Celebrate their Achievements - Award Programs for ACT Women and Girls

There are many ways to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions and achievements of women and girls in our community.

If you know an outstanding woman or girl who has made a significant contribution to the community, you may consider nominating her for one of the following award programs as a way of formally recognising her achievements.

The opening and closing dates for each awards program will vary each year and you may need to contact the organiser of the award program before to submitting the nomination.

2017 ACT Women’s Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2017 ACT Women's Awards


  • ACT Woman of the Year
  • ACT Senior Woman of the Year (50 years and over)
  • ACT Young Woman of the Year (16-30 years)

We would like to hear about women of all ages and all backgrounds who have helped make a difference in our community.

The Awards will be presented as part of celebrations of International Women’s Day which is held annually on 8 March to recognise women’s achievements throughout history and across nations.  The ACT Women’s Awards links the achievements of women living locally with International Women’s Day celebrations

Guidelines for the 2017 ACT Women’s Awards are available here.

To submit a nomination for the 2017 ACT Women’s Awards please visit SmartyGrants External Link

Nominations close at 5pm, 18 November 2016.

2016 ACT Women's Awards Recipients
2016 ACT Women's Awards Finalists

2015 ACT Women's Award Recipients
2014 ACT Women's Award Recipients