Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 - United Nations Association of Australia (Victorian Division)

United Nations Association of Australia

MEDIA AWARDS AWARDS 2014

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Nominations are now open for the United Nations Association of Australia National Media Awards 2014. “The Awards were initiated as a National Program in 1978 and recognise the role of the media in promoting social justice and humanitarian issues as well as generating awareness within communities that leads to public debate and policy change,” states Patricia Collett, UNAA Victoria Executive Director. Journalists and producers whose work has appeared in the Australian public media between 1 September 2013 and 1 September 2014 are encouraged to nominate now.
 

MAJOR AWARD CATEGORIES:

  • Best Print:
  • News
  • Feature
  • Best Television (Sponsored by SBS):
  • News
  • Current Affairs
  • Feature / Documentary
     
  • Best Online
     
  • Best Radio:
  • News
  • Documentary
     
  • Best Photojournalism
     

SPECIAL AWARD CATEGORIES:

  • Promotion of Aboriginal Reconciliation

(Sponsored by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet)

  • Promotion of Multicultural Issues

(Sponsored by the Australian Multicultural Foundation)

  • Increasing Awareness and Understanding of Women’s Rights and Issues

      (Sponsored by the Office of Women’s Affairs, Victoria)

  • Increasing Awareness and Understanding of Children’s Rights and Issues
     
  • Promotion of Positive Images of the Older Person
     

Nominations close 5pm, Monday 1 September 2014

Winners of the 2014 Media Awards will be announced at the Awards Presentation Dinner to be held at the Hilton on the Park in Melbourne on Friday 24 October 2014. We invite the Australian community to join us at this gala event to celebrate the outstanding achievements of this year’s winners and finalists.

For more information including entry criteria and nomination forms please visit: www.unaavictoria.org.au

or contact the UNAA Victoria office on (03) 9670 7878 or [email protected]

                                    

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Patricia Collett

P: 03 9670 7878
M: 0418 544 315
W: www.unaavictoria.org.au

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