Key dates for 2021


Event Date
Launch 20 May
Nominations open/close 20 May –  EXTENDED to 23  July
Program Support June – September
Site visits TBA 
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
Audit Wednesday 13 October 
National online judging portal opens October
End of year event / winners announced Friday 26 November
Judge feedback sessions December
National judging day Early December
Australian Tourism Awards Gala Friday 4 March  2022
National Judge feedback sessions March 2022

*dates subject to change