Yvonne Moore is honoured at Community Hero Awards

Yvonne Moore with government minister Dr Anthony Lynham at the Community Hero awards in Brisbane.

Yvonne Moore with government minister Dr Anthony Lynham at the Community Hero awards in Brisbane.

Departing Mount Isa music teacher Yvonne Moore was presented as a Semi Finalist in the prestigious Australia Pacific LNG Community Hero Award.

The awards were presented by State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham at the 2017 Community Achievement Awards Presentation ceremony at Royal on the Park, Brisbane on Saturday November 18.

The Awards were hosted by Kendall Gilding, 7 News Presenter and 340 guests gathered from across the State to celebrate Queensland’s high achievers and community contributors.

Yvonne Moore is a string and instrumental music teacher who ensures that young people are not disadvantaged when it comes to music.

Yvonne also volunteered many hours at Mount Isa Orchestra’s practices and performances though she is now leaving town. 

In 2016 she won the Spirit of Mount Isa award at the Mount Isa Australia Day awards.

The Community Hero Awards night culminated a successful year with over 240 nominations received from across Queensland.