Nominations for the 2021 ACT Multicultural Awards open today, Canberrans are encouraged to consider nominating individuals and organisations who they believe make an outstanding contribution to making Canberra a thriving, welcoming and inclusive multicultural city.
The categories include:
- Individual Champion – acknowledging outstanding efforts that have contributed to making Canberra a more welcoming community.
- Community Organisation Champion – for social enterprises, businesses, public sector and educational services that have benefited the ACT multicultural community and contributed to strengthening social cohesion and participation.
- Outstanding Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion – recognising an individual or organisation in the community sector for their dedication to enhancing cultural diversity and promoting inclusion.
- Arts, Media or Culture – for contribution to promoting multiculturalism in the ACT community through art, media or cultural activities.
The awards provide a great opportunity to publicly recognise and thank the multicultural champions in our community.
“We strive to embrace and celebrate the wonderful diversity in Canberra. The ACT Multicultural Awards have been going strong for 11 years, giving recognition for the excellent contributions to our multicultural community, and providing acknowledgment to those individuals and organisations who strive for excellence in their services,” said Tara Cheyne, Minister for Multicultural Affairs.
Nominations open today and close at midday on Wednesday 16 June 2021.