QRC Indigenous Awards
An annual awards event to celebrate Indigenous participation in the sector
2019 QRC Indigenous Awards
The QRC Indigenous Awards celebrates the contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to the resources sector along with excellence in economic participation initiatives.
The awards are presented in Brisbane during National Reconciliation Week and provide the opportunity to showcase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander role models and ambassadors in the Queensland resources sector.
Now in its sixth consecutive year, the 2019 Awards will be held on Monday 27 May.
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Indigenous Awards
Nominations are invited across the following award categories:
Indigenous Advocacy Award | Recognises Indigenous or non-Indigenous individuals who have demonstrated an outstanding effort to encourage, promote and advocate for increasing Indigenous participation within the resources sector.
Exceptional Indigenous Person in Queensland Resources Award | Recognises exceptional achievement by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person working with the Queensland resources sector in any occupation or profession.
Exceptional Indigenous Business in Queensland Resources Award | Recognises exceptional achievement by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander business supplying the Queensland resources sector.
Best Company Indigenous Employment and Training Initiative Award | Recognises companies that have developed and maintained strategies that enhance the attraction and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in either the resources industry or broader economy.
Best Company Indigenous Procurement Initiative Award | Recognises companies that have developed and maintained strategies that increased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business participation within resources sector supply chains or programs to support business development and capability in the broader economy.
Exceptional Indigenous Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) Student Award | Recognises exceptional achievement by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait student at a QMEA school who has shown significant promise and passion for a career in the Queensland resources sector.
- Click here to download brochure outlining nomination process, categories and other details
- Click here to view the 2019 conditions of entry
Nominations close Friday 5 April 2019.
Recipients will be announced at a ceremony on 27 May 2019, during National Reconciliation Week. Read about the 2018 winners and finalists