Recognises an alumnus who has made an outstanding contribution to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and made a difference in strengthening cultural connections respecting traditional rights, values and cultural heritage. This category is open to all ACU graduates and projects that are making a difference.
Nominees for this award must demonstrate evidence of attributes that are aligned with the ACU University Mission and include being ethical in their behaviour, with a developed critical habit of mind, an appreciation of the sacred in life and a commitment to serving the common good. Nominees must comply with all of the following eligibility and selection criteria:
- Australian and international graduates of ACU and predecessor institutions are eligible for this award.
- Demonstrated significant contribution to the enrichment and benefit of the community.