Queensland Reconciliation Awards 2023

Queensland Government

Relevent Country: Australia

Nominations are now open for the Queensland Reconciliation Awards 2023 to recognize and celebrate inspiring initiatives for dedica
tion and unwavering commitment to reconciliation in Queensland.

Award Categories

Nominations are accepted in the following categories:

  • Business – Proudly supported by Bank of Queensland: For initiatives focussed on building economic growth, career development, workplace inclusion and diversified opportunities delivered by businesses operating in Queensland.
  • Partnership – Proudly supported by The Queensland University of Technology: For businesses, community organisations, educational institutions, government departments and public service offices or local councils working in partnership and operating in Queensland. Government departments and public service offices applying in this category must be able to demonstrate how the work undertaken within the partnership goes above and beyond their core business.
  • Community – Proudly supported by The University of Queensland: For initiatives focussed on improving community relations and engagement, and building social cohesion, delivered by not-for-profit community organisations or groups, and local councils operating in Queensland.
  • Health and wellbeing – Proudly supported by Santos: For health initiatives delivered by business, community, educational institutions, local government and organisations who partner with State Government located and operating in Queensland.
  • Premier’s Reconciliation Award: The Premier’s Reconciliation Award will be presented to a nominated initiative that has demonstrated innovative strategies and exceptional outcomes toward advancing reconciliation in Queensland.
  • Prize Details
  • The winner of each category will receive $5000 (excluding GST) prize money. Winning government entities are not eligible to claim the prize money.

Eligibility Criteria

Business

Nominations will only be accepted for the Business Award Category if the Initiative is carried out in Queensland by a Business.

  • The following are ineligible for consideration in the Business Award Category:
  • a Community organisation or Community group;
  • a local council;
  • an Educational Institution;
  • a State government department or public service office; and
  • any partnership between a Business

Community

  • Nominations will only be accepted for the Community Award Category if the Initiative is carried out in Queensland by a Community organisation, Community group or local council.
  • The following are ineligible for consideration in the Community Award Category:
  • a Business;
  • an Educational Institution;
  • a State government department or public service office; and
  • any partnership between a Community organisation, Community group or local council and an entity

Education

  • Nominations will only be accepted for the Education Award Category if the Initiative is carried out in Queensland by an Educational Institution located in Queensland.
  • The following are ineligible for consideration in the Education Award Category:
  • a Business;
  • a Community organisation or Community group;
  • a local council;
  • a State government department or public service office; and
  • any partnership between an Educational Institution and an entity

Health and wellbeing

  • Nominations will only be accepted for the Health and wellbeing Award Category if the Initiative is carried out in Queensland by:
  • a Business;
  • a Community organisation or Community group;
  • an Educational Institution;
  • a local council;
  • a State government department or public service office;
  • The following are ineligible for consideration in the Health and wellbeing Award Category:
  • any partnership between a Community organisation, Community group or local council and an entity

Partnership

  • Nominations will only be accepted for the Partnership Award Category if the Initiative is carried out in Queensland by:
  • a partnership comprising Businesses; Community organisations or Community groups; local councils; or Educational Institutions; or
  • a partnership comprising a State government department or public service office and one or more Business; Community organisation or Community group; local council; or Educational Institution.
  • A nomination involving a State government department or public service office will only be accepted if the department or public service office can clearly demonstrate how the Initiative goes above and beyond its core business.
  • State government departments and public service offices are only eligible for consideration in the Awards in a nomination made under the Health and wellbeing or Partnership Award Category.

Source: https://www.qld.gov.au/about/events-awards-honours/awards/reconciliation-awards