Awards

2013

2013 Good Practice Recognition

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company was acknowledged at the Creative Partnerships Australia Western Australian state award event and entitled to use the good practice stamp provided by Creative Partnerships Australia.

2013 Winner WA Woodside Better Business Award - Creative Partnerships Australia

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company and Terry Grose Won WA Award For Australia’s Best Arts and Business Partnerships

2013 Winner National Woodside Better Business Award - Creative Partnerships Australia

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company and Terry Grose Won National Award For Australia’s Best Arts and Business Partnerships

 

2008

Perth NAIDOC Awards

Performer of the Year – Derek Nannup

Indigenous Governance Awards

Finalist

RAKA Kate Challis Award

Best Indigenous Play WINDMILL BABY by David Milroy

 

2007

WA Business and the Arts Partnership Awards Overall Winner

Best Partnership Yirra Yaakin and The Insurance Commission of Western Australia

WA Business and the Arts Partnership Awards Community Investment Award

Muttacar Sorry Business Yirra Yaakin and The Insurance Commission of Western Australia

Community Idol Awards (National) Finalist

Yirra Yaakin Aboriginal Corporation

Perth NAIDOC Awards Highly Commended

Best not-for-profit Indigenous organisation

 

2006

Prime Minister’s Awards

For Excellence in Community Business Partnerships

Judges Encouragement Award

Insurance Commission of Western Australia and Yirra Yaakin (WA large business category)

Indigenous Governance Awards

Highly Commended

Yirra Yaakin Aboriginal Corporation

The Deadly Awards

Best Film or Theatrical Score

David Milroy (Windmill Baby)

 

2005

WA Equity Award

Best new play (Windmill Baby)

 

2003

Patrick White Award

Best script – Windmill Baby by David Milroy

Sydney Myer Performing Arts Awards

Paul MacPhail, David Milroy and Lynette Narkle

Facilitation of an Indigenous Arts Organisation

 

2001

Australian Writers Guild – 34th Awgie Awards

Dorothy Crawford Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Community Yirra Yaakin Aboriginal Corporation

Equity Benevolent Guild of WA

Equity Award for Best Production – ALIWA

 

1998

Western Australian Business and the Arts Partnership Awards

Thumbprint and Yirra Yaakin – Most Innovative Partnership

Western Australian Indigenous Business Awards

Commendation by the Aboriginal Economic Development Council

Western Australian Department of Training

Acknowledgement for the successful delivery of the In-Work Traineeship Program

 

1997

H.R.H The Prince of Wales Trophy

For Outstanding Community Service

 

1995

Community Service Industry Awards

Finalist – For Service to Young People