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ABA exceptional achievers

Meet the exceptional volunteers at ABA

These volunteers go above and beyond to support our mums, bubs and families. Each of these volunteers has been recognised for their exceptional contribution to the association. These national awards acknowledge outstanding efforts in a particular area, project, role or activity, over a period of time, that is above and beyond the usual volunteering expectations. The award recognises individuals who have a strong sense of team spirit, playing a vital role in enhancing ABA’s outcomes .


ABA 2021 Exceptional Achievers

Megan, ACT/NSW

For her outstanding contribution supporting the volunteers in the ACT/NSW branch

Leila, ACT/NSW

For her support of ABA's trainees as the ACTNSW branch Training Manager 2010 - 2020.

Belinda, VIC

For her heroic amount of work to get the Breastfeeding … with ABA podcast up and running.

Heather, VIC

From the development of the Breastfeeding Education Lives, to the planning and the launch strategy including the technical aspect.  Heather spent many hours training the technical hosts and running training sessions. She also hosted 20 Breastfeeding Education Live sessions in 12 months.

Kathleen, VIC

For her dedication and commitment to the Association: 2015 to 2020.

Leah, QLD

For developing solid relationships with health professionals and powering on through adversity.

Bronwyn, QLD

For having a diverse skill set and using it with flair

Lisa, QLD

For her boundless enthusiasm for group activities and expanding promotion of ABA

Mary, SA/NT

For her passionate support of breastfeeding through her advocacy work and her volunteering as a breastfeeding counsellor, group leader, regional representative, and branch president

Tate, TAS

For her generous and unwavering volunteering with ABA to help Tasmanian families access breastfeeding information and support.

Felicity, TAS

For ongoing and dedicated service to NMAA/ABA at group, region, Branch and National levels.

Emma, WA

Emma has been a pillar of strength and direction. She has generously gifted countless volunteer hours. Emma's amazing inclusive spirit and bubbly personality has led the WA Branch through some very difficult and changing times with the association. 

Aileen, WA

Aileen has gifted her financial skills in the role of Branch treasurer, for 7 years. She has often supported the branch team in tasks beyond her treasurer role, such as seeking political donations and conference registrations. Aileen's generous and supportive nature has ensured the WA Branch finances are healthy and will cared for

Robyn, WA

for her dedication to the support of breastfeeding mothers, taking over 6000 calls on the National Breastfeeding Helpline, 2009 – 2020

Sandy, SA/NT

For taking over 4500 calls on the Breastfeeding Helpline

Ruth, VIC

For taking over 4000 calls on the Breastfeeding Helpline

Helen, VIC

For taking over 4000 calls on the Breastfeeding Helpline

Sharon, VIC

For taking over 4000 calls on the Breastfeeding Helpline

Desley, QLD

For taking over 7000 calls on the Breastfeeding Helpline

Julie, VIC

For gifting over 2500 hours to the Breastfeeding Helpline 

Sally, ACT/NSW

For gifting over 2500 hours to the Breastfeeding Helpline 

Leanne, VIC

For taking the MILLIONTH call on the Breastfeeding Helpline 

2022 Exceptional Achievers (Coming soon...)