Aboriginal Reconciliation

NAIDOC WEEK

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

2021/2022 UPPER HUNTER NAIDOC WEEK AWARDS

The Upper Hunter NAIDOC Week Awards are held every two years to celebrate the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of the Upper Hunter.

Nominations have now closed. Winners will be announced at a special presentation evening on Friday 9 July 2021 at Club Singleton. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions,  the event will be invitation only with a limited capacity.

Award categories include:

  • Apprentice of the Year
  • Artist of the Year
  • Elder of the Year (Male + Female)
  • Posthumous Award
  • Professional Achievement
  • Junior Scholar of the Year (Male + Female)
  • Senior Scholar of the Year (Male + Female)
  • Junior Sportsperson (Male + Female)
  • Senior Sportsperson (Male + Female)
  • Volunteer of the Year (Male + Female)
  • Youth of the Year
  • Always Was Always Will Be Community Contribution