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- The Minster for Women, Katy Gallagher recently opened nominations for 2009 ACT International Women’s Day Awards. The ACT International Women’s Day Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of women in the ACT community.
The Awards will be presented by the ACT Minister for Women, as part of 2009 International Women’s Day celebrations in March 2009.
Nominations are encouraged for women in the following Award categories:
¨ Women’s Award open to all women in the ACT. This award acknowledges and celebrates the contribution and achievements of an individual woman.
— Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Awards open to an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individual or team.
— Community Award recognises a team or organisation that has made a substantial contribution to improving the quality of life for women in the ACT.
Information and nomination forms are available from the ACT Office for Women, Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services at www.women.act.gov.au or by phoning Michelle 6205 0515.
Nomination close on Monday 12 January 2009.
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