Indigenous Governance Awards

The winners and highly commended organisations of the 2022 Indigenous Governance Awards were announced on Wednesday 8 June at a ceremony at the ICC Sydney.

Judged on innovation, effectiveness, self-determination, sustainability, and cultural legitimacy, the winners demonstrated Indigenous-led excellence.

Read more about the winning organisations and what the judges had to say.

2022 Winners

2022 Winners

Judging Criteria and Prizes

Judging Criteria and Prizes

Judges

Judges

Past Winners

Past Winners

About the Awards

The Indigenous Governance Awards share and promote success from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and organisations around Australia.

There are three categories of Award for outstanding examples of governance in Indigenous-led organisations:

  • Projects or unincorporated initiatives or projects
  • Small to medium incorporated organisations
  • Large incorporated organisations


Reconciliation Australia and the BHP Foundation have proudly partnered to deliver the Indigenous Governance Awards since their inception in 2005.
In 2018 we welcomed the Australian Indigenous Governance Institute (AIGI) as co-host and we continue to work together around Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander governance and success.

Western Desert Dialysis’s Purple House, Category A Winner of the Indigenous Governance Awards 2016.