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Indigenous awards


The NAIDOC Awards recognise the contributions Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians from a number of fields (including sport, art, apprenticeships) make to improving the lives of other Indigenous people.


The Australia Council has awards that recognise the outstanding contributions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art in Australia.

The Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award recognises the contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists working in both traditional and contemporary media, and the quality and diversity of art produced in Australia.


The National Indigenous Music Awards is Australia’s most prominent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music awards event. Held in the Northern Territory, it celebrates the achievements and milestones in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music production.

Business and leadership

The Indigenous Governance Awards celebrate and promote Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples effectively making and implementing decisions to improve their communities, lives and futures.

The Queensland Reconciliation Awards recognise businesses, community organisations, educational institutions and partnerships fostering reconciliation in Queensland.


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Last updated:
26 October 2016
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