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Regional Australia

Our aim is to help regional Australia SHINE!  Since 2018, Awards Absolute - a regionally located business - has committed to consciously and directly aiding in the growth and development of regional Australia. We have pledged to help activate regional Australia (ARA) by scheduling a new road trip program each year that sees us visit dozens of regional and remote local government areas. 

Let us help your communities and businesses gain the skills and knowledge to be brave and bold enough to tell their stories, highlighting never-ending efforts and achievements. Give them the skills to compete against the rest of Australia, including metropolitan businesses that have always had access to specialist support.

Awards Absolute is hoping 2024 will reveal round Australia travel as a more practical option. As promised, our Directors have been back on the road throughout 2023 to continue supporting regional Australia while contributing to tourism and economic recovery.


In addition we continue to offer all services online via virtual meetings, webinar workshops, awards software and remote management. As a company with a national focus, we have been working remotely with clients for almost 30 years and guarantee you will benefit from our expertise even though we can not meet face-to-face currently.

Our schedule for 2023 is:

March - TAS

April - TAS

May - SA / WA

June - WA

July - WA

August-  WA / NT

September- NT / QLD

October- QLD

(Reach out today to discuss how we can help you or your region!).

Accessing our services is extremely cost effective with our special subsidized ARA rate of 50% off all Submission Writing Workshops and Awards Program Reviews undertaken while in region at the scheduled times. There is also no additional costs relating to travel and accommodation expenses. Contact us to discuss.

In addition to the standard services, we are also offering educational workshops relating to two tourism award programs with specific relevance to regional Australia. The Grey Nomad Awards and the Australian Street Art Awards. These workshops can be held in a provided venue at a scheduled destination free of charge for up to 30 participants. Each of the 2 hour workshops will help participants understand the benefits associated with entering each of these niche tourism award programs together with tips on what the judges are looking for. Valuable insights into the Australian mature-age tourism market will also be shared with participants. 

Prebooking essential!

By spending time in regional communities and amongst overland travellers we also gain valuable insights into the ingenuity of the peoples of regional Australia and continue to develop stronger data relating to some of the key market segments driving regional tourism. Together these enable us to discover interesting case studies that are shared at the Art of Attraction Tourism Summit to help increase resilience in tourism across Australia even further. The next conference is being planned for March / April 2024 and we hope to see you there!

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