The NSW government's Her Sport Awards are now open, allowing anyone to nominate an athlete, organisation or individual dedicated to the improvement of women's sport.
The awards, who are only eligible for NSW residents, fall into four categories to encompass various community figures and organisations that help to build and promote women's sport.
Young Achiever: Recognises a woman under 25 who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of women or girls in sport during 2019.
- Young Achiever: Recognises a woman under 25 who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of women or girls in sport during 2019.
- Outstanding Organisation: Recognises an organisation’s significant contribution and commitment to the advancement of women’s sport during 2019.
- Champion: Recognises a woman for her outstanding achievements during 2019, as a coach, official, administrator or leader, and a commitment to furthering opportunities for women and girls to participate.
- Trailblazers: Recognises up to three women per year whose exceptional efforts over the long-term have advanced the opportunities for women’s and girls’ involvement in sport. These women have left a legacy for their sport and may have retired.
Recipients will be announced at an event around International Women's Day in March 2020 and nominations will close 7 February 2020.
To nominate someone, click here.