Nominations are now open for the 2013 Migration and Settlement Awards, hosted by the Migration Council Australia (MCA). The Awards showcase the work of organisations and individuals that assist new migrants and refugees to settle, to feel included and to participate.
The judging panel for the awards is: Ms Naomi Milgrom AO; Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston AC, AFC (Ret’d); Dr Helen Szoke; Judge Rauf Soulio; and Dr Hass Dellall OAM.
This is the first time Australia has had awards to recognise the good works of those who have developed programs and initiatives to include migrants and refugees and to make them feel welcome.
Nominations are being sought for organisations and individuals from a range of areas including business, sport, the community sector, media and the law.
This awards categories are:
- Award for Settlement Innovation
- Award for Case Worker of the Year
- Award for Journalism Excellence
- Business Inclusion Award
- Award for Sports Leadership
- Award for Diversity and the Law
- Lifetime Achievement Award
Nominations close 5pm, Friday 8 February 2013. You can make a nomination online by clicking here
Winners will be announced at a Gala Dinner, to be held in the Great Hall of Parliament House on 18 March 2013.
Contact MCA Media: 02 6162 0361 or MCA CEO Carla Wilshire: 0409 363 888