Selection Procedure

 

  • Nominations will be judged by a selection committee in each state or territory according to consistent national guidelines.
  • The Chair of each selection committee will be appointed by AIPS and will have voting rights.
  • The Chair, in consultation with AIPS, will appoint an independent selection committee comprising, where possible, at least four academic/research leaders, one government representative, one education sector representative, and one additional representative who may represent the community, communications or industry sector. In smaller states and territories, the selection committee may comprise less members (ACT, Tasmania).
    • In the Northern Territory, the selection committee as delegated by AIPS will┬ábe compiled in consultation with the NT government.
  • The selection committees will be guided by the selection criteria, taking into account the relevant age and experience of the nominees.
  • At the discretion of the Chair, a shortlisting process may be conducted with the support of AIPS. All nominations will remain available to the selection committee upon request.
  • The selection committees will reach their decision solely on the material submitted by the nominees and nominators.
  • All nomination information and material remains the property of the Tall Poppy Campaign and will remain strictly confidential.
  • The deliberations of the selection committees will remain confidential.
  • The decisions of the selection committees in the selection of Award recipients are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Details on members of selection committees will only be made public at the time of the announcement of the Awards in each state and territory.