Nominations are now open for the NT Human Rights Award. The Northern Territory Human Rights Awards celebrate notable activities in the Northern Territory or by Territorians, which advance human rights. The 2019 Awards will recognise both individuals and organisations in each of the Award categories. Activities recognised by the Awards include:
- Promoting human rights and peace through education, sports or other practical activities and/or advocacy
- Promoting equal opportunity and non-discriminatory attitudes and practices
- Increasing community understanding of human rights for the promotion of greater respect, diversity, inclusion and harmony
- Challenging human rights barriers and/or breaches
Nominations close 5 November, and winners will be announced at the NT Human Rights Awards ceremony on International Human Rights Day, Tuesday 10 December.