The Governor’s Multicultural Awards celebrate South Australians who promote multiculturalism and increase understanding of the benefits of cultural diversity in our community.

Held annually, the awards are administered by Multicultural Affairs and presented by the Governor of South Australia on the advice of an independent judging panel.

2018 Awards

The 2018 Governor’s Multicultural Awards are now closed.

Winners will be announced in early 2019 at a ceremony at Government House to celebrate South Australia’s cultural diversity. Results will be published online after the event.

Award categories:

  • Outstanding individual achievement
  • Arts and culture
  • Community sector
  • Media
  • Private sector
  • Public sector
  • Senior volunteer
  • Volunteer
  • Youth.

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 most recent award recipients in the 2017 award winners summary and Media Release.

Photos from past presentation ceremonies are available online. View our Flickr account.