expectations
  • Demonstrates commitment to helping achieve real impact through their learning initiatives
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