The newsgroup won the awards in the category of Editorials/News Reporting and Online Innovation in News, Blog or Website and its publisher Pawan Luthra was named Multicultural Journalist of the Year, according to an communique issued by the NSW government.
There were 10 winners for nine categories in New South Wales Multicultural Media Awards 2012 which were selected from 132 entries coming from four states and territories across Australia, it said.
The awards were presented at held in state parliament and were given away by Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr.
The award categories included contribution to Social Inclusion and Multiculturalism, coverage of Indigenous Affairs, Community Affairs in Australia, Community Affairs Abroad, Multicultural Photographer of the Year, and Investigative Journalism.
Luthra shared the award for Multicultural Journalist of the Year, with Majida Abboud of SBS Radio.
The judging panel included senior academics in media studies, mainstream journalists, media representatives, councillors and senior members of ethnic communities.
The award was initiated by Member of Legislative Council Shaoquett Moselmane and are said to be first of their kind in Australia.