Liptember Football Woman of the year

 

The Football Woman of the Year Award recognises women who have made a significant contribution to the game of Australian football. Announced at the Liptember Grand Final Comedy Debate, the award is open to all women associated in any way with the Australian football industry. Previous winners have included Dr Sue Alberti AO, Irene Chatfield, Debbie Lee, Jill Lindsay, Belinda Durate, Michelle Cowan, Pete Searle and 2015 Winner Jan Cooper.

To recognise and encourage the positive achievements of young women in the industry an Emerging Leader Award has also been established. This award will be open to women aged 25 years and younger. It will showcase the significant contribution being made by the emerging generation of women to the code of Australian Rules football.


Selection Criteria

Football Woman of the Year Award

The recipient will have:

  1. Demonstrated a positive and measurable impact to advancement of women in Australian Rules football over the past 12 months prior to nomination;
  2. Inspired other women to excel in their career pursuits in the Australian Rules Football;
  3. A keen knowledge of the game, including its history and future;
  4. Hold a 2016 football club membership;
  5. A willingness to publicly advocate the important role that women play in football; and
  6. A sense of humour and fair play
 
 
Emerging Leader Award

The recipient will have:

  1. Demonstrated that she is a visible leadership star of the future through her talents and positive contribution that she has made so far in Australian Rules football;
  2. Inspired other young women to either pursue a career in Australian Rules football or become actively involved in the sport;
  3. A keen knowledge of the game, including its history and future;
  4. Hold a 2016 football club membership;
  5. A demonstrated commitment to the initiatives that emphasise the important role woman play in football; and
  6. A sense of humour and fair play; and
  7. Turned 25 years of age or less before 29 September 2016.
 

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