The Northern Territory Disability Services and Inclusion Awards offer an opportunity to recognise the exceptional individuals working in the disability sector as well as government and non-government services, organisations, businesses and programs that demonstrate outstanding commitment to improving the lives of people with disability.

2018 Award Categories

  • Emerging Leader sponsored by TeamHEALTH
  • Excellence in Improving Learning and Development sponsored by the Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment
  • Excellence in Improving Participation sponsored by TIO
  • Excellence in Promoting Community Awareness sponsored by Life Without Barriers
  • Excellence in Innovation sponsored by HPA Helping People Achieve
  • Excellence in Advocacy and Promotion of Human Rights sponsored by the Office of the Public Guardian
  • Excellence in Strategy that improves Access and Inclusion sponsored by Carpentaria 
  • Outstanding Disability Service Employee sponsored by Somerville Community Services 


It is important to ensure the nomination addresses the following criteria:

  • Describe the specific achievments of the nominee as they relate to the specific Award Category.
  • Explain how the achievements have made a tangible difference to the lives of people with disability, their families or carers, their workplace or business.
  • More than one person can provide information to a nomination


  • Support your claims relating to the individual, business, organisation or program's attributes or qualities with examples that will be easily understood by the assessment panel - avoid jargon.
  • Either full sentences or dot points are acceptable.
  • Keep answers concise and to the point.
  • Avoid repeating examples.
  • Keep a copy of the nomination form and any attachments, as these documents cannot be returned.

Nominations for 2018 close at 5pm on Friday 7 September, nominations received after this date will not be accepted.

National Disability Services NT

Phone: 08 8930 2888

Send an email

GPO Box 4521, Darwin NT 0801

Thank you to our major sponsor

Thank you to our category sponsors

Thank you to our silver and corporate sponsors