Local Women of the Year Awards

Local Women of the Year Awards
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The 2019 Local Women of the Year Awards in Canterbury-Bankstown showcases the diversity and strength of women in our City and formally recognises their contribution to the development of the region. Local Women of the Year Awards The 2019 Local Women of the Year Awards in Canterbury-Bankstown showcases the diversity and strength of women in our City and formally recognises their contribution to the development of the region. Community; Community Awards

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 2019 Local Women of the Year Awards in Canterbury-Bankstown showcases the diversity and strength of women in our City and formally recognises their contribution to the development of the region. This event will be held as part of the 4ESydney 2019 festival program.

Nominations for 2019 are now open

Would you like to acknowledge an amazing woman who has contributed to Canterbury-Bankstown?

You are invited to acknowledge a colleague, friend, acquaintance or family member by nominating them for a Local Women of the Year Awards in 2019.

Submitting a nomination

Nominations close at 5pm on Friday 8st March 2019.

Award categories

  • Local Woman of the Year Award
  • Local Woman Community Award
  • Young Local Woman Award (18-35 years as of 31 December 2019)
  • Local Sports Woman of the Year
  • Creative Arts and Cultural Woman Award
  • Woman HipHop Activist of the Year
  • Woman Activism Award​​

Award criteria

Canterbury-Bankstown community are invited to nominate women who:

  • Live and/or work in the Canterbury-Bankstown area;
  • Demonstrate leadership;
  • Contribute to improving the lives of people in Canterbury-Bankstown; and
  • Demonstrate achievements or outcomes above and beyond their occupational roles.

The above criteria apply for all categories.

Women holding senior state or federal government roles are ineligible to be nominated. Women who are currently employed by the City of Canterbury Bankstown are ineligible to be nominated.  

What happens next?

After the nomination period, the nominees will be invited explain their contributions through a short written or video application.

Winners will be publicly announced as part of Canterbury Bankstown International Women's Day celebrations late March.

For more information, please contact Council's Cultural and Inclusion Officer, Turkan Aksoy, on turkan.aksoy@cbcity.nsw.gov.au