Western Australian of the Year Awards 2024

Conditions of Entry & Eligibility Criteria

Conditions of Entry

  1. Nominations can be lodged either electronically via waday.com or in writing on a nomination form provided upon request to Celebrate WA.
  2. Entries must provide all required information as outlined in the Nomination/Self-Nomination Form. Failure to provide required information and/or submissions of an incomplete form may result in the nomination being deemed ineligible and will not be accepted in the judging process.
  3. A nominator must have the nominee’s consent to be entered into the Awards prior to submitting the nomination.
  4. Celebrate WA reserves the right to publish a nominee’s photo and biographical information as part of the promotion of the Awards and the nominee consents to the use of any information in the Nomination/Self-Nomination Form by Celebrate WA.
  5. Celebrate WA reserves the right to review all nominations and consider alternative Award categories if deemed appropriated by the Awards Selection Panel. In the event that the nominee is short-listed as a finalist in a category not selected on their nomination form, the nominee will be contacted to confirm their willingness to proceed with their nomination in a different category.
  6. In the event that a nominee is chosen as a finalist, the nominee agrees to participate in video and photo shoots, promotional and profiling activities and interviews, as co-ordinated by Celebrate WA in the lead up to and after the Western Australian of the Year Awards Gala Dinner.
  7. Celebrate WA reserves the right to vet, review and substantiate information contained within a Nomination/Self-Nomination Form. This may be through contacting the nominee’s referees or independent sources, as decided by Celebrate WA.
  8. Celebrate WA accepts no responsibility for lost, misplaced or late nominations and supporting documentation.
  9. Entries must be received no later than midnight Australian Western Standard Time on the nominated closing date.
  10. All documentation provided will be retained by Celebrate WA and may be used in its absolute discretion.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nominee is an Australian citizen.
  • Nominee was born in Western Australia or was born elsewhere in Australia or overseas and has relocated to Western Australia.
  • Nominee is over 18 years of age, as at 3 June 2024.
  • Nominee is not a current sitting Member of Parliament (State or Federal) or a Vice-Regal Officer.
  • Nominee is not a current Celebrate WA Board member, staff member or an immediate family member of either.
  • Nominee has not previously won the same Award(s) for which they are being nominated.
  • Nominee cannot be an organisation, group of people or a couple.
  • Nominee is not deceased (Awards will not be granted posthumously).
Major Supporters

Celebrate WA wish to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land we meet on for all WA Day festivities. We wish to acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this State. Paying our respects to Elders past, present, and emerging.

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