Key dates for 2021


Event Date
Launch 20 May
Nominations open/close 20 May –  EXTENDED to 23  July
Program Support June – August
Site visits August (where relevant)
Final submission review August
Submissions close Thursday 9 September by 5pm
Online judging Friday 10 September – Sunday 26 Sept
Deliberation day Thursday 30 September
Audit Thursday 30 September
National online judging portal opens October
End of year event / winners announced November
Judge feedback sessions December
National judging day Early December
Australian Tourism Awards Gala February 2022
National Judge feedback sessions March 2022

*dates subject to change