2021 AUSTRALIAN ACHIEVER AWARDS

2021 AWARDS

SCHEDULE

WHEN DO ENTRIES FOR YOUR CATEGORY CLOSE?

Over our 23 years we have expanded and adjusted our business categories to be as comprehensive as possible. Please take a look at the schedule below to see when the cut-off date for your industry falls in 2021.

If you don’t see your business category here, you can still enter – just choose our Specialised Services & Supplies Category.

Applicants may enter the awards at any time from the start of the year, however, a formal invitation to enter will be sent to past entrants around five weeks before the entry closure date

2021 AUSTRALIAN ACHIEVER AWARDS SCHEDULE

CATEGORY* ENTRIES
CLOSE
RESULTS
ANNOUNCED
CATEGORY
STATUS
Transport, Delivery & Relocation Services & Supplies 12-Feb-21 23-Mar-21 Results Announced
Architect Services, Building Design, Building Construction & Interior Design Services 19-Feb-21 30-Mar-21 Results Announced
Cleaning & Maintenance Services & Supplies 19-Feb-21 30-Mar-21 Results Announced
Computer Systems, Software & Internet Services 5-Mar-21 27-Apr-21 Results Announced
Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations Services 5-Mar-21 27-Apr-21 Results Announced
Employment, Training & Consultancy Services 5-Mar-21 27-Apr-21 Results Announced
Finance & Insurance Services 5-Mar-21 27-Apr-21 Results Announced
Security Industry Services & Supplies  ^^ 19-Mar-21 11-May-21 Results Announced
Building Services & Supplies 26-Mar-21 4-May-21 Results Announced
Landscape, Nursery & Garden Services & Supplies 26-Mar-21 4-May-21 Results Announced
Retirement & Care Services 23-Apr-21 7-Jun-21 Results Announced
Childcare Services & Supplies 23-Apr-21 7-Jun-21 Results Announced
Building Repair, Restoration & Carpentry Services 30-Apr-21 8-Jun-21 Results Announced
Real Estate Services 28-May-21 10-Aug-21 Judging
Travel, Tourism & Accommodation Services 11-Jun-21 20-Jul-21 Results Mailed
Beauty Services & Supplies 25-Jun-21 10-Aug-21 Judging
Hairdressing Services 25-Jun-21 10-Aug-21 Judging
Health, Fitness & Wellbeing Services 16-Jul-21 24-Aug-21 Judging
Optical Services & Supplies 16-Jul-21 24-Aug-21 Judging
Animal & Pet Services & Supplies 30-Jul-21 7-Sep-21 Open
Automotive Industry Services 30-Jul-21 7-Sep-21 Open
Restaurants 6-Aug-21 14-Sep-21 Open
Bridal & Wedding Services & Supplies 6-Aug-21 14-Sep-21 Open
Function, Conference, Event & Exhibition Services 6-Aug-21 14-Sep-21 Open
Specialised Services & Supplies *** 24-Sep-21 2-Nov-21 ** Open

HOW TO ENTER... IN A NUTSHELL

1 CREATE YOUR
BUSINESS PROFILE

2 SELECT YOUR CATEGORY
& NOMINATE YOUR
REFEREES

3 PAY YOUR ENTRY
FEE & SUBMIT

There is a flat fee of $ 275 + GST to enter which covers our administration costs

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

*CATEGORY CONDITIONS
A category must have a minimum of three entrants for it to run.
If there are fewer than three entrants in a category, entries are still administered and judging undertaken. You still receive your results notification and achieve a Highly Recommended status (if you achieve over 80%), or a State Winner status (if you achieve over 98%). Your results will then also be entered into our Australian Specialised Services & Supplies category. A National Winner will be awarded from this category at the end of the year.

View the full entry Terms and Conditions for more details.

Please check your Entry Eligibility (4.) before entering.
NOTE your business MUST deal directly with customers and be a SERVICE-based business to enter.

ENTRY OPEN
Applicants may enter the awards at any time from the start of the year, however, a formal invitation to enter will be sent to past entrants around five weeks before the entry closure date.

CONTACTING REFERENCES
Judging will commence and customer references will be contacted in the two to three weeks following the category entry close date unless otherwise stated.

** Results for this category are announced within 6 to 8 weeks of entry. The National Winner is announced 2-Nov-21.

*** This category includes:
Automotive Services & Supplies, Baking, Pastry & Pasta Services & Supplies, Concrete Services & Supplies, Fashion & Clothing Services & Supplies, Floor & Wall Services & Supplies, Flower, Gift & Craft Services & Supplies, Meat & Poultry Services & Supplies, Office Services & Supplies, Outdoor Structures Services & Supplies, Pharmacy Services & Supplies, Photographic Services, Plumbing Services & Supplies, Storage Services, Repair & Maintenance Service & Supplies, Sign Industry Services & Supplies, TV, Film, Audio & Video Services & Supplies, Other.

^^ SUB-CATEGORIES
The Security Industry category contains sub-categories. You can choose to be assessed across one or multiple sub-categories. The administration cost for the first sub-category is $275 + GST, and each additional sub-category costs an extra $50 + GST. There can be Winners per each sub-category, however there is generally ONE National Winner for the overall category, unless advised otherwise.