THE SEARCH BEGINS FOR THE 2023 NSW WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS
Nominations for the 2023 NSW Women of the Year Awards are now open with the community invited to identify the most outstanding and influential women in NSW.
Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said the annual awards play a huge role in celebrating the region’s high achieving and inspirational women.
“Our region is blessed with amazing women who go above and beyond to positively impact their community and the people of NSW,” Mr Anderson said.
“Our region is home to the 2022 NSW Woman of the Year Anna Barwick and now is the time to identify the next great woman coming from our region.”
Minister for Women Bronnie Taylor said when we recognise the outstanding contributions women and girls make to society, we empower and inspire them to continue creating positive and lasting changes.
“We all have a responsibility to be loud and proud of women’s achievements and to celebrate their determination, bravery, skill and passion,” Mrs Taylor said.
Nominations are open for the following six categories:
• Woman of Excellence
• Aboriginal Woman of the Year
• Community Hero of the Year
• Young Woman of the Year
• Regional Woman of the Year
• One to Watch
The ‘One to Watch’ category is in its third year. This award recognises girls aged seven to 17, who have supported others through acts of courage, strength, determination and kindness.
“The One to Watch award is our way of giving a huge shout out to rising young super stars who are showing strength and resilience,” Mrs Taylor said.
Pharmacist and founder of PharmOnline, an online telehealth service that connects people with experienced pharmacists, Anna Barwick, was named 2022 NSW Premier’s Woman of the Year and Minerals Council Regional Woman of the Year.
Ms Barwick applauded the hard work and continued dedication of her peers to improving the lives of their loved ones and communities.
“All women contribute to their family, workplaces and communities in so many ways – this is the time to recognise them,” Ms Barwick said.
The winners will be announced at the NSW Women of the Year Awards ceremony on 9 March 2023 as part of NSW Women’s Week.
To nominate an extraordinary woman or girl in your community, visit:
Nominations close Friday, 30 September.