Nominating criteria and instructions:

  • Nominations will close on Friday 15 March 2024.
  • Nominations are unable to be withdrawn once nominations are closed.
  • All nominees must reside and work in Australia.
  • Please have any supporting documentation (i.e. references, photographs, resumes) ready to upload; file sizes shouldn’t exceed 5MB.
  • All nominations must be accompanied by a high resolution image (at least 1MB in size) suitable and approved for print publication.
  • All finalists are required to have a representative at the Awards evening should they be successful.

By submitting a nomination, you give Prime Creative Media permission to publish all or part of your nomination in a suitable publication.

NOTE: no content is provided to nominees for approval prior to publication so please ensure all information, supporting evidence and images are approved for publication prior to submitting the nomination.

View all Award categories and nomination criteria below.

Lifetime Achievement Award – proudly sponsored Repairify

Recognising an individual who has been involved in the industry for a minimum of 20 years in the collision repair industry, who has gone above and beyond in their commitment to the industry.

Nomination Criteria:

  • Explain how the nominee has met and exceeded current role expectations, including any promotions or position advancements that have occurred since beginning in their career.
  • Explain how the nominee has shown leadership skills within their organisation.
  • Provide examples of initiatives or drives for change that the nominee has championed, as well as any measurable outcomes of this.

Woman in Automotive – proudly sponsored by PPG

Recognises a woman in the industry who has driven change and continues to do so, leading to progress in breaking down barriers and creating new career prospects for the next generation.

Nomination Criteria:

  • How has this individual driven change in the industry and demonstrated leadership within and beyond their organisation.
  • How has this individual maintained and encouraged a considered approach to diversity and inclusion.
  • How has this individual maintained and encouraged a considered approach to diversity and inclusion.
  • How has this individual succeeded in influencing and mentoring other women to positively impact the automotive industry.

Next Generation Leader Award – proudly sponsored by Capricorn 

Recognising an individual aged 35 years or younger at the date of nominations closing, who has impressed their colleagues and counterparts with their contribution and impact to their organisation, and excellence in service.

Nomination Criteria:

  • How has the individual excelled in their role to date and what sets them apart from their peers.
  • What initiatives of significant impact has the individual championed within and/or beyond the organisation.
  • How has the individual shown exceptional leadership skills within the organisation.