Women in Defence Awards



The Women in Defence Gala Awards lunch

The Pialligo Estate, Canberra

July 27, 2018
1pm - 4pm

Click here to view the Women in Defence Award finalists

Tickets to the Women in Defence Awards lunch are now almost sold out. To be put on the waitlist email Jessica at Two de Force.

The inaugural ADM Women in Defence awards program will celebrate talented, determined, successful women who make a positive impact in the defence business arena, as members of Defence industry, Australian Public Service (APS) or in uniform.

The program will recognise women within the following categories:

  • Communications
  • Legal/contracting
  • Project Management
  • Engineering
  • Technical Trade
  • Rising Star award (under the age of 30)
  • Hall of Fame Lifetime Achievement award

The inaugural awards will be presented to the winners in July 2018 at a gala lunch event in Canberra. ADM is the leading voice of the defence community and is proud to showcase the achievements of leading women in the sector




The gala lunch will feature a keynote address by WIDA patron, Senator the Hon Marise Payne Minister for Defence, who will also announce the Hall of Fame inductee.


Leading the event as MC is Tracey Spicer; author, journalist and television presenter renowned for the courage of her convictions, passion for social justice, and commitment to equality.