The National Awards for Disability Leadership recognise and celebrate the extraordinary contribution and leadership shown by disabled people and our organisations in Australia today.
These Awards reflect what is important to disabled people and the ways that we are effecting change and pursuing equality for our community. They recognise outstanding achievements by individuals, or disabled people’s organisations, who have significantly contributed to advancing the status of disabled people.
The Awards are delivered across seven categories for outstanding achievement or outcomes by disabled people, reflecting the diversity of our community, and the intersectional nature of our lives.
Nominations must be made using the official Awards nomination form.
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The finalists for the 2021 National Awards for Disability Leadership will be announced on 19 November 2021.
Recipients of the National Awards for Disability Leadership will be announced on 3 December – International Day for People with Disabilities.
There are seven categories, reflecting what is important to disabled people.
The Awards were designed by disabled people and their representative organisations around the key areas of our work. The 2018 working group consisted of the Disability Leadership Institute (DLI), Disabled Peoples Organisations Australia (DPOA), and the Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO).
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