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One week left to nominate remarkable women

Last published on 04 Nov 2018 in Media releases

Nominations for the 2019 NSW Women of the Year Awards close in one week, with the Minister for Women Tanya Davies today calling on the community to nominate extraordinary women they know by next Sunday.

Nominations are sought to recognise women who excel in business, are inspiring role models, have made significant contributions to the community or are young leaders.

“The Women of the Year Awards celebrate remarkable women across NSW that are excelling in their field, supporting those around them or paving the way for others,” Mrs Davies said.

“With only one week until nominations close, I encourage everyone to acknowledge the achievements of women in our State by nominating someone deserving for these Awards.”

The 2019 NSW Women of the Year Awards will be held in Sydney on Thursday 7 March ahead of International Women’s Day, and are sponsored by First State Super.

First State Super CEO Michael Dwyer encouraged people to nominate an outstanding woman for the First State Super Lifetime Achievement Award.

“The Women of the Year Awards are a great opportunity to recognise and celebrate the contribution and achievements of women in communities across NSW,” Mr Dwyer said.

The 2019 NSW Women of the Year Award categories include:

  • NSW Premier’s Woman of the Year,
  • NSW Aboriginal Woman of the Year,
  • Community Hero,
  • Harvey Norman Young Woman of the Year,
  • Rex Airlines Regional Woman of the Year,
  • NSW Business Woman of the Year, and
  • First State Super Lifetime Achievement.

Nominations for the Awards close at 11.59pm on Sunday 11 November 2018. For more information, or to nominate, please visit www.women.nsw.gov.au/awards.

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