Spoiler: ABC was the big winner at the 2012 Deadly Awards, recognising Indigenous achievers in Arts, Music, Entertainment, Sport and Community at the Sydney Opera House last night.
ABC1’s telemovie Mabo was named Film of the Year while Deborah Mailman and Jimi Bani awarded Best Actress of the Year and Best Actor of the Year respectively.
ABC series The Straits was named Television Show of the Year.
TV and related winners were:
Male Actor of the Year
Jimi Bani – Mabo
Female Actor of the Year
Deborah Mailman – Mabo
Film of the Year
Television Show of the Year
The Straits (ABC)
Community Broadcaster of the Year
Natalie Ahmat – NITV News
Female Artist of the Year
Single of the Year
Jessica Mauboy – Galaxy
The Deadlys will be broadcast on SBS One on Sunday, 30 September.
Wednesday, 3 October at 9.30pm on NITV.