Nomination Information

About the awards

The National Infrastructure Awards recognise and celebrate excellence in project delivery and individual achievement across the infrastructure sector. The Awards reflect Infrastructure Partnerships Australia’s dedication to genuine collaboration and partnership between the public and private sectors to deliver infrastructure and drive reform for the national interest.

About the Future Infrastructure Leaders of the Year Award

The Future Infrastructure Leader of the Year Award recognises a person under the age of 35, who has made an outstanding contribution to the infrastructure sector.

The award recognises an individual who significantly contributed to a project, transaction, policy reform or advice during 2022. Particular regard will be given to individuals who have surpassed expectations and displayed the attributes of a future leader of the sector.

The winner of the Future Infrastructure Leader of the Year Award will be invited to participate in Infrastructure Partnerships Australia’s program and its Future Infrastructure Leaders event series.


  • To qualify, the nominee must be in the early-mid stages of their career, typically defined by individuals under the age of 35
  • The nominee must have contributed to a project, transaction, policy reform or advice during 2022
  • All nominations must adhere to the word limits for each question. Any words submitted over the word limit will not be presented to the Judging Panel   


  • This category has no finalists – highly commended individuals will be sent a letter of commendation by the Judging Panel after the announcement of the winner
  • The winner will be announced at the National Infrastructure Awards night on Thursday 27 April 2023 in Sydney


  • Nominations open – Wednesday 7 December 2022
  • Nominations close – 5.00pm Tuesday 7 February 2023
  • Judging Panel – Mid February
  • Winner announced – National Infrastructure Awards – Thursday 27 April 2023 Sydney

What you’ll need
  • The nominees contact details and age
  • Brief professional biography for the nominee
  • A specific example where the nominee demonstrated a significant contribution to a project or transaction completed in 2021, had an important role in developing policy or research, or demonstrated exceptional management or leadership skills
  • Contact details for two referees

Things to keep in mind
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