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NSW Women of the Year Awards

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ONLINE VOTING AND REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

Online voting is now open for the 2019 NSW Women of the Year Awards. Will the exceptional woman you nominated be recognised on the eve of International Women's Day?

Finalists have been chosen from an extremely competitive field of hundreds and now it’s up to you to decide who wins.

The following five categories are open for your vote:

  • Community Hero
  • Harvey Norman Young Woman of the Year
  • Rex Airlines Regional Woman of the Year
  • NSW Business Woman of the Year
  • First State Super Lifetime Achievement

Vote now

Join us at the 2019 NSW Women of the Year Awards

Join us at the 2019 NSW Women of the Year Awards and celebrate the many exceptional women in NSW. Will your colleague, friend or mentor be recognised for the outstanding contribution she makes?

Tickets are available for purchase now and you can register online or by downloading the registration form.

Event details:

Thursday, 7 March 2019

7.30am – 10:00am (registration from 7.00am)

Grand Ballroom, International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney

Register online for individual or corporate table tickets

Download form to purchase individual tickets

Download form to purchase corporate table tickets

Online voting closes at 11.59pm on Friday, 15 February 2019.

About the Awards

Now in their eighth year, the NSW Women of the Year Awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding contribution made by women across NSW to industry, communities and society.

The 2019 NSW Women of the Year Awards, sponsored by First State Super, will be presented at a ceremony in Sydney on the eve of International Women’s Day, Thursday 7 March.

There are seven state-wide Award categories:

NSW Premier's Woman of the Year recognises NSW women who have excelled in their chosen career, field or passion. These women are exceptional achievers who have made a significant contribution to NSW and whose accomplishments make them a strong role model for other women.

NSW Aboriginal Woman of the Year recognises Aboriginal women in NSW who have excelled in their chosen career, field or passion. These Aboriginal women are exceptional achievers who have promoted economic, cultural or social opportunities for Aboriginal people in NSW.

Community Hero celebrates heroes and/or volunteers who have made outstanding contributions to the community. These women are positive role models who inspire others to contribute to the community too.

Harvey Norman Young Woman of the Year celebrates women aged 18 to 30 years who have excelled in their career or made a significant contribution to their community.

Rex Airlines Regional Woman of the Year celebrates women from regional NSW who have made significant achievements in areas that are important to regional or rural communities.

NSW Business Woman of the Year recognises excellence in business in NSW. These women provide outstanding leadership and inspiration for other women to succeed.

First State Super Lifetime Achievement recognises an outstanding woman who has dedicated her life towards the advancement of women in NSW.

If you have any questions or require more information please email womenoftheyear@facs.nsw.gov.au