How to Nominate

Step 1: Register your business or product and enter your nomination

  • You are encouraged to enter the category that best reflects your core business
  • Visit the Quality Tourism Australia website, create an account/login then go to the Australian Tourism Awards portal to register your nomination. If you have any issues with your registration please contact the NSW Tourism Awards team or call 13 26 96.
  • You will be required to select your region based on the NSW Destination Networks, if unsure of your network area click here to view the network map. 
  • Important note: please be sure to click through to the Australian Tourism Awards - you can complete the business standards questions (QTF level 1 & accomodation standards) within the awards portal. 


Step 2: Prepare your Submission

  • Review all the entrant resources available  to assist you to prepare and write your submission 
  • Entrants are strongly encouraged to prepare a draft in a word document before submitting online. 

Step 3: Register for a draft submission review  

Step 4: Submit your entry  

  • Log in to the Awards portal using the log in details you created when nominating, complete your answers and hit submit once you reach the end. Please note entries can only be submitted once.  

Step 4: Celebrate

Come along to the 2019 NSW Tourism Awards Presentation and Gala Celebration on 14 November 2019 for the announcement of all winners. The Gala event is a great opportunity to celebrate your accomplishment and build your connections. 


While the process may seem daunting it is a very worthwhile process for every business to be involved in and the actual ceremony is a wonderful event to be involved in and have a presence at. It is a great honour to receive such an award. The award is testament to what we have all been working towards and has helped to further elevate the brand and profile of Halcyon House. 

Mauro De Riso, General Manager, Halcyon House, 2015 NSW Gold Winner and 2015 Australian Tourism Awards Bronze Winner – New Tourism Business