The strength of a nation can be measured by the harmony of its communities. This category focusses on small and medium-sized businesses making a positive impact on their communities in a way that benefits each and every citizen.
If you’re achieving one or more of the following Category examples, consider nominating and entering your business for this Award.
For businesses actively enhancing community cohesion by supporting Australia’s most vulnerable citizens.
For business’s whose day-to-day operations include providing care and education in a way that helps the community thrive.
For businesses who fight for, embrace and promote the community’s array of cultures to create a welcome and more inclusive environment for all.
For businesses striking a balance of preserving and promoting awareness of our rich multi-cultural society in a way that holistically benefits the community.
For businesses built around educating and training people to advocate for and create greater social cohesion.
The West Australian Shalom Group Inc runs Shalom House, a residential rehabilitation centre. The program focuses on restoration and reintegration, and everyone leaves 100% debt free, with a current drivers’ license, a car, and full-time work.
Employ for Ability is an innovative social purpose business focused on improving the employment rate of people on the autism spectrum, one placement at a time. By doing so, Employ for Ability seeks to change the conversation from disability to ability.
Renew IT helps businesses achieve their carbon zero goals, by buying back redundant IT hardware. The hardware either finds a new home or is broken down responsibly, giving companies a return on IT without compromising data.
Established in 1992, Ikuntji Artists Aboriginal Corporation was the first art centre established by women in the Western Desert Art Movement. Today Ikuntji Artists Aboriginal Corporation are represented in galleries and institutions in Australia and around the world.
To enter, the following set of eligibility criteria that must be met. Each category also has specific criteria requirements too. If you have any questions about these conditions or eligibility please contact us.
Nominations for the 2023 program have now closed, but don't worry - we accept nominations all year round, so you can always nominate for the next program.
13 July - 3 August
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6 September – 26 September
If your Stage 2 entry is successful, you will be able to participate in Stage 3. Click below for details on category information, selection criteria and eligibility.