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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.

2020 Award Categories

  • Emerging Leader sponsored by Early Start Australia
  • 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 Somerville Community Services
  • 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 Life Without Barriers

2020 People's Choice Award

In 2020 we are proud to launch the inaugural People’s Choice Awards!

The People’s Choice aims to celebrate and raise awareness of the Finalists’ achievements, the public will have the opportunity to vote for two Awards in this category one individual and one business/organisation.


Winners will be announced on Friday 6 November during a live stream event on the Northern Territory Disability Services and Inclusion Awards Facebook page and available on the awards Winners page on the National Disability Services website shortly after the live streamed event.

Like our Facebook page to keep updated with information on this category.

This category is sponsored by Quality Innovation Performance and TeamHEALTH

Terms and Conditions


How to nominate


We have created a nomination guide, which explains everything you need to know to make a successful nomination, including information about award categories, judging criteria and conditions of entry. 

2020 NTDSIA Nomination Information Booklet PDF | Accessible

If you would prefer to submit your form in writing, simply download the 2020 NTDSIA Nomination Form, complete your nomination, include your supporting documentation and either email your nomination to  or post to: 

National Disability Services
GPO Box 4521  
NT 0801

Nominations close Friday, 28 August 2020 at 5:00pm Australian Central Standard Time. 

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Kali Ioannou​, Administration and Events Coordinator, 08 8930 2802,