In the lead-up to IWD, the 2018 ACT Women’s Awards winners were announced at an event on 6th March by Minister Berry. Thirty one nominations were received and the winners of the 2018 ACT Women’s Awards were:
- 2018 ACT Woman of the Year, Ashleigh Streeter-Jones;
- 2018 ACT Young Woman of the Year, Caitlin Figueiredo; and
- 2018 ACT Senior Woman of the Year, Cathi Moore.
The ACT Women’s Honour Roll was also relaunched which will digitally record and present the names of Canberra women who have received significant local honours since self-government in 1988. It will include recipients of ACT Women’s Awards, Canberra Citizen of the Year, the ACT Honour Walk, ACT Sports Hall of Fame, and ACT Scientist of the Year.