Congratulations to this year's award winners:

Youth Categories:
• Aboriginal Academic Award, Primary – Marana Murray
• Aboriginal Academic Award, Secondary – Kody Fitzpatrick
• Aboriginal Sportsman Award – Noah Hadden
• Aboriginal Sportswoman Award – Michelle Vanzuyden
• Phil Brusch Scholarship – Elyse Franklin

Adult categories
• Aboriginal Recognition Award – Ron Murray
• Non-Aboriginal Recognition Award – Connie Salamone, (Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency)
• Aboriginal Aspiring Leader – Anthony Milne
• Aboriginal Employment Award – Isaac Brewster
• Zonta Indigenous Women and Girl’s Award – Amelia Leach

Thanks to Aunty Lyn Warren from Bendigo Naidoc, and our board members Nicola Perry and Craig Leary as our officials on the day.

We also acknowledge our didgeridoo player Jason Kerr and the Welcome to Country from Andrew Travis. Also thanks to our fabulous MC Troy Benjamin the superb catering of Hoo-gah, event support from Lost Cause Events and Bill Conroy of Press1 Photography.