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The following categories are only open to multicultural media.

Best Investigative Story

A story that investigates an issue overlooked by mainstream media, or that has great community impact.

Best Editorial/Commentary

An editorial or commentary that presents a convincing and compelling perspective on an issue of importance to the community.

Best Image

An image that makes a strong statement or commentary on multiculturalism. Inclusion of the photographer’s or artist’s name is compulsory.

Best News Report

The creative use of news media to report on community issues.

Best Radio Report

The creative use of radio media to report on community issues.

Best Community TV or Community Radio Report

The creative use of community radio or TV media to report on community issues.

Best Use of Social and Digital Media

The creative use of new media to report on community issues.

Best Print Publication (Submit three hard copies)

The use of typography, art, images and layout in conveying the publication’s editorial message.

Best Creative and Innovative Design

The use of typography, art, images and layout in conveying the publication’s editorial message.

Emerging Journalist of the Year (Under 30)

For excellence in implementing the fundamental principles of journalism, exceptional writing skills, and the ability to produce work that pushes the boundaries of the profession.

Lifetime Achievement Award

The Judging Panel may decide to honour an individual with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
By discretion of the Judging Panel

The following categories are open to all media

Best Long Form Feature

An article that explores an issue in depth or tells a story arising from the cultural diversity of Australian society in a fresh or innovative way.

Best story on cultural diversity

An article that analyses, amplifies, promotes the benefits or questions aspects of cultural diversity or policies of multiculturalism.

Student Award

Best Student Work Promoting Harmony and Cultural Diversity
The best piece of student journalism promoting community harmony and cultural diversity.
Open to high school, university, TAFE and private college students in NSW