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NSW Premier's Multicultural Community Medals

Honouring outstanding contributions by migrants and those that work in the Multicultural field

 

 

Judging Criteria:

  • Why is the nominee’s work considered to be above and beyond the call of duty?

  • How has the nominee’s contribution been recognised by their community?

  • For how long or to what level has the nominee contributed to the community?
Community Medals lead article

The Premier’s Multicultural Community Medals and the Multicultural Honour Roll highlight the outstanding contribution of migrants, and those who work in the multicultural field, to NSW.

Nominations are now open until Monday 9 December 2019.

 

The Premier’s Multicultural Community Medals

The Premier’s Multicultural Community Medals recognise outstanding achievement in the following categories:

Lifetime Community Service

This award recognises an individual’s commitment to community service within a migrant community. The contribution will have had a significant and lasting impact on the social or cultural wellbeing of the community that spans over 30 years.

Youth

This award recognises a person under the age of 25 who has helped create, welcome and support inter-cultural connections and understanding between people from diverse backgrounds.

Arts and Culture

This award recognises the achievements of an individual who has promoted cultural understanding, and artistic endeavours within or between communities of different cultural and/or linguistic backgrounds.

NSW Human Rights Award

This prestigious medal recognises an individual who has made a lasting and meaningful contribution to advancing human rights in NSW.

Regional Unity

This award recognises the contribution of an individual who has significantly benefited the economic, social and cultural wellbeing and unity of a regional community. For the purpose of this award ‘regional’, is defined as being outside the greater metropolitan area of Sydney.

Stepan Kerkyasharian AO Community Medal

This award recognises an individual’s contribution and achievement in facilitating and promoting social cohesion, understanding and acceptance between members of different cultural or faith communities in NSW. This medal winner is determined by the Premier of NSW and Minister for Multiculturalism.

Business Excellence – Corporate

This award recognising the outstanding achievements of a business in creating employment or other opportunities that value and promote diversity and inclusion.

Business Excellence – Not for Profit

This award recognises the outstanding achievements of a not for profit who has promoted diversity and inclusion in their programming.

Business Excellence – Local Government

This award recognises the outstanding achievements of a Local Government organisation who has worked to develop and support a diverse local community.

Sports

This award recognises the achievements of an individual or sporting code who has promoted cultural understanding and sporting endeavours within or between communities of different cultural and/or linguistic backgrounds.

Language Services Medal

This award recognises the achievements of an interpreter or translator for the role they play in ensuring that the community of NSW has access to essential information and services.