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NAIDOC SA Award Nomination Form

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NAIDOC SA Award Nomination Form

 NAIDOC is a time of celebration for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and provides an opportunity to showcase cultural heritage and achievements.
The NAIDOC Awards recognise the achievements and contributions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in their chosen field.

If you know an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person who deserves to be recognised for their contribution, whether it be; providing leadership, promoting culture or community development, please complete the nomination form for the South Australian NAIDOC Awards.

All Award recipients will receive a decorative award and a voucher or equivalent, valued at five hundred dollars. Entries for NAIDOC SA Awards close on Wednesday 23rd June 2021.

Guidelines For Eligibility (Excluding Business Of The Year / Caring For Country / LGBTIQ Person Of The Year / Lifetime Achievement)

Please nominate individuals by using the following selection criteria:

  1. Nominees for NAIDOC SA Awards must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
  2. Applicants for the Young Person of the Year Award must be aged between 17-25 years of age.
  3. Applicants for the Elder of the Year Award must be aged 60 years and over.
  4. The Scholar of the Year Award will be judged on achievement in secondary and tertiary achievement.
  5. Nominees for the Apprenticeship / Traineeship Award must have completed their formal Apprenticeship / Traineeship or comparable training in the 12 months prior to NAIDOC Week 2021. Proof of completion should be included.
  6. Only visual or performing artists including musicians are eligible for the Artist of the Year.
  7. Presentation of the NAIDOC 2021 Awards will be made at the South Australian NAIDOC Awards Luncheon at the Adelaide Convention Centre on  Monday 5th July 2021 at 12:00 noon  -  this event will be invitation-only due to COVID-19 restrictions.
  8. Award recipients are required to be available for photos and media opportunities.

 


Details Of The Person Completing This Form:

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Details Of The Person Being Nominated (excluding Business):

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Details Of The Business Being Nominated:

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Checklist:
1. Name the person / business above and provide all contact details.
2. Indicate what award you are nominating for (Check guidelines for eligibility first).
3. Provide a summary and any support material for the person you are nominating.
4. Submit nomination in by Wednesday 23rd June 2021

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Application And Selection Criteria (Excluding Business Of The Year / Caring For Country / LGBTIQ Person Of The Year / Lifetime Achievement)

Please provide a 250-word (half-page) summary of the nominee addressing the criteria below and attach any qualifications or supporting documentation.

  • Demonstrated excellence in their nominated category• The individual’s status as an inspirational role model for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and/or the broader Australian population
  • Demonstrated leadership within their community or field
  • The individual’s future aspirations
  • Demonstrated commitment to personal/vocational/career development
  • Elders must be aged 60 years or over
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Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander Business Of The Year Selection Criteria

Please respond to the criteria below and attach any supporting documentation.

  • Demonstration of good business practices
  • Customer Service
  • Innovative and creative promotion of business
  • Financial Credibility
  • Longevity of business in the community
  • Growth and Development
  • Commitment to staff development
  • Relationship to staff
  • Active community members
  • Support of local charitable
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Caring For Country Award Selection Criteria

Please respond to the criteria below and attach any supporting documentation.

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Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex & Queer) Person Of The Year Selection Criteria

This Award aims to recognise an outstanding LGBTIQ Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander person who has contributed to the advancement of issues and made a difference to our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQ Community members.
Please respond to the criteria below.

  • Nominee is LGBTIQ Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander person
  • Demonstrated Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander community involvement and commitment at the local, regional, state-wide and /or national levels.
  • Demonstrated LGBTIQ community involvement and commitment at the local, regional, state-wide and /or national levels
  • The individual is recognised as an inspirational role model for Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander peoples and or Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQ peoples
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Lifetime Achievement Award Eligibility

Please respond to the criteria below and attach any supporting documentation.

  • Demonstrated community involvement and commitment at the local, regional, state-wide and/ or national levels
  • The individual’s contribution is worthy of being recognised, and they have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills
  • The individual is an inspirational role model for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the broader Australian population
  • The individual’s achievements and commitment span many years
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