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Rachel Hocking host of NIFA 2022 with models
Esther Yarllarlla, from Bábbarra Women's Centre, winner of the Traditional Adornment NIFA 2022
Models wearing designs from NIFA 2022 winners

National Indigenous Fashion Awards

Come together on Larrakia Country for this year’s National Indigenous Fashion Awards sunset ceremony at the iconic Deckchair Cinema.

The National Indigenous Fashion Awards provides a vibrant and exciting platform to celebrate the innovation, diversity and ethical practices of Australia’s First Nations peoples in fashion and textiles, whilst contributing to the capacity building of the sector.

Presented by the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation’s Indigenous Fashion Projects, the National Indigenous Fashion Awards recognise and showcase excellence across seven award categories, providing a unique opportunity for the Australian and international fashion community to connect to the world’s oldest living cultures.

The prestigious awards include the:

- Traditional Adornment Award, supported by Helen Kaminski

- Community Collaboration Award, supported by Canberra Centre

- Business Achievement Award, supported by QIC

- Textile Design Award, supported by RMIT

- Wearable Art Award, supported by Eastland

- Fashion Designer Award, supported by Country Road

- NEW in 2024: Cecilia Cubillo Young Achiever Award, supported by Franchesca Cubillo

The National Indigenous Fashion Awards 2024 are proudly presented by the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation’s Indigenous Fashion Projects, and supported by the Northern Territory Government through Northern Territory Major Events Company. With thanks to our Principal Media Partner NITV, Showcase Partner QIC, and award partners Country Road, RMIT, Canberra Centre, QIC, Eastland, Helen Kaminski, and Franchesca Cubillo.

Wednesday 7 August 2024

Entry cost

All tickets from $25


  • Bar
  • Carpark
  • Non Smoking
  • Pop Up Wine Bar
  • Public Toilet


Disabled access available, contact operator for details.


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