Indigenous Governance Awards

For the safety of finalists and their communities, the 2021 Indigenous Governance Awards have been postponed until May 2022, with judging to start in February 2022.

This will ensure that the judging panel has appropriate time and access to visit and thoroughly evaluate each finalist.

Updates and information on the finalists and judging process soon to come.

Finalists Announcement coming soon!

Finalists Announcement coming soon!

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.