Rising Star

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This award recognises individuals new to the industry who demonstrate an aptitude and desire to develop their property career with forward-thinking efforts, bringing new ideas or practices that makes the industry better, and have already made a mark in their organisation and industry. The winner of this award will be 35 years or younger.


  • Individual award
  • 35yrs and younger


Note that all criteria outlined below must be answered as part of the nomination, and points will be deducted for any criteria not directly addressed.

Career profile – (30% weighting/Limit 800 words) 

Outline the entrant’s career goals and their outstanding commitment to the property industry and community. Include details such as: 

  • Employment history
  • Professional development 
  • Internal business contributions and contributions to the industry (eg. Committee / board appointments)
  • Achievement of business and personal goals 
  • Career challenges
  • Why they chose property as a career choice.
  • Vision for their future of the industry

Industry contribution – (50% weighting/Limit 800 words)

Address how the entrant has made a significant contribution to the property industry. 

List a strategy / innovation / project the entrant has been directly involved with which has shaped NSW’s property industry. Describe how the nominee contributed to or managed the following elements of the project:

  • Innovation 
  • Individual/team contributions 
  • Challenges faced and how they were resolved 
  • Knowledge sharing via testimonials, press articles,  awards and certificates

Referee/Testimonial interview – (20% weighting)

Please provide contact details of ONE industry referee who will support this nomination and ensure that your referee is aware that they’ll be contacted.

All nominations will go through a strict judging process prior to finalists and winners being selected. 

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