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2019 Women of Yarra Award

The Women of Yarra Awards celebrates and acknowledges the important contribution women make in Yarra.

We are committed to recognising the unique contributions of individuals and groups of people who identify as women in Yarra through their paid and unpaid work.


This award is open to all people who identify as women who live, work or study in Yarra. You are encouraged to nominate an individual or a group of women who you believe make a unique contribution to our community.

Selection criteria
Nominees will be evaluated against three criteria:

  • makes a unique contribution to the Yarra community
  • demonstrates innovation and creativity in their work
  • demonstrates leadership and initiative.

Selection process

Nominations will be reviewed by a selection panel, comprising of representatives from council and other local organisations.

Nominations close 5pm on Monday 18 February 2019.

The panel will assess the applications and make a decision, with the public announcement of our winners made at our International Women’s Day celebration on Friday 8 March from 1.30pm to 3pm at Collingwood Town Hall. You are invited to join us. RSVP is essential. 

For more information, please contact us on 9205 5555 or at