Uncle Lewis Yerloburka O’Brien was announced as the winner of the 2019 Premier’s NAIDOC Award at an event held during NAIDOC Week.

pictures of finalists of Premier's NAIDOC Award 2019

The Premier’s NAIDOC Award recognises the outstanding achievements and service of an extraordinary South Australian who has made a significant contribution to the lives of Aboriginal people in South Australia.

The field of nominees was broad and impressive, and the finalists selected from those nominees have made a particularly significant contribution to the lives of not only Aboriginal South Australians but the entire community.

View the list of finalists and find out more about their contribution.