Nominate now for the 2017 Solidarity Awards!

Nominate now for the 2017 Solidarity Awards!

Palms Australia’s Solidarity Awards recognise individuals, Australian organisations or groups who have acted in solidarity by cooperating across cultures to achieve a just, sustainable, interdependent and peaceful world free of poverty.

Palms Solidarity Awards were inaugurated in 2012 with Palms patron, Dr José Ramos-Horta, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and President of Timor-Leste 2007-2012, presenting the awards.

Palms Australia is now seeking nominations for its 5th annual Solidarity Awards to be presented at the awards dinner on 3 November 2017. Nominations close 20 October, 2017. Find out more about the Awards Dinner and book your place here.

Nominations may be made in the following award categories:

  1. Roy Boylan Award for long-term commitment to justice and peace at home and abroad
    Criteria: A person, organisation or group which facilitates Palms’ model of solidarity through long-term relationships of mutual sustainable development to build individual and organisational capacity.
  2. Br. Damian Keane Award for voluntary help to Palms’ office and operational capacity
    Criteria: A person who has given reliable and consistent voluntary commitment behind the scenes in Palms office or the community generally,.
  3. Donor Contribution Award
    Criteria: A person who has made significant financial contributions to Palms volunteer program.
  4. Cyril Hally Award
    Criteria: A person, organisation or group that has contributed to recruitment and effective cross-cultural engagement
  5. Community Engagement Award
    Criteria: A person who has linked and engaged community groups in support of sustainable development projects.

Nominate now by completing the form below: