Conditions of Entry


AWMA is an initiative of Australian Women in Music (AWM)

By participating in the Australian Women in Music Awards (AWMA) nominators and nominees agree to the Terms and Conditions as set out below:


  • Nominations may be self-nominated, made by an individual or an organization.
  • Nominee’s must be over 18 and Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents, proof of age and status may be requested.
  • An individual may be nominated in no more than 2 (two) categories, each nomination must include its own specific supporting material.
  • Patrons are eligible for nomination.
  • The following persons are not eligible for nomination: Juror Council Members; AWM Board Directors; and staff (and their close relatives) providing services to AWMA or any entity sponsoring the AWMA’s

Unless agreed otherwise by AWM, in any particular case, nominations close at midnight on the evening chosen by AWMA and may only be submitted online at www.womeninmusicawards.com.au.

Please check the Award Categories carefully for the most relevant award for each nomination.


Nominations Open: 23 April 2024

Nominations Close: 28 May 2024

Finalists Announced: 17 July 2024

Program Announced/Tickets On Sale: August 2024

Winners Announced: 2 October 2024


Awards recipients will be announced at an Awards Ceremony on 2 October 2024.


You agree that your personal information will be:

  • Collected by AWM, for the purpose of administering and judging the Awards
  • Disclosed to the Juror Council for the purpose of judging the Awards.

AWM will hold and use all personal information submitted for the purposes of processing each nomination and administering these Awards.

You agree to AWM providing the State and media organisations with your personal information (including your name and image) and material contained within the nomination in connection with the Awards, both now and in future years, including in print and online format such as the award web site and all social media channels.

You agree for your name and image to be used in connection with AWM to report on and promote the Awards, including if you are a finalist, in the Awards Ceremony, Awards Souvenir Program booklet, associated Awards promotion and marketing as required, Awards website and social media channels.

Personal contact details of the nominee and nominator will not be published or passed on to third parties that are not affiliated with the Awards.

All nomination information and material submitted remains the property of AWM and will not be returned unless previously arranged.


AWM may require the Award recipients and/or nominees to take part in publicity events in connection with the Awards Ceremony.

The name, likeness, and image of each Award recipient and nominees, as well as any photos, materials and statements supporting any nomination (except for personal contact information) may be copied, reproduced, or otherwise used in all online and print advertising including social media channels and press releases related to the Awards, as part of the Awards Ceremony itself and also in relation to AWMA in any future year (for example in the course of profiling past winners and nominees).


You acknowledge and agree that the material contained in the nomination form is not of a confidential nature.

You agree that AWM has a perpetual, royalty free, nonexclusive license to edit, amend, copy, reproduce, use, publish and communicate to the public, in full part, the material contained in the nomination.

You agree that AWM’s use of material contained in the nomination in accordance with these conditions will not give rise to any infringement or unauthorised use of any kind of third party intellectual property rights.

That you will not make any claim against AWM arising from the exercise of this license granted to AWM including claims in relation to moral rights that you may otherwise have; and to indemnify AWM against all costs and claims by any third parties arising from a breach of these warranties.


The recipients of the Awards will be recognised at an Awards Ceremony in Meanjin/Brisbane on 2 October 2024.

Award recipients will receive an Australian designed hand-crafted award, in recognition of their contribution to the music industry. Any other prizes that may attach to a particular Award will be as specified by AWM, provided that any such prizes are subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of AWM.


All nominators and nominees are entirely responsible for their own costs including travel and accommodation costs associated with attendance at the Awards Ceremony and Conference Program, however AWM may, at its discretion for those nominees shortlisted for any Awards, cover the cost of flights and accommodation to attend the Awards Ceremony where such shortlisted nominees live in another town from that in which the Awards Ceremony is being held.

Finalists will receive two complimentary ticket per nomination to the Awards Ceremony.


AWM reserves the right to amend or alter these Terms and Conditions without prior notice including in respect of the criteria for any Award, the withdrawal of any Award, the inclusion of any further award and/or any title or prizes offered in relation to any Award, where AWM believes such action is in the best interest of AWM and/or the Awards, and no liability shall attach to AWM as a result of such variation.


At its sole discretion AWM reserves the right to postpone or cancel the Awards and Conference Program, and no liability shall attach to AWM as a result of such cancellation.