Nominations now open for Tasmanian Women in Resources awards

REWARDED: Alana Phegan with John Graeme at the 2017 Tasmanian Women in Resources Awards. Picture: Rob Burnett
REWARDED: Alana Phegan with John Graeme at the 2017 Tasmanian Women in Resources Awards. Picture: Rob Burnett

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Tasmanian Women in Resources awards. 

Recognising the work of woman who work within the state’s resource sector, the awards are run by the Tasmanian Minerals and Energy Council in conjunction with the AusIMM Women in Mining Network Tasmania.

Launched at Launceston College on Thursday, WIMnet Tasmania chair Ted Bradshaw, said the awards were a significant recognition. 

“Now in their fifth year in Tasmania, the awards continue to grow and encourage more women to consider the attractive career opportunities available to them in the mining, manufacturing and resources sector,” he said. 

Previous winners include Alana Phegan of Bell Bay Aluminium, who won the outstanding tradeswoman award in 2017. 

Nominations can be made online and close at 6pm on March 30.

The awards will be announced at a ceremony in Hobart on May 30. 

Award categories:

  • Exceptional Woman in a Non-Executive Role in Tasmanian Resources 
  • Exceptional Woman in Tasmanian Resources
  • Exceptional Young Woman in Tasmanian Resources (open to nominees 30 years of age and under as at 30 June 2018)  
  • Gender Diversity Champion in Tasmanian Resources
  •  Excellence in Diversity Programs and Performance
  • Outstanding Tasmanian Tradeswomen, Operator or Technician