Improving Health and Wellbeing for LGBTIQ Peoples
This category is open to any organisations or individuals who run health and wellbeing initiatives/programs to improve the health of LGBTIQ communities.
Preventing Social Isolation in LGBTIQ Communities
This category is open to all organisations, including corporates, community and social groups who run initiatives/programs to reduce social isolation and build connections within LGBTIQ communities.
Excellence in LGBTIQ Small Business and Enterprise
This category is open to LGBTIQ-owned small businesses operating in Victoria (with under 100 employees) for outstanding achievement in business. The aim of this category is to highlight the contribution that is made by LGBTIQ-owned small businesses to their community.
Outstanding Advocacy of the year
This category is open to any organisation who run advocacy and/or social change campaigns to shift attitudes, beliefs and behaviours; through systems, processes and programs.
Outstanding LGBTIQ Media Reporting
Awarded to individuals who have delivered an exceptional piece of media reporting that either celebrates LGBTIQ communities, or sheds light on current LGBTIQ issues.
LGBTIQ Artist of the year
Awarded to a Victorian LGBTIQ individuals or groups who celebrate ‘queerness’ through their artistic pursuits.
Ally of the year
Awarded to individuals who do not identify as LGBTIQ but have made an outstanding contribution to support and celebrate LGBTIQ communities.
John Marriot LGBTIQ Sportsperson of the Year
Awarded to LGBTIQ individuals who have excelled in their sporting pursuits both on and beyond the sporting arena, and/or who have driven LGBTIQ inclusion in sport and physical activity.
LGBTIQ Volunteer of the year
To recognise the work of a Victorian LGBTIQ individual who has shown outstanding commitment through volunteer work in our community.
LGBTIQ Person of the Year
Awarded to a LGBTIQ individuals who have led the way in driving inclusion, building capacity and connection between LGBTIQ and broader communities.
LGBTIQ Rural and Regional Champion
Awarded to LGBTIQ individuals who have visibility in working to support the LGBTIQ community in rural and or regional Victoria. One champion will be selected from the rural and regional areas of Victoria.
NEW AWARD for 2021
Transgender Inclusion Award
Awarded to businesses who champion equity for sexually diverse (LGBQ) and gender diverse (Transgender, gender diverse, non-binary) people in the workplace.
16 August: Nominations close (11.59pm)
3 September: Finalists Announced by Media Release
15 October: Winners Announced at Awards Ceremony