Shelley’s Marion Fulker recognised at WA Heritage Awards

Heritage Award  winner Marion Fulker spent 10 years on the Heritage Council.
Heritage Award winner Marion Fulker spent 10 years on the Heritage Council.

SHELLEY resident Marion Fulker won a top award at the WA Heritage Awards announced on Friday, May 26.

Mrs Fulker, chosen from the finalists across all awards categories, received the Judges’ Award for her contribution to the state’s heritage and inspired leadership of the Heritage Council.

The judge’s award citation said through Mrs Fulker’s vision and leadership of the Heritage Council during her decade of membership, including six years as chairwoman, she had made a significant and outstanding contribution to heritage.

During her 10 years of service with the council, more than 160 places were recognised through inclusion in the State Register of Heritage Places.

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