Submissions for the 2018 Regional Tourism Awards are now open

Click here to nominate via the online portal.

Please note: Should you decide to not go ahead and enter a submission, your entry fee will be refunded (less an administration fee). If you do not advise us of your intention to withdraw by Friday 18 May, 2018. you will forfeit your entire entry fee.


A comprehensive Online Portal User Guide is available to guide you through the online submission process. Entrants can also download the Quick Start Guide, a two-page document which covers formatting your submission using the online portal.

Our Award Resources page contains other links and information entrants may find useful when completing their submission.

Entry Deadline

Submissions and relevant accompanying information, including images, must be received by **EXTENDED SUBMISSION DATE** 5pm on Monday 28 May, 2018 (previously Friday 25 May, 2018).

Submissions received after this date will not be accepted.

Entry Fees

If the applicant is a member of their local or state business chamber, there is no cost to enter the Regional Tourism Awards. If the applicant is not a member, a fee of $100 will apply for each submission.

Correspondence & Enquiries

Please refer all correspondence to:

Belinda King
Regional Tourism Awards Coordinator
PO Box 2299

Phone: 0402 199 347


Site Inspections & Judging

Site inspections will take place during June 2018. Entrants will be contacted to arrange a suitable date and time for the site inspection to occur.

Submission Writing Assistance 

The Regional Tourism Awards Board has compiled a list of businesses who offer a submission writing service for those organisations that may require assistance with their award submission. It is up to each individual entrant to make contact with the businesses and obtain their own quotes. These businesses trade as a fee for service – they are not free.

Please note that the Regional Tourism Awards accepts no responsibility for the quality of the businesses outlined below and recommends that entrants undertake their own research and reference checks before engaging.

Dogwhistle Creative
Liz Shepherd
346 Coorabell Road
Byron Bay NSW 2481
Ph: 0415 965 407

Dwyer Tourism Consultants
Mandy Dwyer
333 Belmont Street
Alexandria NSW 2015
Ph: 0419 490 521

Heart of the Bush Marketing
Melanie Trethowan
PO Box 705
Mudgee NSW 2850
Ph: (02) 6372 4410 or 0427 406 905

Jenny Bevis Events
Jenny Bevis 1093 Alemein Avenue
North Albury NSW 2640
Ph: 0401 976 079
E: and

Louden Up! Media
Eve Jaremka
Room 5.03b, Innovation Centre
363 Hogbin Drive, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
Ph: 0481 150 795

Nicole Mitchell Tourism Solutions
4 Sirius Parade
Beacon Hill NSW 2100
Ph: 0410 499 525

Nightcap Events (to specifically assist entrants in the festivals and events categories)
Lisa Cameron
Wagga Wagga NSW 2650
Ph: 0403 193 442

Tilma Group
Linda Tillman
50 Water Street
Toowoomba QLD 4350
Ph: 0439 192 193


Submission Reviews / Mock Judging

RGTC Group
2/113 Fitzmaurice Street Wagga Wagga NSW 2650
E: admin@rgtcgroup,

Tourism Business Solutions Pty Ltd
Karina Groth
50 Robertson Street
Kurrajong NSW 2758
Phone : 0401 276 428
Email :