Winners’ obligations

Recipients of the Young Tall Poppy Science Awards (Young Tall Poppies) will become science ambassadors and must, as a condition of award agree to:

  • Undertake at least two voluntary outreach activities as part of the Tall Poppy Campaign programs targeting school students, teachers, the general public, media, federal or state MPs, policy makers, and in a range of science promotional activities over 2019/20
  • Be listed as an expert in their field with the Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC) and SCIMEX for potential media approaches as automatically qualified to be listed by winning their award

In addition, winners are expected at the time of the closing date of application to:

  • Be in their respective state for 6-12 months following the award ceremony, or advise of a change in their Australian state or territory as soon as possible to enable their engagement in their new location
  • Abide by any conditions of prizes in their state or territory
  • Attend the award ceremony in their respective state