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Entries open for NSW Women of the Year Awards 2015

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2014 winner Turia Pitt

The Department of Family and Community Services is actively encouraging women in the tourism, hospitality and events sector to enter the NSW Women of the Year Awards.

The NSW Women of the Year Awards formally recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements and contributions of women in NSW. This year there are four prestigious categories, including a new award, the NSW Regional Woman of the Year Award.

Last year’s overarching winner was burn survivor motivationalist and author Turia Pitt.

The categories are as follows:
Premier’s Award for Woman of the Year
Demonstrated excellence in a career, field or passion; and/or
A significant achiever in a traditionally male-dominated area.

A. H. Beard’s Community Hero Award
Community heroes and/or volunteers; or
A woman making an outstanding contribution to her local community.

Harvey Norman’s Young Woman of the Year Award
A positive and inspiring role model to other young women
Someone with drive, determination and motivation in her chosen field, or
A young woman who has made      significant achievements and/or contributions to the community.

REX airlines’ Regional Woman of the Year Award
A significant achiever in an area important to rural or regional communities; or
A woman making an outstanding contribution to resolving issues faced by a rural or regional community; or
A significant achiever in a traditionally male-dominated field within the rural community;

Nominations close 18 December 2014. Enter here.

 

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