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The CareerTrackers Gala Awards are a celebration of First Nations excellence in our community where we present awards to individuals and organisations who have demonstrated leadership in the CareerTrackers community.
In 2024, we will once again be celebrating our communities locally by holding five state-based Gala Award events, so we are asking our community members to submit people you believe have excelled in 2023 to ensure all our local heroes are recognised.
How do I nominate an individual or organisation?
It’s easy to nominate an individual or organisation that you believe deserves to be recognised and celebrated.
Simply complete the form below by providing a few details about yourself and the nominee, including details of their achievements, and then select the boxes for the awards that you think they should be considered for.
For each state, awards will be presented to winners in the categories below, except for the Partnering for Excellence Awards and Future Leader Award, which will all be national.
If you would like to nominate multiple people, please submit a new form for each person or organisation you nominate.
Nominations close on Sunday 31 December!
If you have any trouble submitting your request, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Intern of the Year Award is the most prestigious Gala Award. It is presented to an intern who has demonstrated all-round excellence in the three pillars of CareerTrackers; university, internship and community. This intern exceeds expectations in their degree and internship and is an active and impactful member of the CareerTrackers program.
This intern has displayed the qualities and attributes that will see them become a future leader.
The Alumni Excellence Award is presented to a graduate of the CareerTrackers program who is excelling in their career, promoting the overall vision of CareerTrackers and paying it forward by being a positive role model for the next generation of Indigenous professionals.
The CEO’s Award celebrates a student who has demonstrated a sustained interest and effort in working toward their personal, professional and academic goals. We invite nominations for students who you believe personify persistence and consistency in their journey to success.
The Project Excellence Award is jointly presented to an intern and their manager. This award recognises a manager that has provided an intern with an opportunity to deliver a project of great significance to the business, and an intern who has risen to the challenge making a lasting contribution within their sponsoring company.
The Future Leader is a distinguished accolade presented to a high school student who embodies exceptional dedication to both their personal aspirations and the broader community. This award recognises a young individual who stands out for their unwavering commitment to shaping a promising future for themselves and for those around them.
The Community Spirit Award is presented to an intern who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to their individual community. This intern is a role model for future generations and is an active, positive influence within the CareerTrackers community.
The Intern Manager of the Year Award is nominated by interns and presented to a manager who demonstrates the highest level of professional and personal leadership. This Intern Manager is a role model and has contributed to the professional development of their intern(s).
The Partnering for Excellence Award is presented to three partners that have thought outside of the box and gone above and beyond to create opportunities in support of the CareerTrackers partnership. These partners have demonstrated values aligned with CareerTrackers’ vision.