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Calling for Nominations: Palms’ 2017 Solidarity Awards

2016AwardsPalms Australia’s Solidarity Awards were inaugurated in 2012 to 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.

Now in its sixth year, Palms Australia is seeking nominations for the 2017 Solidarity Awards to be held on  Saturday 4 November.


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.

How do I nominate an individual, group of organisation?

Simply complete and submit the online form below. Palms staff will compile and consider all responses, with winners announced and awards presented at the event.

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Many thanks for your participation! See you at the Awards!

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