2011 National Disability Awards Nominations Open
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The awards recognise people with disability who have achieved
something remarkable or made a significant contribution to their
community, and people or groups within the community who have
contributed to the disability sector or improved access and
Does someone outstanding spring to mind? Entering is easy.
Download a nomination form and nomination guidelines at www.idpwd.com.au or call 1800
440 385 to order hard copies.
The 2011 Award categories are:
- Minister's Lifelong Achievement Award
recognises people who have advanced the rights of people with
disability over a prolonged period of time.
- Young Disability Challenge Award
recognises young people aged 12-25 years who have advanced the
rights of people with disability.
- Business Award recognises organisations that
have improved access to employment, or created increased employment
opportunities for people with disability.
- Local Government Award recognises work in a
community that provides opportunities for full inclusion of people
- Social Inclusion Award recognises schools,
universities, employment and training providers and advocacy
services who have enabled equal participation of people with
disability in a range of areas in life.
- Inclusive and Accessible Communities Award
recognises work by developers, builders and others in the building
sector to create accessible buildings or facilities for people with
- Health and Wellbeing Award recognises health
and wellbeing services that are creating equal access for people
Nominations close 5pm Thursday 30 June
The 2011 National Disability Award categories are aligned with
the National Disability Strategy priority areas, a 10 year strategy
to improve the lives of people with disability, their families and
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The National Disability Awards are part of the Australian
Government's celebration of International Day of People with