Nominate for the Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2017 National Disability Awards.

Individuals, workplaces, businesses and service providers, who have improved the lives of Australians with disability, are encouraged to submit a nomination for the 2017 National Disability Awards.

Nominations are being sought across the following five categories and are due by 11:59pm AEST, Sunday 6 August 2017. Late nominations will not be accepted.

  1. Lesley Hall Leadership Award

The Lesley Hall Leadership Award recognises excellence in development of reform opportunities that improve the lives of people with disability.

  1. Employer of the Year Award

The Employer of the Year Award recognises excellence in workforce diversity by providing sustainable employment opportunities for people with disability.

  1. Community Excellence Award

The Community Excellence Award recognises excellence in improving access and participation in Australian life for people with disability.

  1. Excellence in Innovation Award

The Excellence in Innovation Award recognises excellence in innovation in services, places, communities or accessible technologies to improve the lives of people with disability.

  1. Excellence in Education and Training Award

The Excellence in Education and Training Award recognises excellence in inclusive education or vocational training that delivers improved economic and social outcomes for people with disability.

How to submit your nomination

To nominate an individual, workplace, business or service provider for a 2017 National Disability Award, you can complete the online nomination form or download a nomination form. Alternate formats can be requested by phoning (free call) 1800 672 682. TTY users please phone 1800 555 677 and ask for 1800 672 682. An audio version is available by using the Listen feature on this website.

Two referees must be submitted with your nomination by either providing:

  • Names and contact details for two referees and/or nominators, or
  • Copies of two written references that support your nomination.

You will also need to agree to abide by the Conditions of Entry of these Guidelines.

For further assistance, contact the National Disability Awards Team on 1800 672 682.

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