Meet the latest Above and Beyond winners


Above and Beyond - Kathryn O

Destination Kiama has announced the latest winners of its Above and Beyond Awards at the Tourism After Hours function at El Corazon on Tuesday night.

Melanie Piper of Gerringong Cleaning and Property Maintenance, Kathryn O'Brien of Beachside Emporium and Tourism Advisory Commitee Member Sue Thorley have been recognised for their efforts in the local tourism industry.

Melanie was nominated for her hard work and leadership, community spirit as well as the respect she has from her staff and clients.

Kathryn was nominated  for her promotion of Kiama, encouragement of new business owners, and strong support for established and emerging artists from Kiama and the surrounding districts. 

Sue Thorley, who is stepping down from the Tourism Advisory Committee, was nominated for her very active work as a committee member, including strategy development, workshops, selection panels.