Key dates for 2021


Event Date
Launch 20 May
Nominations open 20 May – 
Program Support June – September
Site visits cancelled for 2021
Final submission review 1 September – 16 September 
Submissions close Thursday 30 September by 5pm
Online judging Friday 1 October  – Sunday 10 October 
Deliberation day   Wednesday 13 October 
National online judging commences  October 
Local category submissions close  Friday 29 October by 5pm 
End of year event / winners announced Friday 4 February 2022 
Judge feedback sessions February 
National judging day Early December
Australian Tourism Awards Gala Friday 4 March  2022
National Judge feedback sessions March 2022

*dates subject to change