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Queensland Multicultural Awards 2018

The Queensland Multicultural Awards recognise the valuable contributions of Queenslanders who support and promote a united, harmonious and inclusive Queensland community.

The 2018 theme is, ‘Building a prosperous, fair and harmonious Queensland’.

Nominations for the 2018 awards have closed.

Finalists are expected to be announced in late June 2018.

Tickets to the gala awards—to be held in August during Queensland Multicultural Month—go on sale 25 June 2018.

Visit www.qld.gov.au/multiculturalmonth to learn more about Queensland’s celebration of multiculturalism through the month of August.

Award categories

The 2018 categories are:

Outstanding Young Achiever

Recognising the valuable contribution of a young person in building a prosperous, fair and harmonious Queensland—helping to promote Queensland as a place where people of all cultures, languages and faiths feel a strong sense of belonging and can achieve their goals. The nominee must be younger than 25 years of age at the time of the nomination and can include individuals in a volunteer or paid capacity.

Outstanding Individual Achiever

Recognising the valuable contribution of an individual in building a prosperous, fair and harmonious Queensland—helping to promote Queensland as a place where people of all cultures, languages and faiths feel a strong sense of belonging and can achieve their goals. The nominee must be 25 years of age or more at the time of the nomination and can include individuals in a volunteer or paid capacity.

Community

Recognising the outstanding achievement/s of groups or not-for-profit community sector organisations in building a prosperous, fair and harmonious Queensland—helping to promote Queensland as a place where people of all cultures, languages and faiths feel a strong sense of belonging and can achieve their goals.

Business

Recognising the outstanding achievement/s of a business, company, finance or media in building a prosperous, fair and harmonious Queensland—helping to promote Queensland as a place where people of all cultures, languages and faiths feel a strong sense of belonging and can achieve their goals.

Government (local and state)

Recognising the outstanding achievement/s of a government organisation, or a team within a government organisation, in building a prosperous, fair and harmonious Queensland—helping to promote Queensland as a place where people of all cultures, languages and faiths feel a strong sense of belonging and can achieve their goals.

Education, Training and Skills

Recognising the outstanding achievement/s of government and non-government early childhood education and care, schools, universities, TAFEs or registered training organisations in building a prosperous, fair and harmonious Queensland—helping to promote Queensland as a place where people of all cultures, languages and faiths feel a strong sense of belonging and can achieve their goals.

Multicultural Queensland Ambassador

Recognising the outstanding achievements of the participating organisations of the Multicultural Queensland Ambassador program in building a prosperous, fair and harmonious Queensland—helping to promote Queensland as a place where people of all cultures, languages and faiths feel a strong sense of belonging and can achieve their goals.

There will also be a ‘Minister’s Multicultural Award’ that recognises the outstanding achievement/s of a nominee, selected by the Minister for Multicultural Affairs from all nominations.

Four finalists will be selected under each category. One winner will be selected from the finalists and recognised with an award at the Queensland Multicultural Awards on Sunday 19 August 2018, during Queensland Multicultural Month.

The award winners will be promoted in Queensland Government publications and websites and may be selected to be interviewed by media organisations.

Contact details

Last updated
14 May, 2018
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