Awards

Awards

2015

  • 2015 King Hit Best Production / Performing Arts WA Awards
  • 2015 The GIANTS – Perth International Arts Festival / Creative Direction Indigenous Component

2014

  • Best Production WA PAWA Awards – King Hit
    In addition:Best Supporting Actress Karla Hart and Best Newcomer Clarence Ryan for King Hit

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
  • Artistic Director, Kyle J Morrison winning the 2013 NAIDOC Perth Award for Outstanding Achievement
  • 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

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