Who's Your Community Hero?

HONOUR AWARDS CATEGORIES

All awards recognise the work of a person or organisation that has provided leadership or achieved outstanding success within the LGBTI community in NSW or has provided excellent service or made a significant contribution to the LGBTI community in NSW.

Business Award (Presented by Sydney Gay and Lesbian Business Association)

This award recognises the work of a person or commercial/for profit organisation that has provided leadership or achieved outstanding success within the LGBTI community OR has provided excellent service or made a significant contribution to the LGBTI community in the fields of business, finance, retail, commerce and/or industry.

  • Eligible Entity: Person or commercial/for profit organisation 
  • Eligible Fields: Business, finance, commerce and/or industry

Media Award (Presented by Dowson Turco Lawyers)

This award recognises the work of a person that has provided leadership or achieved outstanding success within the LGBTI community OR has provided excellent service or made a significant contribution to the LGBTI community in media including print, broadcast, online and/or social media.

  • Eligible Entity: Person 
  • Eligible Fields: Print, broadcast, online and/or social media
  • This is a national award. 

Arts and Entertainment Award (Presented by Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras)

This award recognises the work of a person or organisation that has provided leadership or achieved outstanding success within the LGBTI community OR has provided excellent service or made a significant contribution to the LGBTI community in the creative industries, arts, popular culture and/or entertainment.

  • Eligible Entity: Person or organisation
  • Eligible Fields: Creative industries, arts, popular culture and/or entertainment.

Visual Arts Award (Cayte Latta Memorial Award)

This award, with a cash prize of $1000, recognises outstanding achievement in the field of visual art that expresses, interprets or explores issues or themes affecting the LGBTI community. The award is a national award and is open to all residents of Australia.

  • Eligible Entity: Person
  • Eligible Fields: Photography, painting, drawing, video, filmmaking, printmaking and graphic design.

Artists can submit entries of previous work or work specifically created for the Award. Any images should be uploaded at time of submission or a link should be provided under the Supporting Statement section of the online Nomination Form. A body of work can be submitted but artists should nominate one particular work that can be considered independently.

Health and Wellbeing Award (Presented by GLYDE Health)

This award recognises the work of a person or organisation that has provided leadership or achieved outstanding success within the LGBTI community OR has provided excellent service or made a significant contribution to the LGBTI community in the fields of medicine, healthcare, spirituality, sport, education, research and/or advocacy.

  • Eligible Entity: Person or organisation
  • Eligible Fields: Medicine, healthcare, spirituality, sport, education, research and/or advocacy

Community Organisation Award 

This award recognises the work of a community/not for profit organisation which has provided leadership or achieved outstanding success within the LGBTI community OR has provided excellent service or made a significant contribution to the LGBTI community.   

  • Eligible Entity: Community/not for profit organisation
  • Eligible Fields: Any

Young Achiever Award (Presented by people2people)

This award recognises the work of a person aged 30 yeas and or under who has provided leadership or achieved outstanding success within the LGBTI community OR has provided excellent service or made a significant contribution to the LGBTI community.   

  • Eligible Entity: Person aged 30 years or under
  • Eligible Fields: Any

HIV Hero Award (Presented by ACON)

This award recognises the work of a person or organisation that has provided leadership or achieved outstanding success within the LGBTI community OR has provided excellent service or made a significant contribution to the LGBTI community in the areas of HIV prevention, support, advocacy, care, treatment and/or research. 

  • Eligible Entity: Person or organisation
  • Eligible Fields: HIV prevention, support, advocacy, care, treatment and/or research

Community Hero Award (Presented by SBS)

This award recognises the work of a person who has provided leadership or achieved outstanding success within the GLBT community OR who has provided excellent service or made a significant contribution to the GLBT community in any capacity.

  • Eligible Entity: Person
  • Eligible Fields: Any

We look forward to receiving your nomination. For tip on writing a nomination, click here.