Nomination Instructions

Award Categories

  • Outstanding Woman in Resources
  • Outstanding Young Woman in Resources (30 years or younger as of 31 Dec 2021)
  • Outstanding Operator/Technician/Trade Woman
  • Women in Resources Technological Innovation Award
  • Outstanding Company Initiative
  • Women in Resources Champion (Male or Female)

Nomination Process

  1. See Categories and Eligibility
  2. Read Terms and Conditions
  3. Create Your Account
  4. Start Your Nomination

Please note you can create a nomination, save your progress and return at a later time to continue working on it. Once you are happy with your nomination you can submit it online.

Note: Please note a cv and photo headshot of all candidates is required. For Outstanding Young Woman category please also supply proof of age e.g. scan of driver’s licence and for the Outstanding Company Initiative category please supply a company logo.


  • Judging will be undertaken by a panel of industry experts.
  • All personal and commercially sensitive information will be treated in confidence.
  • All decisions are final.

Awards Process

  1. Nominations: Candidates are nominated by a colleague, professional contact or company. Nominations open Thursday 17 September 2020 (9am WST). The nominator completes the candidate’s submission online.
  2. Close of Nominations: Nominations close on Friday 30 October 2020 (5pm WST).
  3. Finalists Announced: Finalists will be announced Monday 11 January 2021.
  4. Finalists Reception Event: Finalists will attend a reception event on 18 February 2021.
  5. Presentation Dinner Event: The awards presentation dinner event will be held on Friday 5 March 2021 at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.


  • List what makes your nominee stand out​
  • Allow yourself enough time​
  • Read the selection criteria carefully​
  • Complete your entry off-line to begin with​
  • Be concise and specific​
  • Write persuasively​
  • Don’t ignore the word count​
  • Include all the additional documents​
  • Get the required CV ready early
  • Proofread your entry​
  • Ask for feedback​
  • Submit your entry on time

Information Collected

CME may use the information collected from award nominations in promotional materials, including in the media. By submitting a nomination you agree to the publication of information in the nomination.


  • The collection of the nominee’s personal information is necessary for the purposes of the Women in Resources Awards.
  • Personal information will be used by CME to assess nominations and to contact nominees and nominators.
  • All award nominations become and remain the property of the CME.
  • Any information marked as personal or commercial-in-confidence will not be published.
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