Australia’s First Peoples have been innovating for more than 40,000 years. What happens when digital technology is embraced by the world’s oldest living culture?.

We believe the answer is Indigenous Digital Excellence

The Inaugural IDX Awards recognise and reward this.

  • Categories

    12 awards across 7 categories will be awarded to outstanding individuals, businesses and organisations.
    Get the details...

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IDX Flint 2016

Digital learning experiences enhance connection to culture and the power of technology.

The IDX Flint Programs exist through the partnership between NCIE & Telstra Foundation, with thanks to Microsoft for their support.



IDX Awards Snapshot

  • The awards

    The inaugural National IDX Awards are the centrepiece of the IDX initiative, a $5 million partnership between the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) and Telstra Foundation, which focuses on building digital skills, entrepreneurship and opportunities for Indigenous peoples and communities. Get the details...

  • Categories & Finalists

    Seven Indigenous leaders and entrepreneurs from around Australia were recognised as the winners of the inaugural Indigenous Digital Excellence (IDX) Awards at a gala event in Redfern.
    Meet the finalists & winners...

  • Judges

    Our judging panel brings decades of experience in community focused development. The judging panel...

  • The Gala Event

    Over 250 people gathered on Gadigal land at the NCIE on Friday 29th September 2017 to celebrate Indigenous Digital Excellence. View the highlights...

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We Acknowledge

The National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which the Centre is located, the Gadigal of the Eora Nation. We honour and celebrate their Elders and the Elders of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nations past and present.