AgriFutures NT Rural Women’s Award 2019

The AgriFutures™ Rural Women’s Award is Australia’s leading award acknowledging and supporting the essential role women play in rural industries, businesses and communities. The award provides a platform to inspire and support Australian women to use and develop their skills to benefit their industries and communities.

Nominations for the 2019 Northern Territory (NT) Rural Women's Award are now open.

Who can apply

  • The award is open to all women involved in rural industries, rural and regional businesses and rural and regional communities.
  • Location is no barrier. If you want to create impact, innovate and make a difference and/or contribute to enhancing the prosperity of rural and regional Australia, then we want to hear from you.
  • Women must be over the age of 18, and Australian citizens or permanent residents.
  • No formal qualifications are required.

On Thursday 27 September 2018 a webinar was held to allow 2019 applicants to go through any questions they might have about the application process. A recording of the  webinar is available to watch.

How to nominate

Detailed award guidelines and information on how to nominate can be found on the Agrifutures Australia website. Applications for Northern Territory applicants close at 10.30pm Australian Central Time on Sunday 27 January 2019.

What does the winner receive?

The $10,000 bursary is awarded to each state/territory winner, providing the financial resources to bring to life a project or initiative that will benefit rural industries, businesses and/or communities. The NT winner represents the NT as a finalist in the national award. The national winner will be awarded an additional $10,000 bursary and national runner up, an additional $5,000.

Visit the AgriFutures™ Australia website for more information.


Mila Bristow, Department of Primary Industry and Resources

Last updated: 03 December 2018