Following on from the success of the program last year, the 2022 Women in Defence Awards will celebrate talented, determined, successful women who make a positive impact in the defence business arena, as members of Defence industry, Australian Public Service (APS) or in uniform.
The program will recognise women in the following categories:

  • Communications
  • Engineering
  • Legal / Contracting
  • Operations
  • People & Culture
  • Project Management
  • Technical Trade
  • Research & Development
  • Indigenous
  • Rising Star Award (under the age of 30)
  • Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award

Australian Defence Magazine (ADM) is dedicated to reporting the business of defence capability planning and procurement as well as reporting the development of infrastructure to support the ADF.
ADM is at the forefront of industry news and prides itself on valuing those in the defence community who make a positive impact on it. This awards program is a celebration of the women who are successful in a role across the defence sector. ADM will recognise and reward the women who play an integral part in various facets of the industry.
Online entries will close at 4pm on Tuesday 17th May, followed by judging in June 2022. Winners will be judged by a panel of industry identities.
The Awards will be presented at a gala dinner at The National Arboretum Canberra on 14th September 2022