2022 Queensland Reconciliation Awards

Nominations for the 2022 Queensland Reconciliation Awards have now closed.

As it enters its 20th year, the Queensland Reconciliation Awards continues to recognise businesses, community organisations, educational institutions and government agencies going above and beyond their core business to foster reconciliation and pave the way for a better future for our state.

Nominations were accepted across the following categories:

  • Business
  • Community
  • Education
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Partnership.

An overall Premier’s Reconciliation Award will be awarded to a nominated initiative demonstrating innovative strategies and exceptional outcomes towards advancing reconciliation in Queensland.

The 2022 Awards recipients will be announced during National Reconciliation Week, held from 27 May to 3 June 2022, receiving a share of $30,000 in prize money.

The Queensland Reconciliation Awards is an initiative of the Queensland Government through the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, and the Department of Seniors, Disability Services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships.

To learn more about the Awards email or telephone (07) 3003 9200.

Read about previous winners and finalists.

Sponsors of the 2022 Queensland Reconciliation Awards


Proudly supported by BOQ.

Bank of Queensland (BOQ) is one of Australia’s leading regional banks and we’re committed to making a positive impact in the communities we operate in. Our vision for reconciliation across all our brands (BOQ, Virgin Money Australia & ME Bank) is that all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities are afforded equity, dignity and respect. We’re proud to support reconciliation through our RAP and our partnership with the Stars Foundation.

Bank of Queensland


Proudly supported by The University of Queensland.

UQ’s mission is to create change that positively influences society by engaging in the pursuit of excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. We aspire to make Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledges an integral component of this mission. We aim towards increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation and success in higher education through culturally inclusive environments and practices.

University of Queensland


Proudly supported by James Cook University.

James Cook University (JCU) is a world-class tertiary institution in North Queensland, ranked in the top 300 universities in the world1. The JCU Indigenous Education and Research Centre is a leader in providing Indigenous education research and engagement through successful and sustainable programs and services.

1The World University Rankings 2022

James Cook University

Health and wellbeing

Proudly supported by Santos.



Proudly supported by Queensland University of Technology.

The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is the proud sponsor of the Partnership category of the 2022 Queensland Reconciliation Awards. QUT recognises the vital importance of strong and effective partnerships with Indigenous Australians in achieving outcomes for the real world.

University of Queensland