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6 May 2019 - Applications open

31 July 2019 - Applications close

14 October 2019  - GOVEA Awards Ceremony

December 2019 - National Awards Ceremony

Darrin Vouch
Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Phone: (03) 9651 9498

Agribusiness, Food and Beverages
For outstanding international success in the field of agricultural products, services or technology, including processed foods and beverages, and the forestry, fisheries and fibres industries.

Creative Industries
For outstanding international success across all creative industries, including music and performing arts, film, television and radio, software and interactive content such as VR and AR, writing, publishing and print media, architecture and design, and visual arts. This includes fashion design.

For outstanding success by an Australian business in selling goods or services to customers overseas via an electronic network. Includes cross-border e-commerce and online sales.

Emerging Exporter
For outstanding export achievement by an enterprise in any industry sector which has been exporting goods or services for three years or less.

International Education and Training
For outstanding innovation and international success in the field of education and training services, expertise and curriculum, including vocational training.

International Health
For outstanding international success in the medical, healthcare and biotechnology fields for products, technology, equipment or services. This includes e-health, digital health, medtech and aged care services.

Manufacturing and Advanced Materials
For outstanding international success by a manufacturer and/or advanced materials development. This includes production of consumer products.

Minerals, Energy and Related Services
For outstanding international success in the production or primary processing of extractive and value-added minerals or energy products, and in providing mining equipment, technology and services (METS) to the minerals and energy industries.

Professional Services
For outstanding international success in the professional business services, including legal, accounting, administration and support services, business management, marketing services, franchising and licensing, engineering, financial and insurance, market research and translation services.

Regional Exporter
For outstanding international success by a business whose head office is based in a non-metropolitan location.

Small Business
For outstanding international success by any business with total annual sales not exceeding $5 million.

For outstanding international success in environmental solutions, clean energy innovation, materials and energy efficiency, waste and water management, green buildings and R&D collaboration.

Technology and Innovation
For outstanding international success in the field of information and communication products, technology or services that are concerned with the storage, retrieval, manipulation, transmission or receipt of digital data, including software and games. This includes fintech, cybersecurity and regtech sectors.


Additional award categories

Victorian Women in International Business Award 2019

For outstanding success by a Victorian woman involved in international business.

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