The 2024 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 Awards will be presented at a gala dinner at The National Arboretum Canberra at 6:30pm on 17th October 2024. Dress Code: Business/Cocktail or Service Dress – Navy W3, Army 1C, Air Force SD1.

The program will recognise women in the following categories:

  • Communications
  • Engineering
  • Executive Management
  • Indigenous
  • Legal / Contracting
  • Operations
  • People & Culture
  • Project Management
  • Technical Trade
  • Research & Development
  • Rising Star Award (under the age of 30)
  • Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award (not an entered category)

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 Friday, 31 May 2024. Winners will be judged by a panel of industry identities.