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2018 NSW Women of the Year Awards

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ONLINE VOTING AND REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

Vote now

Public voting is now open for the 2018 NSW Women of the Year Awards, proudly sponsored by First State Super.

Finalists have been chosen from a highly competitive field, with a record number of nominations and it's up to you to decide who wins. This is your opportunity to recognise the outstanding contribution the finalists across NSW have made to industry, community and society.

Support these fantastic women and vote now:

  • 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

Voting closes at 11:59pm on Friday, 23 February 2018.

Two additional categories will also be awarded. The recipients of these awards are chosen by the Premier and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and are not open to public voting.

Join us

Join us on International Women’s Day and celebrate the many exceptional women in NSW. Will your colleague, friend or mentor be recognised on International Women's Day for the outstanding contribution she makes?

Be part of a sophisticated and celebratory event together with Members of Parliament, Women of the Year Finalists, Local Women of the Year and corporate supporters of the Awards. Sponsored by First State Super, the 2018 Awards event is an opportunity to celebrate International Women’s Day, a time to raise awareness and celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

Individual and corporate table tickets are available for purchase now. Just complete one of the forms below:

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Event details

Thursday, 8 March 2018
7:30am - 9:30am (registration from 7:00am)
Grand Ballroom, International Convention Centre
Darling Harbour, Sydney

If you have any questions or require more information please email Women of the Year Awards.

About the Awards

Now in their seventh 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 2018 NSW Women of the Year Awards, sponsored by First State Super, will be presented at a ceremony in Sydney on the morning of International Women’s Day, Thursday 8 March.

There are seven state-wide Award categories:

  • NSW Premier's Woman of the Year recognise 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 Women of the Year Awards