2018 QRRRWN Strong Women Leadership Awards

QRRRWN Strong Women Leadership Awards (SWLA) program exists to identify, acknowledge and applaud the leadership strengths of Queensland rural, regional and remote women.

The Awards program recognises Rural, Regional and Remote (RRR) women who are the invisible threads holding their local communities, regions, sectors and industries together and connecting them with the wider world.

The 2018 SWLA program invites nominations in seven (7) categories.  

There are also several categories specifically focused on younger women, those still emerging and developing their leadership interests and capacities.


How to nominate:

Step 1: Follow the link to SurveyMonkey and nominate yourself or a Strong Woman you admire

> The nominee will be notified by email that a nomination has been received.

Step 2: Nominee to complete the appropriate application form for their category.


The categories are broken into three streams:- 

1. QRRRWN Woman of the Year – This award celebrates the achievements of women who have made significant contributions to high priority issues in Queensland.  Nominations are welcome for this major award, but can also be accepted from the judging panels of the other six awards.  

2. RRR Awards – Six opportunities for nominations celebrating inspiring women in business, leadership, volunteering and storytelling. See below for details.

3. Inspiring Young Women’s Leadership stream – This category is dedicated for young RRR Women and entrants must fit the age criteria of the awards. Please read each category carefully, including the age criteria.

Application Forms

QRRRWN Woman of the Year 

1. QRRRWN Woman of the Year Application Form: PDF | WORD

RRR Awards: 

2. QRRRWN Small Business Owner of the Year Application Form: PDF | WORD

3. QRRRWN Leadership Award Application Form: PDF | WORD

4. QRRRWN Volunteer of the Year Application Form: PDF | WORD

5. RRR Story Teller of the Year Application Form: PDF | WORD

6. QRRRWN Inspirational Woman Application Form: PDF | WORD

Inspiring Young Women’s Leadership Award: 

7. QRRRWN Young Woman with a Vision Application Form: PDFWORD

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