2019 Governor’s Multicultural Awards

Winners of the 2019 Governor’s Multicultural Awards were announced by His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia, on Wednesday 20 May 2020.

Eleven award recipients were chosen from 24 finalists across nine award categories:

  • Outstanding Individual Achievement Award: Mrs Chye Yah Catherine Chong and Ms Carmen Garcia (joint winners)
  • Arts and Culture Award: Adelaide Festival Centre’s OzAsia Festival
  • Community Sector Award: Mrs Constance Jones and The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre (joint winners)
  • Media Award: Radio Italiana 531
  • Private Sector Award: South Australian National Football League
  • Public Sector Award: The History Trust of SA’s Migration Museum
  • Senior Volunteer Award: Mrs Dora Abbas
  • Volunteer Award: Mr Giuseppe Geracitano
  • Youth Award: Miss Nibir Chowdhury

Achievements of the 2019 award recipients and finalists

Governor's Multicultural Awards 2019 winners summary (PDF, 65.1 KB)

Governor's Multicultural Awards 2019 finalists (PDF, 51.0 KB)

Previous Governor's Multicultural Awards

Established in 2008, the Governor’s Multicultural Awards have recognised and celebrated many South Australian individuals, organisations and communities since.

You can read more about the achievements of the previous award recipients:

Governor's Multicultural Awards 2018 winners summary (PDF, 57.8 KB)

Governor's Multicultural Awards 2018 finalists (PDF, 51.7 KB)

Governor's Multicultural Awards 2017 winners summary (PDF, 54.2 KB)

Governor's Multicultural Awards 2017 media release