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Nominations are open for the 2019-20 National Aspire Awards (c)

Nominations are open for the 2019-20 National Aspire Awards (c)

Nominations are open for the 2019-20 National Aspire Awards (c)Nominations are open for the 2019-20 National Aspire Awards (c)Nominations are open for the 2019-20 National Aspire Awards (c)

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Nominate a colleague or a person you wish to promote, all state winners go into the national event

1. Excellence in Arts-visual arts/music/performance/film/theatre

2. Excellence  in Writing- including non-fiction and or fiction/ journalism/ and or online publishing

3. Excellence in Community Development Advocacy-and including volounteering

4. Excellence in service to the public- government and non-government sectors including architecture/ teaching/  

university teaching/ the public service.  

5. Excellence in Medicine: including research, nursing/allied health. 6. Excellence in Sport

7. Excellence in Business: including disability services, advocacy financial services, farming/ phar

8. Excellence in Law.          9. in Human Rights 

Previous Winners

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 The Aspire Awards© recognise Australians who identify with a disability and whose work and achievements have made a wonderful contribution to their profession or to community.

The awards are open to anyone who is: 

· 18 years of age or older

· is a resident of Australia (minimum three years)

· has demonstrated achievement at a high level that is recognised by their peers


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The Aspire Awards (c) Patron Rhonda Galbally AC; the NDIA, our wonderful partners and  benefactors, our judges, exemplary presenters, Funds in Court-Miranda Bain founder, invite you to make the National Aspire Awards(c) a memorable and heart- warming event by nominating a person, over the age of 18 years, who identifies with a disability and who has made a significant difference to the lives of others through their work; volunteering; advocacy; and as a role model or mentor. 

Watch the promo and see who has been nominated- you can see these awards are for everyone.

Nominate now open for the 2019-20 ASPIRE AWARDS © 

Get ready for a fabulousafternoon near you

Dates for all events 2020


State Awards  



Melbourne & Tasmania 

Thurs 2 April 



Mon 6 April 



Wed 8 April 



Wed 15 April 


Sydney & Canberra 

Fri 17 April 

National to be held in Melbourne Friday April 24th 2020


Organisations who have supported previous nominees :

Arts Access Victoria

Arts Project Australia

Artworx Geelong

Australasian College of Health Service Management

Australian Institute of Architects

Australian Medical Association

Australian Women Writer's Challenge

Australian Writer's Guild

Back to Back Theatre

Bolitho Legal

Country Fire Authority

Darebin Council

Deakin University

Disability Sport & Recreation

Disabled Wintersports Australia


Enabled Quality Living (Watersun Homes)

Equal Access

First Peoples' Disability Network

Galbally & O'Bryan Lawyer

Greendale Rural Fire Brigade

Haddon & District Lions Club

Hall & Wilcox

Headstart Communications

Hume City Council


Melba Support Services

Melbourne Council - Metro Access

Melville, Orton & Lewis Solicitors

Monash Law Faculty

Monash University

Mornington Peninsula Post Polio Support Group

Networking Health Victoria


Office of the Public Advocate



Retired Police Association

Returned Services League of Australia (Victorian Branch)


Royal Children's Hospital

Royal Melbourne Hospital

Royal Women’s Hospital


Speakers bank

St Leonards - Indented Heads Country Fire Authority 

Swinburne University

The Oakleigh Centre

University of Melbourne



Victorian Institute of Sport

Victoria Legal Aid

Victorian Deaf Society

Victorian Institute of Sport

Victorian Vision Impaired Ten Pin Bowling Assoc.

Victorian Women Lawyers

Women with Disabilities Victoria

Wyndham Rotary


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