Hall of Fame Awards

Awards ceremony to recognise FNQ’s Italian/Australians achievements

An important part of the festival is the introduction of the HALL OF FAME AWARDS, which will form a yearly celebration of past and present Italian/Australians who made a significant contribution to the North Queensland region in Farming, Business, Development, Community Service, Sport, and Arts and Culture. We must not forget those who made a difference to make North Queensland what it is today.

The Hall of Fame Awards are presented at the “Cinecittà” Gala Ball.


Award Categories include:

  1. Community Service Award
  2. Farming and Agriculture Award
  3. Business Recognition Award
  4. Developing and Building Award
  5. Educational Achievement Award
  6. Sporting Achievement Award
  7. Arts and Culture Achievement Award
  8. Young Italian of the Year
  9. Life member, voted by the Cairns Italian Festival Committee

Nominations are now open!

Hall of Fame 2022 Awards