Nominations are now open for the 2018 ACT Women’s Awards and the ACT Women’s Honour Roll, recognising the achievements of female champions for women in our community.

2018 ACT Women’s Awards

The 2018 ACT Women’s Awards recognise exceptional women in three categories: ACT Woman of the Year; ACT Senior Woman of the Year (60 years plus); and ACT Young Woman of the Year (16 to 25 years). Recipients of the ACT Women’s Awards will have made outstanding contributions and demonstrated excellence in improving the status and lives of women and girls in the ACT.

The ACT Women’s Honour Roll

The ACT Women’s Honour Roll will be released in 2018 to mark 30 years since ACT self-government. The ACT Women’s Honour Roll will digitally compile all past female recipients of a number of awards since self-government including the ACT Women’s Awards; ACT Australian of the Year Awards; ACT Citizen of the Year Awards; the Honour Walk; and ACT Scientist of the Year. From 2018 members of the community will also be able to nominate women who have contributed to lasting change in the ACT, Australia and /or internationally in their area of endeavour.  Please see attached Eligibility Criteria for the full list of areas of endeavour that will be considered.

You can nominate to either or both of these awards. Nominations close on Wednesday 17 January 2018. For more information see Eligibility Criteria attached.  To access the nomination forms right-click on the images above or visit:

For further assistance, please contact the ACT Office for Women on

(02) 6205 3614 or 6205 0515

PDF: Eligibility Criteria Honour Roll 2018

PDF: Eligibilty Criteria 2018 ACT Women’s Awards (Final)