Recognising the ways Victorians strengthen multiculturalism

Victorian Multicultural Awards for Excellence recognise the outstanding achievements of people and organisations who strengthen multiculturalism across 15 categories.

The awards are proudly coordinated by the Victorian Multicultural Commission and nominations are open until Sunday 12 September 2021 (External link)

Included in the 15 categories:

Emergency Services Award (External link)

The Multicultural Award for Excellence in Emergency Services recognises people, units, clubs or stations working or volunteering for Victoria’s emergency services that promote and champion diversity and/or address the specific needs of multicultural communities.

Community Response and Recovery Award (External link)

The Multicultural Award for Excellence in Community Response and Recovery recognises people, groups or organisations that have directly supported multicultural communities impacted by a crisis, or people, groups or organisations of diverse backgrounds that have volunteered to support crisis response and recovery efforts in Victoria.

This award category was introduced in 2020 to acknowledge the remarkable efforts of those who have assisted during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Other award categories:

  • Premier's Award for Community Harmony
  • Media Award
  • Business Award
  • Police Awards
  • Local Government Award
  • Youth Leadership Award
  • Community Innovation Award
  • Education Awards
  • Refugee Advocacy Award
  • Sport Award
  • Arts Award
  • Health Award
  • Justice Award