NAIDOC WEEK 7-14 JULY 2019
Caring for Country Award
Caring for Country Award

The Caring for Country Award recognises the contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities who care for Country – the land, waters and all living things – conserving our biodiversity and protecting our environment for future generations.This Award nomination is open to an individual, a community or a project.

Please use the following selection criteria to nominate an individual, community or project for the Caring for Country Award:

  1. Demonstrated accomplishments in relation to caring for Country
  2. Demonstrated engagement with community and/or other stakeholders
  3. Demonstrated leadership in caring for Country
  4. Demonstrated benefits to Country
  5. Demonstrated benefits to community
  • If a nominating a project, please provide details of the project and the people involved.
  • If you are nominating a community project, please provide details about the community.
  • Please note that if the nomination is successful, only two representatives will be invited to attend the National NAIDOC Awards Ceremony held in Canberra on Saturday 6 July 2019.

Inspiration past winners include the Manymak Energy Efficiency Project and the Minjerribah Moorgumpin Elders-in-Council Aboriginal Corporation. Find out more about the 2018 winner Mungalla Aboriginal Business Corporation who incorporate a viable cattle station with cultural and eco-tourism activities.