Congratulations to the finalists of the 2019 Governor’s Multicultural Awards.

Banner; Governor's Multicultural Awards 2019 FinalistsThe Governor’s Multicultural Awards recognise and celebrate South Australians who promote multiculturalism and increase the understanding of the benefits of cultural diversity in our community.

The finalists for the 2019 awards are:


  • Mrs Dora Abbas
  • Mr Ibrahim Ali
  • Mr Mario Bianca
  • Mrs Chye Yah Catherine Chong
  • Miss Nibir Chowdhury
  • Mr Renato Despoja
  • Ms Carmen Garcia
  • Mr Giuseppe Geracitano
  • Mr Sayed Mansoor Hashimi
  • Mrs Constance Jones
  • Mr Stefan Landherr
  • Ms Sue Panagaris
  • Mr Mohammad Zubair Safi
  • Ms Emily Tulloch
  • Mr Alirio Zavarce


  • Adelaide Festival Centre’s OzAsia Festival
  • Flinders University
  • Grandparents for Grandchildren
  • Department of Human Services’ Interpreting and Translating Centre
  • Migration Museum
  • Radio Italiana 531
  • South Australian National Football League
  • The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre

The winners will be announced in late March 2020.

For more information about the awards and past award recipients, see Governor’s Multicultural Awards.