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Our sponsors

These awards would not be possible without the support and generous contributions of our sponsors.

Platinum partner

BHP is a leading global resources company. Our purpose is to create long-term shareholder value through the discovery, acquisition, development and marketing of natural resources.

We are committed to the health and safety of our people, the environment and the communities in which we operate. Our ability to grow our organisation safely and in a socially and environmentally responsible way is essential.

The long-term nature of our operations allows us to establish long lasting relationships with our host communities, and make a positive contribution to the lives of people who live near our operations and to society more broadly.

BHP’s commitment to education is derived from the knowledge that access to education unlocks individual potential and benefits not only the individual, but also communities, regions and the state.

We have proudly supported the Western Australian Education Awards for the past eight years and applaud the outstanding contributions of passionate teachers, leaders and support staff who are constantly seeking innovative and exciting ways to ensure every child achieves their very best.


Gold partners

For over fifty years Teachers Mutual Bank has provided key financial services to Australian educators. Now, Teachers Mutual Bank Limited is one of Australia’s largest mutual banks, comprising three brands:  the original Teachers Mutual Bank, UniBank, and Firefighters Mutual Bank.  With over 186,000 members and more than $6 billion in assets, Teachers Mutual Bank Ltd is one of Australia’s largest mutual banks. Teachers Mutual Bank continues to be passionate about assisting members secure their financial futures through superior member support and banking products.

Teachers Mutual Bank Ltd is a market leader in member advocacy in the Australian banking sector, and is also committed to strong standards of corporate responsibility through community investment and ethical business as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies*.

For more information about Teachers Mutual Bank please visit:

*‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’ Award, from Ethisphere Institute. (Awarded, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

Kinetic IT is one of Australia’s leading ICT managed services providers, with a team of over 1000 amazing people and offices located in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Darwin. 

We’re focused on delivering quality services to large and complex IT environments across Australia’s corporate, resources, utilities, government and transport sectors.

Kinetic IT has continued to deliver managed and sustained growth with exceptional customer satisfaction ratings.  We believe our success comes from our adaptable and outcome-driven services, and through building and maintaining authentic and enduring relationships with our staff, customers, partners, vendors, suppliers and the local communities where we work and live.


Gold sponsors

The School of Education at Edith Cowan University (ECU) is the most popular and longest established school of education in WA. Their experienced academic team are world leaders in tertiary teaching in the area of teacher education. The academic team strives to find better ways to prepare quality teachers through innovative teaching and learning, research, and community based partnerships with schools.

ECU has been ranked the top public university in Australia for most satisfied students in the QILT (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching) survey released in 2017. Results showed 86.1% were satisfied with their educational experience at ECU. ECU was also the top WA public university for teaching quality, support, resources and skills development.

ECU is delighted to sponsor the WA Beginning Teacher of the Year award category, as they firmly believe in recognising, supporting and nurturing new talent in the classroom. ECU has been at the forefront of teacher education for over 100 years and has a strong reputation for the quality of its graduates.

Teachers Health is the only private health insurance fund exclusively for the education community. Created by teachers for teachers over 60 years ago, Teachers Health now covers the lives of over 300,000 teachers, education staff and their families around Australia.

As the largest industry-based health fund in Australia, Teachers Health is committed to providing great value health insurance to members through lower costs and generous benefits.

As a not-for-profit organisation, Teachers Health gives back to the education community through sponsorships, scholarships and programs to care for the health and wellbeing of those in the education community.

To further strengthen our commitment to the education community, we’re proud to support the WA Education Awards.

For more information about Teachers Health, including current offers and eligibility criteria, visit or call 1300 728 188.

Join the thousands of teachers who’ve already made the switch to Teachers Health.  

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Civica is a market-leading specialist in digital solutions, critical software applications and outsourcing services that help teams and organisations around the world to transform the way they work. Combining exceptional customer focus, experience and commitment, Civica supplies more than 4,000 organisations in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, the UK and the USA.

In Australia, Civica provides 3,500 K-12 schools Australia-wide with comprehensive software solutions, and managed ICT services. We work in consultation with schools, to help them to achieve their vision of the future.

The Civica Education Suite (CES) is Civica’s newly developed and 100% web-based solution for independent and Government schools.  It provides anytime and anywhere access to information, from a variety of devices and can be hosted by Civica or installed on site.


Media sponsor

hit92.9 is home to the freshest hits, best old school tunes and the home of RnB Fridays, RnB Fridays Live and our World Famous Rooftops. Catch all the crazy that is Perth’s Heidi, Will & Woody, from 6am while you head into work or with the drive home from 3pm with Carrie & Tommy, followed by Hamish & Andy from 4pm. The action doesn’t stop on air, with all the hilarious antics also caught on our Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, check it out!


Bronze sponsor

Fotoworks is WA owned and operated. We’ve been servicing WA Schools for over 35 years. Our core philosophy of ‘We Care’ is reflected in everything we do. Fotoworks strives for excellence every step of the way. We take CARE of schools by providing the complete package of photography, marketing, design and print management. 

Fotoworks is dedicated to providing the best quality at the best value to our schools and parent customers. We offer a wide range of photo packages with each having been carefully crafted to include something for everyone, regardless of budget. We also take CARE of school ball, confirmation and graduation photography.

We specialise in promotional media and drone photography. We can take CARE of all school marketing needs by managing the designing and printing of annual reports, business plans, yearbooks, brochures, flyers, presentation folders, logos, banners, business cards, letterheads and much more.

We value each of our customers and delight in serving and assisting with each and every individual need. We are a team of professionals that CARE about providing outstanding customer service and a quality product, every time.

The Fotoworks Difference – We Care