Conditions of entry

The closing time and date for all nominations is 5pm on Friday 19 June 2020. Nominations will not be accepted after this date.

Nominees must be permanent residents of Australia, reside in the Northern Territory (NT) and meet all eligibility criteria.

Nominees may apply for one award category only and must not accept any nomination for a similar award in another state or territory in the same year.

It is compulsory for all finalists to attend the ambassador preparation weekend in Darwin from 15 and 16 August 2020. All finalist will also be required to attend the judging interviews on Monday 17 August in Darwin. Finalists will be responsible for making their own arrangements to take leave from work or study commitments for that weekend. Reasonable travel costs will be paid by the Department of Trade, Business and Innovation for those finalists who do not normally reside in Darwin or within 100km of Darwin, and in accordance with the department’s travel policy. Failure to attend the ambassadors preparation and judging weekend in full will void your nomination as a finalist in the NT Training Awards and is at the full discretion of the department.

All finalists are also required to attend the NT Training Awards gala dinner in Darwin on Saturday 19 September 2020. Reasonable travel and accommodation costs will be paid by the department for those finalists who do not normally reside in Darwin or within 100km of Darwin, and in accordance with the department’s travel policy.

Award winners of applicable categories must be able to represent the NT at the Australian Training Awards to be held in Melbourne on 16 to 21 November 2020. Award winners will be responsible for making their own arrangements to take leave from work or study commitments for the entire week of the national awards. Travel, accommodation and meals for the week are covered for all finalist by the Australian Training Awards.

Nominees must agree to abide by the decision of the judging panel, which is final and cannot be appealed.

All nominees must comply with the department standards in regard to training, workplace health and safety, and industrial relations matters. Consequently, award coordinators may refuse to proceed with a nomination at any time where an organisation or individual is under investigation by the department or has any unresolved issues with the department.

Finalists and winners must agree for their photographs, profiles and training details to be used for promotional purposes by the Northern Territory Government through its agency the Department of Trade, Business and Innovation.

Last updated: 26 June 2020

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