Western Australian Museum Boola Bardip CEO Alec Coles OBE has been named 2021 Arts & Culture Western Australian of the Year. Culture and the Arts Minister David Templeman congratulated Mr Coles on his outstanding achievement in leading the development of the new museum.
Minister Templeman said "I sincerely congratulate Alec Coles on his outstanding achievement in delivering such an exciting, engaging, inspiring museum for the people of Western Australia. Nationally and internationally the WA Museum Boola Bardip will play a very significant role in positioning Perth as a centre for cultural excellence and Western Australia as a destination for cultural tourism. The enormous benefits of Alec's contribution to culture, science and the arts will be enjoyed by generations to come."
Read Minister Templeman's media statement