Australia’s top Aboriginal organisations announced

A leading Central Australian women’s group and an up-and-coming theatre troupe from country Victoria have received top honours at the 2014 Indigenous Governance Awards. At a gala dinner at BHP Billiton’s headquarters in Melbourne, Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi Aboriginal Corporation from …

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Indigenous Governance Awards 2014

The Indigenous Governance Awards were created by Reconciliation Australia in partnership with BHP Billiton to identify, celebrate and promote effective Indigenous governance. The Awards 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, 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 2004 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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The Indigenous Governance Toolkit

The Indigenous Governance Toolkit

The toolkit stands alone as the only comprehensive and freely accessible online governance resource targeting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...
Sharing success: Stories from the Indigenous Governance Awards 2012

Sharing success: Stories from the Indigenous Governance Awards 2012

The Sharing Success report on the 2012 Indigenous Governance Awards profiles the 2012 finalists and includes findings from research undertaken...
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...
Sharing Success Workshops

Sharing Success Workshops

In 2007, 2009 and 2010 governance workshops were held at sites around the country to help bring the learnings and...