Australia Day Council of SA looking for nominations for two awards from our community

On behalf of the Australia Day Council of South Australia regarding their Awards for Leadership in Languages and Culture are seeking nominations from young people of Indian origin.

There are to award categories,both designed to recognise young people who are inspiring young leaders, passionate about languages and culture and who advocate for a multilingual and culturally diverse Australia.Its a great opportunity to pay these people the ultimate compliment and pay it forward to let these special youth know their actions have not gone unnoticed as they lead,inspire and assist others.

Nominating is not difficult, it comprises answering just five questions.Below is some information including suggested copy for sharing. If you re4quire anything further, please contact:

Michele D’Aloia on 0417 837 896 or E:

Key DatesNominations close 31 October 2021.    The award will be announced and presented at an awards ceremony to be held at Government House in January 2022. 
Who can nominate Individuals, schools or organisations  
Nomination Process The nominating person or organisation should complete the online nomination form addressing all the selection criteria for the relevant award category and can provide relevant background information and supporting materials. Nominations must provide the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees who are familiar with the achievements of each the nominee. 
Nominate Here 
Nomination Tips 
Thanks ToThis Award is provided by the Minister for Education, the Hon John Gardner, through the Multicultural Education and Languages Committee (MELC) and administered by the Australia Day Council of South Australia.
Social Media Content suggestionDo you know a high school student or young person who is passionate about languages and cultural diversity and who advocates for a  multilingual and culturally diverse Australia?  Pay them the ultimate compliment. Nominate them now for the Australia Day Council of SA, 2022 Leadership in Languages and Cultures Award.  Nominating is easy with just 5 questions to answer at 
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Questions?Feel free to contact the Australia Day Council of SA on 8212 3999 or if you have any questions or require any assistance to submit a nomination. 
About The Multicultural Education and Languages Committee (MELC)MELC is a ministerial advisory committee that works collaboratively with the three schooling sectors and community organisations in South Australia in the interrelated areas of languages education, multicultural education and the internationalisation of education. MELC works towards ensuring that education for all students is enriched by the value of engagement with linguistic and cultural diversity and that young people learn to operate with sophistication and ease with diverse people.   More information on MELC can be found here. 
About Australia Day Council of SA The Australia Day Council of South Australia (ADCSA) is an independent, non-profit, membership-based association. The purpose of ADCSA is to celebrate our identity and the values that unite us, to illuminate the achievements of inspirational Australians and to promote a welcoming and inclusive society.  
Interviews, images  or further informationMichele D’Aloia  0417 837 896.Sue Hill  0418 822 629 


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