Residents are being encouraged to recognise the achievements and contributions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Campbelltown by nominating them for the Macarthur NAIDOC Awards 2020.
Due to the current COVID-19 health situation, a date has not yet been set for the Macarthur NAIDOC Awards night but people are still encouraged to nominate.
Mayor George Brticevic said the awards were a way of celebrating those Aboriginal and Torres Strait community members and workers who are committed to supporting the community.
“Our city is a proud home to one of the largest urban populations of Aboriginal people in Australia and every day there is great work happening within that community to enhance their strengths and through culture, encourage growth,” Cr Brticevic said.
“Now more than ever, it is important that we recognise those people in our community who go above and beyond to make a positive and meaningful impact on the lives of others,” he said.
Awards are open in the following categories:
- Outstanding Service to the Community ( Aboriginal Volunteer)
- Outstanding Service to the Community (Aboriginal Worker)
- Outstanding Service to the Community (Aboriginal Group)
- Outstanding Service to the Community (Aboriginal Elder)
- Outstanding Service to the Community (Aboriginal Organisation or Aboriginal Team within a non-Aboriginal Organisation)
- Outstanding Personal Commitment to Reconciliation (Aboriginal or non-Aboriginal)
- Outstanding Commitment to Reconciliation (Aboriginal or non-Aboriginal Organisation)
Only one nomination can be submitted per category.
Nomination forms are available at Council’s website or residents can contact the Civic Events team on 4645 4720.