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Volunteers recognised in annual awards

Volunteers from Dubbo were recognised for their outstanding contribution at the 10th Annual Volunteer of the Year Awards this week.

The top award went to Kathy Furney of Dubbo who received both the overall 2016 Orana Volunteer of the Year Award and the Senior Volunteer of the Year Award for her work with Western NSW Local Health District.

More than 7500 nominations were received for the awards covering more than 100,000 volunteers.

Youth Volunteer of the Year was Felicity Rostron from Taronga Conservation Society, and Volunteer Team of the Year was the Stars of Dubbo 2016 Committee.