Advance Global Australian Awards* 

  • Individuals may nominate themselves or others
  • Nominees must be Australian citizens or Australian residents
  • Nominees must demonstrate significant global impact in their industry
  • Nominees must have lived overseas at some point in their career (we are including repatriates)
  • Awards will not be granted posthumously
  • Industry awards will not be granted to retirees, must still be functioning within their industry
  • Each applicant can submit applications in more than one category
  • Unsuccessful nominees may re-nominate in subsequent years
  • Awardees cannot receive a second award in the same award category, but can be considered for recognition in a separate category in following years
  • Groups of people or couples will normally not be eligible though in exceptional cases the selection panel reserves the right to consider such nominations
  • Selection panel reserves the right to move nominees across categories as they see fit
  • Current members of the Advance staff, Advance Board of Directors and Global Advisory Council are not eligible
  • All nominees will be considered for the overall Advance Global Australian Award without exception.

*Please note that some of the eligibility criteria has changed in 2015 including; accepting nominations for Australian residents and repatriates and NOT accepting retirees.

Advance Global Alumni Award

  • Individuals may nominate themselves or others
  • Nominees must be alumni of an Australian university, and a non-Australian citizen or resident
  • Nominees must live outside of Australia at least half of the year
  • Awards will not be granted posthumously
  • Each applicant can submit applications in more than one category and will judged on their demonstrated leadership, vision, action and innovation in one of the industry categories. The applicant will be evaluated against these criteria.
  • Unlike the Advance Global Australian Awards where individuals are recognised in eight categories, only one overall Advance Global Alumni Award will be awarded
  • Unsuccessful nominees may re-nominate in subsequent years
  • Groups of people or couples will normally not be eligible though in exceptional cases the selection panel reserves the right to consider such nominations eligible
  • Selection panel reserves the right to move nominees across categories as they see fit
  • Current members of the Advance staff, Advance Board of Directors and Global Advisory Council are not eligible.