South Australia is incredibly fortunate to have the most resilient and amazing multicultural communities. It’s time to shine the light on individuals, teams and organisations who are making significant contributions to serve the diverse community, particularly during this ongoing challenging time of the pandemic.

The Governor’s Multicultural Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding South Australians who promote and support an inclusive and harmonious multicultural South Australia.

The awards are administered by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet through Multicultural Affairs. They are presented by the 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 close 5pm on Friday 8 October 2021, with winners announced in early 2022.

To view the Award guidelines and nominate online, visit

Alternatively, to request a hard copy nomination form, please email