Nominations for the 2021 Wurreker Awards are now open!

The Wurreker awards provide an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of individuals and organisations in the field of Koorie post-compulsory education & training. 

VAEAI’s Annual Wurreker Awards are an important part of our approach to growing success in education and training. The awards are a celebration of how high quality training can open up new directions for Koorie people. 

To nominate an individual or organisation for a Wurreker Award, read the categories below, complete the nomination form for the appropriate award and press submit!.

Dr Mary Atkinson – Koorie Organisation Award

The Dr Mary Atkinson Koorie Organisation Award recognises Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations who develop and/or deliver training programs which build the skills of the workforce and build their organisational capabilities.

Teacher / Trainer Award

This award recongises the contribution that individual teachers or trainers make to the engagement of Koorie students and their learning experiences and achievements.

Innovative Koorie Learner Pathways – TAFE Award

The Innovative Koorie Learner Pathways – TAFE Award is for new and innovative community driven programs, initiatives and partnerships in the TAFE sector that have resulted in improved pathways and career or employment outcomes for Koorie learners in Victoria

Community Based Employee Award

This Wurreker Award recognises individuals working in community based organisations who have experienced positive outcomes from their participation in training and / or employment programs and have made a positive contribution to their organisation and / or the Koorie community.

Community Based Employer Award

This award recognises Community Based Employers who have made a demonstrable contribution to the employment and development of Koories, built their organisations capacity to engage with the community and provide a culturally safe workplace or are recognised by the Koorie community as leaders in the employment of Koories in their organisation.

Innovative Koorie Learner Pathways Award – Non-TAFE

The Innovative Koorie Learners Pathways – Non-TAFE Award is for new and innovative community-driven programs, initiatives and partnerships in Universities, Learn Locals or Private Registered Training Organisations that have resulted in improved pathways and career or employment outcomes for Koorie learners in Victoria.

Private Sector Employee Award

This award recognises Public Sector Employers who have made a demonstrable contribution to the employment and development of Koories, built their organisations capacity to engage with the community and provide a culturally safe workplace or are recognised by the Koorie community as leaders in the employment of Koories in their organisations.

Private Sector Employer Award

This award recognises Private Sector Employers who have made a demonstrable contribution to the employment and development of Koories, built their organisations capacity to engage with the community and provide a culturally safe workplace or are recongised by the Koorie community as leaders in the employment of Koories in their organisations.

Public Sector Employee Award

This Wurreker Award recognises individuals working in the public sector who have experienced positive outcomes from their participation in training and / or employment programs and have made a positive contribution to their organisation and / or the Koorie community.

Public Sector Employer Award

This award recognises Public Sector Employers who have made a demonstrable contribution to the employment and development of Koories, built their organisations capacities to engage with the community and provide a culturally safe workplace or are recognised by the Koorie community as leaders in the employment of Koories and their organisations.

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