The Awards

Categories & Category Criteria

Entries for the 2017 UNAA Media Awards will open early July 2017. More information on the 2017 categories and criteria will be available closer to the opening date.
Winners will be announced at the Awards Presentation Dinner to be held on Friday October 27, 2017 at the Pavilion, Arts Centre Melbourne.

2016 Award Categories:

Major Award Categories:

  • Best Print/Written (includes written articles published online)
  • Best Photojournalism
  • Best Radio
    News (less than 10 minutes)
    Documentary (more than 10 minutes)
  • Best Television (Sponsored by SBS)
    News/Current Affairs (less than 20 minutes)
    Documentary (more than 20 minutes)
  • Best Online

Special Award Categories:

  • Promotion of Social Cohesion (Sponsored by the Australian Multicultural Foundation and Scanlon Foundation)
  • Promotion of Women’s Rights and Issues (Sponsored by the Victorian Government)
  • Promotion of Children’s Rights and Issues
  • Promotion of Disability Rights and Issues
  • Promotion of Indigenous Recognition
  • Promotion of Positive Images of the Older Person (Sponsored by CBUS Super)