2022 AUSTRALIAN ACHIEVER AWARDS

2022 AWARDS

SCHEDULE

WHEN DO ENTRIES FOR YOUR CATEGORY CLOSE?

Please take a look at the schedule below to see when the cut-off date for your industry falls in 2022.  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.

Over our 24 years we have expanded and adjusted our business categories to be as comprehensive as possible.  If you don’t see your business category here, as long as you have a service-based business, you can still enter – just choose our Specialised Services & Supplies category.

Check the Entry Eligibility to make sure your business is eligible.  The entry fee is $279 + GST.

2022 AUSTRALIAN ACHIEVER AWARDS SCHEDULE

CATEGORY* ENTRIES
CLOSE
RESULTS
ANNOUNCED
CATEGORY
STATUS
Transport, Delivery & Relocation Services & Supplies 11-Feb-22 29-Mar-22 Open
Architect Services, Building Design, Building Construction & Interior Design Services 18-Feb-22 5-Apr-22 Open
Cleaning & Maintenance Services & Supplies 18-Feb-22 5-Apr-22 Open
Information & Communications Technology Services 11-Mar-22 10-May-22 Open
Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations Services 11-Mar-22 10-May-22 Open
Consultancy, Training & Employment Services 11-Mar-22 10-May-22 Open
Finance & Insurance Services 11-Mar-22 10-May-22 Open
Security Industry Services & Supplies  ^^ 18-Mar-22 24-May-22 Open
Building Services & Supplies 1-Apr-22 17-May-22 Open
Landscape, Nursery & Garden Services & Supplies 1-Apr-22 17-May-22 Open
Retirement & Care Services 29-Apr-22 14-Jun-22 Open
Childcare Services & Supplies 29-Apr-22 14-Jun-22 Open
Building Repair, Restoration & Carpentry Services 6-May-22 21-Jun-22 Open
Real Estate Services 27-May-22 2-Aug-22 Open
Restaurants 3-Jun-22 26-Jul-22 Open
Travel, Tourism & Accommodation Services 3-Jun-22 26-Jul-22 Open
Beauty Services & Supplies 24-Jun-22 9-Aug-22 Open
Hairdressing Services 24-Jun-22 9-Aug-22 Open
Health, Fitness & Wellbeing Services 15-Jul-22 23-Aug-22 Open
Optical Services & Supplies 15-Jul-22 23-Aug-22 Open
Animal & Pet Services & Supplies 29-Jul-22 6-Sep-22 Open
Automotive Industry Services 29-Jul-22 6-Sep-22 Open
Bridal & Wedding Services & Supplies 5-Aug-22 13-Sep-22 Open
Function, Conference, Event & Exhibition Services 5-Aug-22 13-Sep-22 Open
Specialised Services & Supplies *** 23-Sep-22 1-Nov-22 ** 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 $ 279 + 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 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 1-Nov-22.

*** This category includes:
Baking, Pastry & Pasta Services & Supplies, Education Industry Services, Entertainment, TV, Film, Audio & Video Services & Supplies, Fashion & Clothing Services & Supplies, Flower, Gift & Craft Services & Supplies, Funeral Services & Supplies, Legal Services, Meat & Poultry Services & Supplies, Office Services & Supplies, Pharmacy Services & Supplies, Photographic Services, Storage Services, Sign Industry Services & Supplies, Retail Wholesale 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 $279 + GST, and each additional sub-category costs an extra $60 + GST. There can be Winners per each sub-category, however there is generally ONE National Winner for the overall category, unless advised otherwise.