Winners announced for the Indigenous Governance Awards 2016.

Western Desert Dialysis and Murdi Paaki Regional Assembly win in the Awards, and show how Indigenous-led organisations and initiatives continue to drive self-determination and reconciliation.

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Indigenous Governance Awards 2016

The Indigenous Governance Awards (IGAs) were created by Reconciliation Australia in partnership with BHP Billiton to identify, celebrate and promote effective Indigenous governance. The IGAs are about sharing success from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and organisations around Australia and showcasing how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are driving change on the ground.

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Past finalists

The Indigenous Governance Awards are all about identifying, analysing and promoting high achieving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations. Our past finalists are exceptionally well run organisations making a difference in their communities. They are led by visionary and highly able leaders.

Finalists

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Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi Aboriginal Corporation

2014 winner Category A Category  A – incorporated organisations    “Women are strong with their culture and knowledge, with the language and with ceremonies as well...
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Girringun Aboriginal Corporation

2014 highly commended Category A Category A – incorporated organisations   “The Girringun mob are all about looking after and managing their own country in their own...
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The Marruk Project

2014 winner Category B Category B – non-incorporated projects    “Marruk is about celebrating diversity and creating a space where the community can...
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Muntjiltjarra Wurrgumu Group

2014 highly commended Category B Category B – non-incorporated projects    “The group’s work shows what can be achieved if we are willing to...

Resources

The Awards themselves are only part of the Reconciliation Australia and BHP Billiton Indigenous governance program. Since 2005, we’ve brought together learnings from our outstanding IGA finalists, as well as findings from other broad ranging research to assist organisations, communities and groups to build and strengthen their governance.

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Voices Of Our Success- Executive Overview

Voices Of Our Success- Executive Overview

Sharing the stories and analysis from the 2014 Indigenous Governance Awards
Indigenous Governance Awards 2014 souvenir booklet

Indigenous Governance Awards 2014 souvenir booklet

Take a moment to read about our 2014 IGA finalists. These eight finalists were selected by our judging panel from...
The Indigenous Community Governance Project

The Indigenous Community Governance Project

The Indigenous Community Governance Project, a partnership between the Australian National University’s Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) and...