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First Nations Arts Awards 2020

27th May 2020

Join Us Live Tonight!

Join Australia Council Deputy Chair Lee-Ann Tjunypa Buckskin and First Nations Arts Strategy Panel Chair and Sydney Festival Director Wesley Enoch AM, as we announce the recipients of the prestigious Red Ochre Awards for outstanding lifetime achievement, the Dreaming Award for an emerging artist, and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Fellowship for a mid-career artist

We will also be celebrating the many First Nations artists who have received other Australia Council awards in the last year, and experiencing a live performance by the Stiff Gins.

How can I tune in?

The First Nations Arts Awards 2020 will be broadcast live from 6pm Sydney time. There is a link to this broadcast on our website and it is being streamed on NITV's Facebook page. The link will be live from 5.45pm Sydney time.

Watch the live stream

Join the conversation!

To join the social media conversation please use the #FNAA2020 hashtag!

On the night you can also send your congratulations directly to the recipients, using the app which you can download via our website.

Download the iPhone App

Download the Android App

For further enquiries, please contact Michael Hutchings, Project Manager, First Nations on +61 490 299 493 or at

Lydia Miller
Executive Director,
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts