Golden Gecko Award
In 2001, the partnership between the Western Australian Museum and Woodside Energy Ltd., to explore the marine biodiversity of the Dampier Archipelago, was recognised with a Golden Gecko Award. The awards, instigated by the Department of Industry and Resources, aim to recognise members of Western Australia’s resource industry who have made an outstanding contribution to balancing environmental responsibility with successful development.
Australian Business Arts Foundation Award
n 2003, the partnership between Woodside Energy Ltd. and the Western Australian Museum, to survey the marine biodiversity of the Dampier Archipelago, was acknowledged with an Australian Business Arts Foundation (ABAF) Award in the City of Sydney Open Category. These awards honour inspirational examples of relationships between the private sector and the arts, and aim to recognise and promote the benefits partnerships offer to both parties. The partnership between Woodside Energy Ltd. and the Western Australian Museum was eligible for such an award as the museum is part of the Western Australian government’s Department of Culture and the Arts.