Tirkapena Indigenous Award

The Tirkapena Indigenous Award recognises an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander alum whose significant achievements have impacted their profession and/or community.

Nominations for the 2023 Tirkapena Indigenous Award are now closed. For further information please contact the Alumni Relations team at alumni@adelaide.edu.au, +61 8 8313 5800. 

Tirkapena Indigenous Award Recipient 2022

Tiahni Adamson

Recipient of the Tirkapena Indigenous Award 2022, Tiahni Adamson, a Torres Strait Islander woman descended from the Kauareg Nations of Thursday Island, is a passionate wildlife conservation biologist. Ms Adamson is focused on sustainable aquaculture production as the Lead Community Engagement Officer at CH4Global.

Read more about Tiahni Adamson

Further information

For more information about the Tirkapena Indigenous Award, please see the Distinguished Alumni Awards Rules or contact the Alumni Relations team at alumni@adelaide.edu.au or +61 8 8313 5800.