Indigenous Governance Awards recognise outstanding organisations
Aboriginal organisations have been recognised for their role in supporting their communities at the 2012 Indigenous Governance Awards held in Melbourne today.
The Indigenous Governance Awards were created by Reconciliation Australia in partnership with BHP Billiton to identify, celebrate and promote effective Indigenous governance.
The NPY Women’s Council won the award in the Indigenous Incorporated category for its strong leadership in promoting the health, safety and culture of women in the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara lands.
In a newly created awards category, the Yiriman Project was recognised in the Indigenous non-corporate organisations or projects category for its youth program in the Kimberley.
This year more than 100 applications were received for the Indigenous Governance Awards, more than tripling the number of applications in 2010.Tweet