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2018 Chief Minister's Inclusion Awards

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2018 ACT Chief Minister's Inclusion Awards Nomination Form

Summary

The ACT Chief Minister's Inclusion Awards acknowledges the outstanding achievement of business, organisations and individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to welcome, encourage and support people with disability in their workplace, business and community.

Nominations close 5pm, Monday 24 September 2018.

The award winners will be announced at the gala ACT Chief Minister's Inclusion Awards night on Thursday, 6 December 2018.

For tickets to the 2018 ACT Chief Minister's Inclusion Award please refer to the ACT Inclusion Council website. http://actinclusion.com.au/

For further information please contact the ACT Office for Disability on (02) 6207 1086 or email OfficeforDisability@act.gov.au

To utilise the National Relay Service, please contact 13 36 77.

 

The ACT Chief Minister's Inclusion Awards has a total of 15 Awards available across the following 5 Categories:

  1. Recognising people with disability who are leaders in inclusion
  2. Excellence in inclusion for mainstream services
  3. Excellence in inclusive specialist disability services
  4. Excellence in enabling inclusion through supporting people with disability
  5. Innovation and Design

Individuals or organisations can be nominated for 1 or more Awards within the 5 categories.

Nominators are encourage to read each of the 5 categories detailed below before completing the nomination form. 

Category 1 - Recognising people with disability who are leaders in inclusion

  • has made a difference in the community
  • is a role model for their community
  • demonstrates excellence and leadership
  • engages community to promote inclusion of people with disability

The Awards for this category is:

Emerging Young Leader

Recognises a person aged 16-35 years with disability who is an outstanding leader in their community.

Achievement in Inclusion

Recognises a person with disability who has over a long period of time (more than 10 years) made a significant personal contribution to creating an inclusive ACT community.

Excellence in Making Inclusion Happen

Recognises a person with a disability who works to celebrate and enable people with disability to participate in the community and reach their full potential as equal and valued citizens.

Category 2 - Excellence in inclusion for mainstream services

  • improves and promotes accessibility for people with disability
  • creates an environment that includes and values people with disability
  • demonstrates excellence in inclusion and promotes the benefits of inclusion to the whole community
  • demonstrates a commitment to embed inclusivity in everyday practice
  • involves people with disability in creating a positive environment and culture

The Awards for this category is:

Inclusion in Private Sector Employment

Recognises a business within the private sector that has provided inclusive and innovative employment practices.

Inclusion in Public Sector Employment

Recognises an organisation within the public sector that has provided inclusive and innovative employment practices.

Inclusion in Education and Training

Recognises an educational and training organisation either within the private sector or government funded that has provided exceptional or innovative educational or training opportunities for people with disability.

Inclusion in Business

Recognises a business that has delivered exceptional or innovative services that empower and include people with disability and celebrate their contribution to the community.

Category 3 - Excellence in inclusive specialist disability services

  • demonstrates excellence and innovation in supporting people with disability, above and beyond the National Standards
  • engages community to promote inclusion of people with disability
  • expands opportunities for people with disability
  • involves people with disability in creating a positive environment and culture

The Awards for this category is:

Excellence in Innovation

Recognises an organisation that demonstrates innovation and leadership in delivering specialist disability services that enable people with disability to achieve their full potential as equal citizens.

Excellence in Championing Human Rights

Recognises an organisation that demonstrates excellence in the promotion and fulfilment of human rights.

Category 4 - Excellence in enabling inclusion through supporting people with disability

  • demonstrates display of respect for people with disability
  • enables and empowers people with disability
  • demonstrates evidence of supporting people with disability to achieve their goals and aspirations
  • engages community to promote inclusion or people with disability in valued roles

The Awards for this category is:

Excellence in Volunteer Support

Recognises an individual volunteer who supports people with disability who has shown outstanding dedication to empowering people with disability to increase their independence, enhance their belonging in the community and achieve their goals.

Excellence in Support Work

Recognises an individual support worker who has shown outstanding dedication to empowering people with disability to increase their independence, enhance their belonging in the community and achieve their goals.

Life Time Achievement in Support Work

Recognises a person that has over a long period of time (more than 10 years) shown innovation and leadership in supporting people with disability to increase their independence, enhance their belonging in the community and achieve their goals.

Category 5 - Innovation and Design

Recognises design that enables and includes people with disability including design in the areas of art, building, architecture, landscape architecture, information technology, equipment and craft.