Update: Shearwater Festival awarded the 2015 Community HART Award. More info
ICACC would like to congratulate the Shearwater Festival on being shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious HART Awards. Nominated by Bass Coast Shire Council, last year’s festival focused on creating a cultural connection with the Aboriginal community and the historical links of the Boon Wurrung with the Short Tailed Shearwater birds on Phillip Island. Read about the HART award finalists and their reconciliation activities: Hart Award Finalists
About the HART Awards
The Community HART Awards recognise Victorian partnerships and initiatives that contribute to local reconciliation outcomes and are presented in partnership between the Victorian Local Governance Association and Reconciliation Victoria. The awards recognise Victorian local governments and community organisations which are Helping Achieve Reconciliation Together. Winners will be announced at an event on Thursday 28 May at Korin Gamadji Institute.
Congratulations to all the finalists
Local governments: Darebin, Western Region Local Government Reconciliation Network (Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong, Melton, Moonee Valley & Wyndham), Yarra City, Brimbank, Greater Geelong City and Port Phillip.
Community organisations: Baluk Arts, Deadly Dancers & Corrina O’Toole, Lake Bolac Eel Festival, Shearwater Festival, Shepparton Regional Reconciliation Group and Uncle Boydie’s Dream Team.