ACT Multicultural Awards

Nominations for the 2016 ACT Multicultural Awards have closed.

These  awards celebrate outstanding contribution made by people and organisations in  promoting and strengthening our multicultural community.  

If  you wish to speak to  someone, you can contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs on  6207 8698 or email CommunityParticipation@act.gov.au

2015 Multicultural Awards winners

  • Business Enterprise Award - Premier Capital Properties
  • Community Organisation Award - Health Care Consumers' Association of the ACT
  • Education Award - Bunyarra Children's Centre
  • Media Award - Helen Musa
  • Multicultural Advocate of the Year Award  - Dr Krishna Nadimpalli
  • Multicultural Young Person of the Year Award - Jeeven Nadankumar
  • Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award - Mohammed Ali

2014 Multicultural Awards winners

  • ACT Multicultural Centenary Advocate of the Year: Mr Raj Satija
  • Community Organisation of the Year Award: Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services of the ACT Inc (MARSS)
  • Education Award: Charnwood - Dunlop School
  • Public Sector Award: ACT Health Directorate
  • Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award: Mrs Raewyn Bastion

2013 Multicultural Awards winners

  • ACT Multicultural Centenary Advocate of the Year: Marion Le
  • Business Enterprise of the Year Award: Canberra CBD Limited
  • Community Organisation of the Year - Highly Commended Award: Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services of the ACT Inc. (MARSS
  • Community Organisation of the Year Award - Overall Winner:Canberra Islamic Centre (CIC)
  • Education Award:Aranda Primary School - EALD Teaching Team
  • Media Award:Mr Victor Marillanca
  • Public Sector Award: Gungahlin, Tuggeranong and West Belconnen Child and Family Centres, Community Services Directorate
  • Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award: Ebenezer Banful

2012 Multicultural Awards winners

  • Multicultural Advocate of the Year:Mr Deepak-Raj Gupta
  • Business Employer of the Year Award: Habitat Personnel
  • Community Organisation of the Year Award: Companion House Assisting Survivors of Torture and Trauma for the work of their Community Development Team
  • Education Award: Dickson College
  • Media Award: ACT Electoral Commission
  • Public Sector Award: Dickson College
  • Outstanding Volunteer of the Year: Mrs Shin Thu Gay

2011 ACT Multicultural Award Winners

  • Wolf Blass Multicultural Award for Private Enterprise: Fyshwick Fresh Food Market
  • Multicultural Award in Media: Radio 1 CMS and the Ethnic Broadcasters’ Council of the ACT and Surrounding District Inc
  • Multicultural Award for Community Organisation: Canberra Multicultural Community Forum
  • Multicultural Award for Public Sector: Housing ACT
  • Multicultural Award for Education: Canberra Institute of Technology Vocational College
  • Multicultural Award for Outstanding Volunteer: Ms Chin Wong
  • Multicultural Award for Multicultural Advocate of the Year: Ms Sela Taufa