Definition of CaLD for the purposes of these awards
The term culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) is generally applied to groups and individuals who differ according to religion, language and ethnicity and whose ancestry is other than Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, Anglo Saxon or Anglo Celtic.
Specific definitions of a CaLD community organisation or CaLD service organisation can be found on the Office of Multicultural Interests website under eligibility for the Community Grants Program.
- An independent judging panel will be appointed by the Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Interests to identify winners.
- Judging will be based on the response to the four nomination questions.
- The Office of Multicultural Interests reserves the right to ask for further information and to make additional inquiries.
- The judging panel may move a nomination into another category, if deemed more appropriate.
- The decision of the judges is final. No further correspondence will be entered into.
Personal information provided to the Office of Multicultural Interests will be handled in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988.
Previous winners are listed on our website.
Help with the form or nomination process
Office of Multicultural Interests
Telephone 61 8 6552 1647