Awards and Sponsorships
The Community Relations Commission’s awards and sponsorship program promotes the advancement of multiculturalism in NSW and contributes to the enrichment of all sections of society through the benefits of cultural diversity.
The Annual Premier’s Multicultural Awards and Medals Program, announced in early 2012, is designed to recognise the achievements of all migrants in New South Wales. It honours the work of individuals, organisations and business in promoting and contributing to community service and harmony, cultural exchange and economic relations between New South Wales and multicultural communities.
The Premier’s Multicultural Media Awards acknowledge the important role mutlicultural media plays in our society. The Awards have been established to recognise excellence amongst journalists, photographers, editors and publishers in ethnic print, broadcasting and online media.
The National Multicultural Marketing Awards encourage and reward the efforts of businesses and organisations that focus on the cultural diversity of Australia in their overall marketing strategies. The awards promote best practice in marketing. Organisations recognised by the awards are regarded as leaders in the industry and role models in seizing business opportunities through inclusive marketing.
The Dorothea Mackellar Memorial Society Community Relations Commission Poetry Award is awarded to a poem which makes a contribution to multiculturalism.
The Community Relations Commission awards Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals for outstanding service to community harmony and to the Commission.
The NSW Premier's Translation Prize is offered every two years by the New South Wales Government through Arts NSW and the Community Relations Commission For a Multicultural NSW in association with Sydney PEN. The prize is intended to acknowledge the contribution made to literary culture by Australian translators. It is offered only to translators who translate works into English from other languages.
Each year at the Sydney Film Festival the Community Relations Commission presents a short film award. Films where content reflects the multicultural experience in Australia are eligible for the CRC Award.