Following on from the success of the program last year, the 2021 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
  • Rising Star Award (under the age of 30)
  • Technical Trade
  • Research & Development
  • 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 Thursday 1st April 2021, followed by judging in May 2021. 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 November 3, 2021. Post event the formalities will be available to watch online via the ADM website.