Hon Roger Cook BA GradDipBus MBA MLA

Hon Roger Cook BA GradDipBus MBA MLA

Deputy Premier; Minister for State Development, Jobs and Trade; Hydrogen Industry; Tourism; Science

    Local businesses shine at 2022 Western Australian Export Awards

    5/10/2022 10:00 AM
    • Communications systems specialist AVI named as 2022 Western Australian Exporter of the Year
    • Winners will progress to the Australian Export Awards in November
    • Exports of Western Australia's goods increased by 28 per cent to $239.5 billion in 2021

    Myaree-based company, AVI, an exporter of specialised communications systems for some of the world's largest industries, has been named the 2022 Western Australian Exporter of the Year.


    Now in its 34th year, the WA Export Awards is an annual program that recognises Western Australian companies that have achieved sustainable export growth.


    Winners in 13 categories were presented with awards at a ceremony held last night at Government House.


    The winners in each category will represent Western Australia at Austrade's Australian Export Awards, which will be held in November.


    AVI was also recognised in the Advanced Technologies category for their state-of-the-art in-house manufacturing facilities and supply chain surety, ensuring reliable delivery to clients internationally.


    Comments attributed to State Development, Jobs and Trade Minister Roger Cook:


    "The Western Australian Export Awards recognise local businesses for the significant contribution they make to both the State and national economies.


    "In 2021, exports of Western Australia's goods increased by 28 per cent to $239.5 billion, which demonstrates the resilience and success of Western Australian exporters.


    "Congratulations to all of the winners of this year's Western Australian Export Awards. You are all extraordinary examples of Western Australia's strength and determination during unprecedented times."


    Minister's office - 6552 6500


    2022 WA Export Awards - Winners


    Western Australian Exporter of the YearAVI
    Advanced TechnologiesAVI
    Agribusiness, Food and Beverages2GR Wagyu Beef
    Creative IndustriesKirrikin
    E-commerceClean & Pure
    Emerging ExporterPremier Metal Recyclers
    International Education and TrainingStanley College
    International HealthLittle Green Pharma
    Manufacturing and Advanced MaterialsMotium
    Professional ServicesOilfield Technologies
    Regional ExporterDomeShelter Australia
    Resources and EnergyDUG Technology
    Small BusinessInformation Alignment
    SustainabilityRare Foods Australia