The Positive Ageing Awards will be held during ACT Seniors Week (12-18 March 2018).  

Deadlines for nominations are Friday 23 Feb 2018.

* 1. Nominator

* 2. Nominee

* 3. Award category

* 4. Rationale for nominating - how does the nominee meet the Award criteria (below)?
Please keep answers brief. More information may be sought from the nominator/nominee if required.

Award Criteria
- How has the nominees work contributed to the ACT community?
- How has the nominees work advanced the health, wellbeing, education or social situation of older person/s?
- The nature and length of activity or service.
Please note:
All nominators must have permission by the person or team you are nominating to disclose their personal information as part of their entry in the 2018 Positive Ageing Awards. The nominee is required to understand that by this nomination form being submitted, their image and story may be used publicly by COTA ACT to promote the awards program.

No previous winners of a Positive Ageing Award are eligible to be nominated. Unsuccessful past nominees/finalists may be nominated.

Nominations are open to residents of the ACT and surrounds, as long as the service is provided to ACT residents.

The definition of a senior is as follows:
  • Any person aged 60 year or over at the time of nomination
  • Any Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander who is 50 years or over at the time of nomination.
A panel of judges will select finalists and winner(s) for each award. The judges reserve the right to accept or reject nominations or to refrain from presenting an award in one or more categories if the standard of submissions is considered to be insufficient.

Judges reserve the right to have an entry considered in an alternative award category if deemed appropriate.
If you would like more information, please contact COTA ACT on 6282 3777 or

Alternatively, you can send your nomination through to