National celebration date Friday October 30th 2020
Nominating an individual
About the nominee
The nomination must address the questions relevant to the individual and must be completed to be a valid nomination and will be assessed by the judges.
When answering the questions it is important to provide specific examples of how the nominee’s contribution has been outstanding.
If you are aware the nominee has previously been nominated for an Aspire Award© [previously an inspire award] your nomination must clearly explain the changes or further work that has been undertaken since the previous nomination.
Can be an employee, or known to your organisation for their role on a board, for their work in the community, for their advocacy contribution or for their volunteer work
They are recognised for their ability to be a role model and as mentor
It takes just a short time to show how much another is valued by you
Show Australia that you care for and respect those who identify with a disability
The awards celebrate all people who identify with a disability in any chosen field of work, volunteering, sport, hobby, advocacy, health, law, arts, writing, they celebrate opportunity, dreams, achievements of an inclusive society.
A nomination will only be eligible if:
The nominator acknowledges and agrees:
1. The nominator agrees that:
[a]. his/her personal information will be collected by the State for the purpose of administering the Awards;
[b]. his/her name may be disclosed to the nominee;
[c]. his/her personal information will be given to the panel of judges for the purpose of judging the Awards;
[d]. in the case of the posthumous category, the nominator’s name may be disclosed to the nominee’s next of kin; and
[e]. he/she has obtained the prior consent of the referees to disclose the referees’ personal information to the panel of judges to enable the panel of judges to contact the referees to verify the information contained in the nomination.
1. The nominator consents to their name and material contained in response to the nomination questions to be used in connection with the Awards to report on, promote and publicise the Awards, both now and in future years, including in print and online format such as the Aspire Awards© website and on the partner’s social media channels.
2. Award recipients may be requested by the Founder to be photographed for promotional purposes and to be profiled on the State’s Awards website and social media accounts.
1. To the extent permitted by law, the Founder, partners, benefactors, Funds in Court are not liable for any loss or damage suffered or incurred by any person or personal property in relation to the Awards including, but not limited to, consequential and indirect losses by reason of any act or omission, deliberate or negligent, by Funds in Court, its employees, sub-contractors or agents. In no event will the court or judges be held responsible for any comment, viewpoint or expression, whether direct or implied, concerning the standard or quality of a nomination. By submitting a nomination, the nominee agrees not to bring claims against any judges or Funds in Court in relation to judges’ feedback (if any) on the nomination.
2. The Founder may change these conditions of entry or cancel or vary the Awards process at any time, whether before, on or after the Closing Date.