The Deadly's 2013

Winners of The Deadlys Awards 2013

The purpose of the Deadly Awards is to recognise the contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to their community and to Australian society. The Deadlys showcases the outstanding achievement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and provides identifiable national and local role models to inspire all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and particularly our young people. The 2013 Deadly Awards was held on September 10, 2013 at the Sydney Opera House. read more...


Single Release of the Year: Jessica Mauboy - "Something's got a hold on me"
Album Release off the Year: Archie Roach - "Into the bloodstream"
Male Artist of the Year: Troy Cassar-Daley
Female Artist of the Year: Jessica Mauboy
Band of the Year: Street Warriors
Most Promising New Talent in Music: Stik n Move
Hip Hop Artist of the Year: Yung Warriors"


Film Trailer - The Sapphires

Film of the Year: The Sapphires
Male Actor of the Year: Luke Carroll - Redfern Now
Female Actor of the Year: Deborah Mailman
Dancer of the Year Ella Havelka
Visual Artist of the Year: Benda Croft
TV Show of the Year: Refern Now - ABC


Professor Pat Dudgeon
Indigenous Health Worker of the Year:
Leonie Morcome - Biripi Aboriginal Medical Service Taree
Deadly sista Girlz and the David Wirrpanda Foundation
Outstanding Achievement in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment:
Koori Job Ready
Community Broadcaster of the Year:
John Harding - 3CR
Cultural Advancement:
Shellie Morris


Sportsman of the Year: Daniel Geale
Sportswoman of the Year: Ashleigh Barty
Outstanding Achievement in AFL: Adam Goodes
Outstanding Achievement in NRL: Johnathan Thurston - Cowboys
Most Promising New Talent in Sport: Mariah Williams