ACHIEVEMENTS:
Alison's Lifetime of Music & Dedication....


2021 SA WOMENS HONOUR ROLL Induction:

Wednesday 17th November saw Alison Inducted "In-Perpetuity" onto the
South Australian Honour Roll by the Governor Of South Australia
The Honourable Frances Adamson OBE at Government house in Adelaide.

The SA Womens Honour Roll recognise SA women who've made an enduring and
outstanding contribution to their State, and to bettering and reinforcing the profile of women.




2021 SA MUSIC AWARD WIN:

Thursday 18th November saw Alison WIN the
South Australian Music Award for Best Music Educator at the
SAMA's annual Awards ceremony held this year at Old Adelaide Gaol.

The SAMA's are the State equivalent of the ARIA awards and
represent the most elite recognition available in the SA Music Industry.





2020 WHYALLA BUSHFIRE APPEAL

The Whyalla Bushfire Appeal (WBA) at Westland Shopping Centre featured live music,
radio broadcasts, raffles and a Giant Pre-Loved Book Sale - raising over $10,000
for communities and ecologies affected by Australia's devastating 2019/20 Bushfires.

A Huge THANK YOU to everyone who contributed to our fundraising!





2019 AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN MUSIC AWARDS
Top 3 FINALIST "Humanitarian Award"
(Australia)

Read the Music Network Press release here!

Read the Industry Observer Press release here!

Read the Whyalla News article here!

Read the MUSIC AUSTRALIA article here!

Watch the Seven Spencer Gulf News report here!

Read the post-Awards Whyalla News article here!





2019 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARDS
Top 5 FINALIST "Best Manager"
(SA)
Read the Whyalla News article here!




2018 Arts SA RUBY AWARDS
FINALIST "Outstanding Contribution By An Organisation"
(SA)






2016 onwards....
WHYALLA RECORDING SCHOLARSHIP

(Regional SA, National & International)

The Whyalla Recording Scholarship is a 100 per cent philanthropic initiative for young Regional original musicians,
proudly created, sponsored and produced by Mark Tempany and Alison Hams.

CHECK OUT WRS HERE!

2021 JAYLEE CHART SUCCESS
Read Whyalla News article here!

2021 SHAKIRA SECOND SINGLE
Read the Whyalla News article here!

2021 JAYLEE SECOND SINGLE
Read the Whyalla News article here!

2019 LAUNCH PARTY
Read the Whyalla News article here!

2019 ROTARY SPONSORSHIP
Read the Whyalla News article here!

2017 BREEZE PREVIEW
Read the Whyalla News article HERE!

2016 ANNOUNCEMENT
Read the Whyalla News article here!







2017 Arts SA RUBY AWARDS
FINALIST "Sustained Contribution By An Individual"
(SA)

Read the Whyalla News article here!






2017 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARDS
Top 5 FINALIST "Best Studio"
(SA)
Read the Whyalla News article here!




2016 COUNTRY GOLD CONCERT
Her Majestys Theatre

(Adelaide, SA)

Mark Tempany & Alison Hams were part of the all-star cast of
COUNTRY GOLD at Her Majesty's Theatre on
Saturday Night, August 27th, 2016

Presented by Mario Maiolo Promotions the "full house"
(many of whom travelled from far and wide) enjoyed a star-studded concert of
Country hits & classics and clapped and cheered their way through the night!







2015 CELEBRATION CONCERT
30 Years of Middleback Theatre

(Whyalla, SA)







2015 PORT AUGUSTA PRISON WORKSHOP
(SA)
Read the Transcontinental article here!





2015 Australia Day
CITIZEN OF THE YEAR

(Whyalla, SA)

Read the Whyalla News Front Page here!




2015 Brand South Australia
REGIONAL ARTS AWARD

(SA)

2015 Brand South Australia
HALL OF FAME

(SA)

Read the Whyalla News article here!



2014 Peel Valley LIONS Club
COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

(NSW)


Read the Press Release here!





2014 JDRF
STATE VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD

(SA)







2013 JELLY BABY SONG PROJECT
(Australia & International)

Visit JELLY BABY SONG here!




2013 Country Music South Australia
INDUSTRY AWARD

(SA)

Read the Whyalla News article here!





2012 Australia Day
COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

(Whyalla, SA)






2010 Advantage SA
REGIONAL ARTS AWARD

(SA)




2009 CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
Elder Park

(Adelaide, SA)

December 2009 saw Mark Tempany & Alison Hams feature in front over over 35,000 people at
Adelaide's Elder Park as South Australia celebrated Christmas at "Carols By Candlelight".

What an honour, what a stunning night - and even a thunderstorm mid-set to remember it by!






2009 McHAPPY DAY ENTERTAINMENT
Continues today....

(Whyalla, SA)

Mark Tempany & Alison Hams have since 2009 fully sponsored Whyalla's
McHappy Day entertainment programme in support of Ronald McDonald House.

It's always been fun - and always achieved SO much for kids in need across Australia!







2007 South Australian Country Music
HANDS OF FAME Induction

(SA)








2007 JAMM 4 GENES
Continues today....

(Whyalla, SA)

Since 2007 Mark Tempany & Alison Hams have run Whyalla's annual "Jamm 4 Genes" concert
raising money and awareness for the Childrens Medical Research Institute in Sydney.

From the Whyalla Show, to Westland Shopping Centre, to D'Faces,
to St James Hall and of-late Online it continues to be an amazing ride!







2006 CHARLIE LANDSBOROUGH AUSTRALIAN TOUR
Support Act & Merchandise Manager

(NSW/VIC/QLD/ACT/TAS)








2006 onwards....
CAROLS IN THE PARK
Stageshow Coordination of
Regional SA's biggest free public concert!

(Whyalla, SA)

Since 2006 Mark Tempany & Alison Hams have acted as Stageshow Coordinators of
Regional SA's biggest free public concert event - "Carols In The Park".

Annually attracting over 5000 people to Whyalla's Civic Park,
"Carols" is where Whyalla celebrates "Christmas as a Community".

When Covid intervened in 2020....

CHECK OUT our amazing 2020 SPECIAL EDITION video!

CHECK OUT our proud history here!







2006 "REMEMBER"
Commercial Album Release

(International)






2006 SA Great
REGIONAL ARTS AWARD

(SA)






2005 UK Songwriting Competition
BEST SONG "Second Fiddle"

(UK International)




2005 MUSIC WORKSHOP PROGRAMME
Continues today....

(Australia-wide)




2004 GOOD MORNING AUSTRALIA APPEARANCE
With Bert Newton & John Foreman

TEN Network Television
(Australia)

Watch Ali's GMA Appearance here!






2004 "DAISY TRAIN"
Commercial Album Release

(International)





2003 Toyota STARMAKER
GRAND FINALIST
(Tamworth, NSW)




2003 CITY MUSTER
Adelaide Entertainment Centre

(SA)






2002 ALISON CAPITAL NEWS FEATURE
(Australia)

Read Ali's 2002 Country CAPITAL NEWS article here!






2001 "SPIRIT SEASON"
Commercial Album Release

(International)

2001 "SOMETHING IN THE WATER"
Commercial Album Release

(International)

2000 "HEAR FROM ME"
Commercial Album Release

(International)





1999 Australia Day
JUNIOR CITIZEN OF THE YEAR

(Whyalla,SA)

1999 Most Popular New Talent
AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS





1999 Toyota STARMAKER
FINALIST
(Tamworth, NSW)






1999 AM ADELAIDE Appearance
Seven SA Television Network

(SA)

Watch Ali's AMA Appearance here!


 



1998 "The Pub" Talent Search
SENIOR WINNER

(Tamworth, NSW)

1998 Sunraysia Top Of The State Talent Quest
FIRST PLACE Songwriter

(Mildura, VIC)

1998 "ALISON HAMS"
Commercial EP Release

(International)

1998 "LBS COUNTRY COLLECTION Volume 4" Various Artists
Commercial Album Release
Featuring "Hopechest" Single

(International)





1998 SAMI Award
BEST COUNTRY RELEASE
"Alison Hams"
CD Release
Produced by Bill & Nash Chambers



 



1997 SECMA Talent Quest
FIRST PLACE Group

(Mt Gambier, SA)

1997 SECMA Talent Quest
FIRST PLACE Vocal

(Mt Gambier, SA)

1997 NCMA Port Pirie Talent Quest
FIRST PLACE Group

(Port Pirie, SA)

1996 Sunraysia Top Of The State Talent Quest
FIRST PLACE Female Vocal

(Mildura, VIC)

1996 Keith Country Music Festival
FIRST PLACE Vocal Duet (with Fred Hams)

(SA)

1996 Keith Country Music Festival
FIRST PLACE Female Vocal

(SA)

1996 Broken Hill Country Music Awards
FIRST PLACE Gospel Group or Duo

(NSW)

1996 Broken Hill Country Music Awards
FIRST PLACE Battle Of The Bands

(NSW)

1996 Broken Hill Country Music Awards
FIRST PLACE Vocal Duo

(NSW)

1996 Broken Hill Country Music Awards
FIRST PLACE Female Vocal

(NSW)

1996 Port Augusta Talent Quest
FIRST PLACE Group

(SA)

1996 SONY MUSIC COUNTRY TALENT AWARDS
FIRST PLACE Female Vocalist

(SA)

1996 SONY MUSIC COUNTRY TALENT AWARDS
FIRST PLACE Group

(SA)





1996 Gawler Country Music Festival & Talent Quest
FIRST PLACE Songwriter

(Gawler, SA)

1996 Gawler Country Music Festival & Talent Quest
FIRST PLACE Gospel

(Gawler, SA)

1996 Gawler Country Music Festival & Talent Quest
FIRST PLACE Female Vocal

(Gawler, SA)





1996 NCMA Port Pirie Talent Quest
SENIOR OVERALL WINNER

(Port Pirie, SA)

1996 NCMA Port Pirie Talent Quest
FIRST PLACE Female Vocal

(Port Pirie, SA)

1996 NCMA Port Pirie Talent Quest
FIRST PLACE Gospel

(Port Pirie, SA)

1996 NCMA Port Pirie Talent Quest
FIRST PLACE Group

(Port Pirie, SA)

1996 Frank "Rocky" Caputo Memorial Award
For Excellence in Music

(Port Pirie, SA)





1996 South Australian Country Music Awards
BEST FEMALE VOCAL

(Barmera, SA)

1996 South Australian Country Music Awards
BEST VOCAL DUO (with Chris Worbey)

(Barmera, SA)

1996 South Australian Country Music Awards
OVERALL WINNER

(Barmera, SA)






1995 Port Augusta Talent Quest (S.A)
FIRST PLACE Female Vocal

(SA)

1995 Port Augusta Talent Quest
FIRST PLACE Gospel

(SA)

1995 Commonwealth Hotel "Town & Country" Talent Quest
FIRST PLACE

(Port Augusta, SA)






1995 CENTRAL TODAY TELEVISION APPEARANCE
GTS/BKN Network

(Regional SA)




1995 Central Australian Music Festival
FIRST PLACE Gospel

(Alice Springs, NT)

1995 Central Australian Music Festival
FIRST PLACE Bush Ballad

(Alice Springs, NT)