Locals recognised in Macarthur NAIDOC awards

The achievements and contributions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the region were recognised in the Macarthur NAIDOC Awards last week.

Campbelltown mayor George Brticevic announced the winners in an online ceremony.

"The Macarthur NAIDOC Awards are an initiative to celebrate those people and organisations who go above and beyond to contribute to our community," he said.

"We had some amazing nominations and it was heartening to hear about some of the great works and actions that have been happening, particularly over these past few months under very difficult circumstances."

Award winners include:

Outstanding Service to the Community (organisation) - South Western Sydney Local Health District Aboriginal Health Unit

Outstanding Service to the Community (group) - Picton High School ATSI Dance Group

Outstanding Service to the Community (worker/individual) - Mandy Edwards

Outstanding Service to the Community (Elder) - Edward Burge

Outstanding Service to the Community (Volunteer) - Edward Burge

Outstanding Commitment to Reconciliation (organisation) - Officeworks Campbelltown

Outstanding Personal Commitment to Reconciliation - Alanah Scholes