The Awards

The Inspiring South Australian Women’s Award, which recognises an outstanding woman who has made a significant contribution to the community, is part of the Australia Day awards and honours. The Award is jointly coordinated by the Australia Day Council of South Australia and the Office for Women.

The award is provided by the Minister for Human Services, the Hon Michelle Lensink MLC, who is responsible for the Status of Women portfolio.”

Award Categories

  • Inspiring South Australian Women’s Award
  • Emerging Leader’s Award

A Commendation Award may be bestowed to encourage the future potential of the nominee.

Nominees must:

  • Be an Australian Citizen
  • Work and reside in South Australia
  • Have made an outstanding contribution to the community
  • Sitting state and federal politicians and current vice-regal officers are not eligible
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