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Nominations for 2022 ACFID Awards Open

Sep 11, 2022 | ACFID News

We have opened nominations for the prestigious ACFID Awards. These awards provide an important opportunity to recognise the achievements of those who have made a significant impact and difference in the aid and development sector. If you know of a member or person deserving of one of these awards, be sure to nominate them now.

The Sir Ron Wilson Human Rights Award is presented to an individual or organisation that:

  • Has made an outstanding contribution to advancing human rights in the international development sector.
  • Recognises voluntarism and looks for contribution above and beyond paid employment.

Read more and nominate here.

The Outstanding Contribution to the Sector Award is presented to an individual or organisation that:

  • Has made an outstanding contribution to the Australian aid and development NGO sector over an extended period of time.
  • Has made a substantial and sustained contribution to the whole sector – more than only within their own agency
  • Recognises voluntarism and looks for contribution above and beyond paid employment.

Read more and nominate here.

The ACFID Media Award will be presented to a journalist or journalistic team that has produced a single piece or series that:

  • Profiles with sensitivity and respect the issues and lives of people experiencing poverty and injustice; 
  • Shows an understanding of the complexity of humanitarian and/or development issues, and;
  • Is judged to have the potential to help expand the knowledge of the Australian public in relation to humanitarian and/or international development issues.     

Read more and nominate here.

Nominations for these awards close COB 3 October 2022. They will be announced at ACFID’s Annual General Meeting, to be held 2 November 2022.

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