Adelaide Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Feature

Charlie's Country (2013)

Don Dunstan Award [Winner] (2007)


Amiens International Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2014)


Charlie's Country (2013)

Golden Unicorn [Winner] (2006)

Best Film

Ten Canoes (2006)

ARIA Music Awards

ARIA Music Award [Nominee] (2002)

Best Original Soundtrack Album

The Tracker (2002)

Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Asia Pacific Screen Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Documentary Feature Film

Another Country (2015)

Asia Pacific Screen Award [Nominee] (2014)

Achievement in Directing

Charlie's Country (2013)

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards

AACTA Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Film

Charlie's Country (2013)

AACTA Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Direction

Charlie's Country (2013)

AACTA Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Original Screenplay

Charlie's Country (2013)

Australian Directors Guild

Cecil Holmes Award [Winner] (2006)


Australian Film Critics Association Awards

AFCA Award [Winner] (2015)

Best Screenplay

Charlie's Country (2013)

AFCA Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Director

Charlie's Country (2013)

AFCA Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Director

The King Is Dead! (2012)

AFCA Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Screenplay

The King Is Dead! (2012)

Australian Film Institute

AFI Award [Winner] (2006)

Best Film

Ten Canoes (2006)

AFI Award [Winner] (2006)

Best Direction

Ten Canoes (2006)

AFI Award [Winner] (2006)

Best Screenplay - Original

Ten Canoes (2006)

Byron Kennedy Award [Winner] (2006)


AFI Award [Nominee] (2002)

Best Film

The Tracker (2002)

AFI Award [Nominee] (2002)

Best Direction

The Tracker (2002)

AFI Award [Nominee] (2002)

Best Original Screenplay

The Tracker (2002)

AFI Award [Nominee] (1998)

Best Original Screenplay

Dance Me to My Song (1998)

AFI Award [Winner] (1994)

Best Director

Bad Boy Bubby (1993)

AFI Award [Winner] (1994)

Best Screenplay, Original

Bad Boy Bubby (1993)

AFI Award [Nominee] (1994)

Best Film

Bad Boy Bubby (1993)

AFI Award [Nominee] (1991)

Best Film

Dingo (1991)

AFI Award [Nominee] (1991)

Best Director

Dingo (1991)

Australian Writers' Guild

Awgie Award [Winner] (2002)

Feature Film - Original

The Tracker (2002)

Berlin International Film Festival

Golden Berlin Bear [Nominee] (2003)


Alexandra's Project (2003)

Brisbane International Film Festival

Chauvel Award [Winner] (1998)


Cannes Film Festival

Un Certain Regard Award [Nominee] (2014)


Charlie's Country (2013)

Un Certain Regard - Special Jury Prize [Winner] (2006)


Ten Canoes (2006)

Un Certain Regard Award [Nominee] (2006)


Ten Canoes (2006)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (1998)


Dance Me to My Song (1998)

Palme d'Or [Nominee] (1996)


The Quiet Room (1996)

Chicago International Film Festival

Gold Hugo [Nominee] (2003)

Best Feature

Alexandra's Project (2003)

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain

CEC Award [Nominee] (2002)

Best Screenplay, Adapted (Mejor Guión Adaptado)

The Old Man Who Read Love Stories (2001)

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

FCCA Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Documentary

Another Country (2015)

FCCA Award [Winner] (2015)

Best Film

Charlie's Country (2013)

FCCA Award [Winner] (2015)

Best Director

Charlie's Country (2013)

FCCA Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Screenplay

Charlie's Country (2013)

FCCA Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Documentary

Another Country (2015)

FCCA Award [Winner] (2006)

Best Australian Short Documentary

The Balanda and the Bark Canoes (2006)

FCCA Award [Nominee] (2006)

Best Director

Ten Canoes (2006)

FCCA Award [Nominee] (2006)

Best Screenplay - Original

Ten Canoes (2006)

FCCA Award [Winner] (2004)

Best Screenplay - Adapted

The Old Man Who Read Love Stories (2001)

FCCA Award [Nominee] (2004)

Best Director

The Old Man Who Read Love Stories (2001)

FCCA Award [Winner] (2003)

Best Screenplay - Original

Alexandra's Project (2003)

FCCA Award [Nominee] (2003)

Best Director

Alexandra's Project (2003)

FCCA Award [Winner] (2002)

Best Music Score
(Songs sung by Archie Roach).

The Tracker (2002)

FCCA Award [Nominee] (2002)

Best Director

The Tracker (2002)

FCCA Award [Nominee] (2002)

Best Screenplay - Original

The Tracker (2002)

FCCA Award [Nominee] (1999)

Best Screenplay - Original

Dance Me to My Song (1998)

Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival

Critic's Choice Award [Winner] (1998)

Humanity Award

Dance Me to My Song (1998)

Ghent International Film Festival

Grand Prix [Winner] (2006)


Ten Canoes (2006)

Best Screenplay [Winner] (2002)


The Tracker (2002)

Grand Prix [Nominee] (2002)


The Tracker (2002)

Hong Kong International Film Festival

SIGNIS Award [Nominee] (2015)


Charlie's Country (2013)

IF Awards

IF Award [Winner] (2006)

Best Director

Ten Canoes (2006)

IF Award [Nominee] (2006)

Best Feature Film

Ten Canoes (2006)

IF Award [Nominee] (2006)

Best Script

Ten Canoes (2006)

IF Award [Nominee] (2004)

Best Feature Film

The Old Man Who Read Love Stories (2001)

IF Award [Nominee] (2004)

Best Direction

The Old Man Who Read Love Stories (2001)

IF Award [Nominee] (2004)

Best Script

The Old Man Who Read Love Stories (2001)

IF Award [Nominee] (2003)

Best Direction

Alexandra's Project (2003)

IF Award [Winner] (2002)

Best Feature Film

The Tracker (2002)

IF Award [Nominee] (2002)

Best Direction

The Tracker (2002)

IF Award [Nominee] (2002)

Best Script

The Tracker (2002)

International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights

Fiction Grand Award [Winner] (2015)


Charlie's Country (2013)

Youth Jury - Fiction [Winner] (2015)

Youth Jury Prize

Charlie's Country (2013)

Ljubljana International Film Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Feature

Charlie's Country (2013)

Mar del Plata Film Festival

Best Film [Nominee] (2007)

International Competition

Ten Canoes (2006)

Montréal World Film Festival

Golden Zenith [Winner] (2003)

Best Film from Oceania

Alexandra's Project (2003)

NatFilm Festival

Audience Award [Winner] (2007)


Ten Canoes (2006)

Paris Film Festival

Press Award [Winner] (2003)


The Tracker (2002)

Rencontres Internationales du Cinema des Antipodes

Jury Grand Prix [Winner] (2012)

Best Feature Film

The King Is Dead! (2012)

Jury Grand Prix [Winner] (2006)

Best Feature Film

Ten Canoes (2006)

Screen Music Awards, Australia

Screen Music Award [Winner] (2002)

Best Original Song Composed for a Feature Film, Telemovie, TV Series or Mini-Series
For the song "Far Away Home".

The Tracker (2002)

Seattle International Film Festival

Golden Space Needle Award [Winner] (1994)

Best Director

Bad Boy Bubby (1993)

Telluride Film Festival, US

Silver Medallion Award [Winner] (2006)


Valenciennes International Festival of Action and Adventure Films

Audience Award [Winner] (1995)


Bad Boy Bubby (1993)

Valladolid International Film Festival

Golden Spike [Nominee] (2003)


Alexandra's Project (2003)

Jury Special Prize [Winner] (2002)


The Tracker (2002)

Golden Spike [Nominee] (2002)


The Tracker (2002)

Golden Spike [Nominee] (1998)


Dance Me to My Song (1998)

Golden Spike [Nominee] (1996)


The Quiet Room (1996)

Venice Film Festival

SIGNIS Award - Honorable Mention [Winner] (2002)


The Tracker (2002)

Golden Lion [Nominee] (2002)


The Tracker (2002)

Special Golden Ciak [Winner] (1993)


Bad Boy Bubby (1993)

Grand Special Jury Prize [Winner] (1993)


Bad Boy Bubby (1993)

FIPRESCI Prize [Winner] (1993)

Competition
Tied with Short Cuts (1993).

Bad Boy Bubby (1993)

Golden Lion [Nominee] (1993)


Bad Boy Bubby (1993)