Inductees 2018 - Mrs Irene Hooper AM

Mrs Irene Hooper AM

Mrs Irene Hooper AM was born in 1925 and was a member of the CWA for nearly 70 years. During this time, she also served as the National President of CWA Australia, and became a Life Member of the Associated Country Women of the World. Holding a pilot's license, Mrs Hooper was known as the Flying President, as she flew her affectionately named plane Romeo Whiskey, to many CWA Branches around the State. She worked tirelessly for CWA and amongst many other achievements is credited with opening new holiday homes at Albany, updated the holiday home in Dongara, opened a new centre in Gidgegannup and oversaw extensions in Mt Helena. Her tireless community work did not stop there. Mrs Hooper also served as a Councillor for the Wongan-Ballidu Shire, was also a Justice of the Peace, member of the WA Week Council, served on the Government Advisory Committee when Aussat was being established, and the Adult Literacy Board.

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Inductees 2018
Patricia Barblett AM
The Honourable Diana Bryant AO QC
Hazel Butorac OAM JP
Helen Margaret Creed
Nicola Forrest
Terrie Gomboc
Kelly Howlett
Sue Middleton
Dr Ann O'Neill
Professor Christobel Saunders
Suzanne Maree Urbaniak
Dr Tracy Westerman
Gina Williams
Mrs Irene Hooper AM
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