Nominations open for Kingston Women of the Year Awards

Published on 12 September 2022

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Nominations are now open for our annual Kingston Women of the Year Awards that celebrate the outstanding contribution that women in Kingston make to community, society and industry.

Do you know a woman who is a leader in their field, who inspires others or who has made a significant difference to our community through their exceptional professional or personal achievements? If so, it’s time to get your nomination form in!

Kingston Mayor Steve Staikos said the annual Awards, launched in 2019, are all about celebrating those women who are making an outstanding and positive difference in our community.

“These will be our fifth Kingston Women of the Year Awards and each year we are blown away with the quality of the nominees,” Cr Staikos said.

“In each case they are women who contribute significantly to the day-day lives of our community members, through their dedication and devotion to what they do.”

Nominations are now open and close on Monday 31 October 2022. The winners of the 2023 Kingston Women of the Year Awards will be announced at Kingston’s International Women’s Day event on Friday 10 March 2023.

Nominations are open in the following categories:

  • Courageous Commitment: Women who are dedicated to making a difference to the health, wellbeing, safety and/or sustainability of our community through advocacy, campaigning, fundraising and/or thought-leadership.
  • Excelling in Arts and Sport: Women using their sporting and/or creative talents to represent, motivate and inspire our community.
  • Inspiring Innovation: Women who are leaders in business, economics, politics and/or an entrepreneur.
  • Success in STEM: Women excelling in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Nominations can be made online. For assistance with obtaining a hard copy nomination form or for other enquiries, please contact our Community Projects Officer on 9581 4648 or email community@kingston.vic.gov.au.

Find out more about the Awards and nominate someone you know.

In addition to the Women of the Year Awards, Kingston also runs a range of other awards throughout the year including the Kingston Citizen of the Year and Community Group of the Year Awards and the Kingston Youth Awards.

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