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03 March 2016

2016 Women of Spirit Awards

Posted in Women of Sprit

presented by Bond Hair Religion

Each year, for the past ten years, Lifeline Canberra has recognised outstanding women in our community; women who have overcome adversity, given back to the community and inspired others to do the same. The Women of Spirit Awards is one small way to thank these amazing women, and to remind them just how special they are.

If you have an inspirational woman in your life, nominate her today!  

Nominations extended 

Nominations for the 2016 Women of Spirit Awards have been extended and are now closing Tuesday, 12 July 2016. If you know a woman of spirit, please click here to download a nomination pack

Award Categories

Woman of Spirit

This award honours a woman who, in overcoming her personal adversity, has made a positive change in the community and inspires others to make a difference.

Rising Woman of Spirit

This awards recognises a woman who has recently overcome personal adversity and has commenced outstanding community work which makes a difference and inspires others. The Rising Woman of Spirit Award is assessed on the same criteria as the Woman of Spirit Award, however it provides encouragement to women who have not yet had a significant period of time to give back to the community, yet has still achieved amazing outcomes.

Key dates

  • Nominations open Saturday, 12 March 2016
  • Nominations close Wednesday, 6 July 2016 - now closing Tuesday, 12 July 2016
  • Finalists notified by Friday, 22 July 2016
  • Award luncheon will be held on Monday, 5 September 2016

2015 Award Recipients

Be inspired by our 2015 Awards recipients

Awards Luncheon - save the date

The 2016 Women of Spirit Awards Luncheon will be held on Monday, 5 September at the National Gallery of Australia. More details will be announced in the coming weeks.


If you have any questions, please contact our Engagement & Business Development team on 02 6171 6300 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Save the date - 2016 WOS Awards


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