Each year Sister Cities Australia holds the National Awards where awards are presented to members submitting the winning entries in each category. Shown below are the categories and essential criteria. For more information please see our National Awards page.
This is a project that demonstrates the widest possible community participation involving cultural differences or sporting activities between sister cities during the relevant period.
A significant youth project is such that it encourages and stimulates youth participation in the local sister cities program. An entry in this category may include any number of activities including sporting, cultural, educational and fundraising projects during the relevant period.
This award is presented in recognition of new affiliations either completed or well under way during the period under review.
A Tourism & Trade Project is an imaginative project that furthers the development of tourism and trade between sister cities whilst at the same time promoting the ideals of people-to-people contact during the eligible period.
The "Overall Program Award" is presented to the member that has been able to demonstrate continuity of activity, citizen and community involvement at all levels and shown imagination in a wide range of projects and activities.