The NSW Nationals are asking regional communities to highlight the brilliant women in their personal and professional lives, with nominations now open for the 2020 NSW Women of the Year Awards.
“So many women pour their heart and soul into their careers, families and volunteer work, strengthening and enriching our communities,” Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh said. “These women are inspiring role models for all young women and girls and it’s time we show them they are appreciated. I urge everyone to spend a few minutes on a nomination and let the women in their lives know they are valued.”
NSW Nationals Minister for Women Bronnie Taylor said the awards, which celebrated their ninth year in 2020, recognised women who had demonstrated excellence in business and society or made outstanding contributions to their community.
“I urge everyone to submit a nomination and recognise the many brilliant women and young women who are achieving so much in their fields in NSW, and making our communities stronger,” Ms Taylor said. “Women from all walks of life make significant contributions to their communities while overcoming gender inequality, raising families, and pursuing careers in male-dominated fields. This is your chance to recognise these women and let them know their hard work does not go unnoticed.”
Women can be nominated in seven award categories:
• NSW Premier’s Award Woman of the Year
• NSW Aboriginal Woman of the Year
• Community Hero Award
• Rex Airlines Regional Woman of the Year Award
• Harvey Norman Young Woman of the Year Award
• NSW Business Woman of the Year Award
• First State Super Lifetime Achievement Award
Nominations for 2020 close on Friday, October 25. Click here for more information.