Excellence in Small Business
Awarded to an LGBTIQ+ owned small business (with fewer than 100 employees) in Victoria, for outstanding achievement in business.
Awarded to businesses that champion equity for LGBTIQ+ people in the workplace.
Improving Health and Wellbeing
Open to organisations or individuals who run health and wellbeing initiatives and programs to improve the health of LGBTIQ+ communities.
Preventing Social Isolation
Awarded to an organisation - including corporates, community and social groups - who run initiatives or programs to reduce social isolation and build connections within LGBTIQ+ communities.
Awarded to an organisation for running advocacy or social change campaigns that shift attitudes, beliefs and behaviours - through systems, processes or programs - for the benefit of Victorian LGBTIQ+ communities.
Outstanding Contribution to the Arts
Awarded to a Victorian LGBTIQ+ individual or group who celebrate LGBTIQ+ communities through their artistic pursuits.
Outstanding Contribution to Media
Awarded to individuals or organisations who have delivered an exceptional piece of reporting, podcasts or other media activity that either celebrates LGBTIQ+ communities or sheds light on current LGBTIQ+ issues.
Outstanding Contribution to Sport
Awarded to LGBTIQ+ individuals, groups or organisations that have excelled in their sporting pursuits both in and beyond the sporting arena, or who have driven LGBTIQ+ inclusion in sport and physical activity.
Ally of the Year
Awarded to a person who does not identify as LGBTIQ+ but who has made an outstanding contribution to support and celebrate LGBTIQ+ communities.
Volunteer of the Year
Recognising the work of a Victorian LGBTIQ+ person who has shown outstanding commitment through volunteer work in our communities.
Person of the Year
Awarded to an LGBTIQ+ person who has led the way in driving inclusion, building capacity and connection between the LGBTIQ+ and broader communities.