The Local Government Regional NAIDOC Week Awards honour and acknowledge outstanding achievement by Aboriginal people and organisations within our regional community, celebrating the best of Aboriginal talent, culture and community.
As part of our commitment to Aboriginal Australians, Wollongong City Council, Shellharbour City Council, Kiama Municipal Council and Shoalhaven City Council organise this event each year to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
The awards are held in July and rotate between each council area.
Shoalhaven City Council will host the awards this year on Saturday 18 July at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre.
Nominations are now open for the 2015 Regional NAIDOC Awards and will close on Friday 4 July 2014
Nominations will be received for the following categories:
- Elder of the Year (Female & Male)
- Community Representative of the Year
- Young Achiever of the Year (Female & Male)
- Worker of the Year
- Organisation of the Year
- Outstanding Contribution to Reconciliation
To access the 2015 Nomination forms click on the link below