His Excellency the Governor is proud to support outstanding achievers within the South Australian community through the presentation of the following annual awards.
The Governor’s Multicultural Awards
The Governor’s Multicultural Awards recognise and celebrate South Australians who promote multiculturalism and increase the understanding of the benefits of cultural diversity in our community.
The awards are administered by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet through Multicultural Affairs. They are presented by His Excellency the Governor on the advice of an independent judging panel.
Nomination for these awards are currently open. For further information, please click here. (https://dpc.sa.gov.au/responsibilities/multicultural-affairs/events/the-governors-multicultural-awards)
The Governor’s Aboriginal Youth Awards
The Governor’s Aboriginal Youth Awards recognise young Aboriginal South Australians, aged between 15 and 29 years, who are showing potential and determination to achieve success, or who are excelling in their chosen field in one of three areas: Sport, Arts and Higher Education.
The Awards are delivered through a partnership between the Department of the Premier and Cabinet’s Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation division and the Office of the Governor.
Nominations for these awards are currently closed, but will open again in 2020. For further information, please click here. (https://www.dpc.sa.gov.au/responsibilities/aboriginal-affairs-and-reconciliation/governors-aboriginal-youth-awards)
The Governor’s Civics Awards for Schools
The Governor’s Civics Awards for Schools provide the opportunity for young South Australians to develop their understanding of the role citizenship plays in a multicultural and democratic society.
The inaugural awards in 2019 have two categories: an individual and a group award for Year 5 students. In 2020, the awards will expand to include students from Years 5-12.
All schools within the Department for Education, Catholic Education and Independent Schools are eligible to take part. The awards are delivered through a partnership with the Department for Education and the Office of the Governor, and judged by an independent reference group.
Nomination for these awards are currently open. For further information, please click here. (https://www.education.sa.gov.au/governors-civics-awards-schools)