The 2019 Governor’s Multicultural Awards are now open!

The 2019 Governor’s Multicultural Awards are now open!

These important awards recognise and celebrate South Australians who promote multiculturalism and increase the understanding of the benefits of cultural diversity in our community.

South Australians are encouraged to nominate an individual or organisation that is passionate about making a positive contribution and promoting our culturally diverse state.

The awards are administered by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet through Multicultural Affairs. They are presented by His Excellency, the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia, on the advice of an independent judging panel.

The award categories are:

  • Outstanding individual achievement
  • Arts and culture
  • Community sector
  • Media
  • Private sector
  • Public sector
  • Senior volunteer
  • Volunteer
  • Youth.

Nominations are open until 5pm Friday 11 October 2019.

2019 Governor’s Multicultural Awards Nomination Guidelines (PDF, 107.0 KB)

To nominate an individual or organisation, please complete the online nomination form.

Alternatively, a hard copy nomination form can be obtained by emailing

Winners will be announced at a ceremony in early 2020 at Government House to celebrate South Australia’s cultural diversity.