The Indigenous Governance Awards (the Awards) are conducted by Reconciliation Australia ABN 76 092 919 769 Old Parliament House, King George Terrace, Parkes ACT
By submitting an entry:
Instructions on the process to enter the Awards are outlined at www.reconciliation.org.au/iga and form part of these terms and conditions.
Eligibility and judging
To be eligible for an award, the organisation, project or initiative must:
o an Indigenous organisation (incorporated under legislation) operating at a community, regional or national level that is Indigenous controlled and that has been in existence since at least January 2013 (three years) to enter in Category A of the Awards, or
o an Indigenous project or initiative operating at a community, regional or national level that is Indigenous-led and not directly incorporated under legislation to enter in Category B of the Awards.
Reconciliation Australia reserves the right to declare any entry ineligible and any award invalid if the organisation, project or initiative:
The Judging Panel’s decision with respect to the award winners will be made by its own sole and complete discretion.
The Judging Panel will not enter into correspondence regarding the winning entry. Once the award has been accepted by the winner, the award is final (subject to all Terms and Conditions).
Up to eight finalists will be invited to attend the Indigenous Governance Awards dinner in 2016 (location, date and time TBC), where the winner will be announced.
The winner in each of Category A and Category B will receive $20,000 (ex. GST) in prize money to be used towards the betterment of the organisation and for business related purposes.
The highly commended organisation in each of Category A and Category B will receive $10,000 (ex. GST) in prize money to be used towards the betterment of the organisation and for business related purposes. The payment of cash prizes will be made within two (2) weeks of the awards announcement and upon Reconciliation Australia receiving a tax invoice from the winning organisations.
The total prize pack for each of the eight finalists (excluding the prizes for the winners of Category A and B) includes:
The prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.
The finalists will be notified by phone and in writing in October 2016 by a representative of Reconciliation Australia.
Reconciliation Australia collects personal information and other information relating to entrants’ operations in order to administer the Awards, judge entries and present prizes. Information is collected in various ways, including through the Awards entry form, at site visits, and in interactions with entrants.
Reconciliation Australia may disclose information collected to the judges of the Awards, as well as third party service providers contracted to assist to administer the Awards. Third parties will be permitted to obtain only the information they need to deliver the service.
Marketing and promotion
Reconciliation Australia reserves the right to use any entries, photographs, media, logos and/or articles of the finalists and winners of the Awards for promotional purposes.
Reconciliation Australia will contact the finalists/winners to obtain their approval to use any entries, photographs, media, logos and /or articles for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes in any media with or without any further reference, payment or other compensation to the finalists/winners.