City of Belmont Honours CFA Australia at Mayoral Dinner with 2023 Opportunity Award.

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12 October 2023
DATE


The City of Belmont
GPE

came together at the

Glasshouse
PERSON

in

Cloverdale
GPE

on

the evening
TIME

of October 7th to celebrate outstanding contributions to the community and honour Mayor

Phil Marks
PERSON

, who is set to retire. Among the

evening
TIME

’s highlights was the presentation of the

2023
DATE


Opportunity Award
ORG

to

the Centre For Accessibility Australia
ORG

(

CFA Australia
ORG

), a leading advocate for accessibility in the digital space.


CFA Australia
ORG

was recognised for providing community members access to resources and information related to accessibility. In a partnership with

the City of Belmont
GPE

, they have conducted free workshops aimed at equipping local businesses and city staff with the knowledge and skills to enhance digital accessibility.

Accepting the award on behalf of

CFA Australia
ORG

was

Laetitia Thompson
PERSON

, Senior

Digital Content Editor
ORG

. She conveyed the organization’s appreciation for the recognition and spoke about the motivation that CEO Dr.

Scott Hollier
PERSON

had brought to the team. “

Scott
PERSON

has an amazing passion for digital accessibility, which then influences our team to be passionate as well,”

Thompson
ORG

remarked, highlighting the leadership’s dedication to this vital cause.

The distinguished awardees also included

the Belmont Police and
ORG


Tomra Container Service
ORG

.


The City of Belmont
GPE

’s annual Mayoral dinner was

a night
TIME

of recognition and reflection, honouring both the remarkable achievements of its community members and the leadership of Mayor

Phil Marks
PERSON

, who has played a pivotal role in shaping the city over

the past 12 years
DATE

.