Conditions of Entry

Individual Awards

  1. Nominated individuals must have demonstrated experience, achievement and commitment within Victoria in a manufacturing facility or as a service provider to the Victorian manufacturing industry and be based in Victoria.
  2. Nominated individuals will only be accepted from:
    • incorporated Australian industry associations
    • companies that wish to nominate employees.
  3. Nominees for the Young Manufacturer of the Year must be aged 35 years or under at the time of the award ceremony.
  4. Achievements can relate to any facet of manufacturing, for example design, technology, supply chain management, marketing or work safety.
  5. Judging panels will be appointed to review the nominations.
  6. The Victorian Government is the decision-making authority for the Hall of Fame. Decisions on eligibility for the individuals being nominated, the entities nominating them or the provision or revocation of an award certificate, induction or other recognition is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  7. Nominees agree to have their name associated with the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame and promoted within the media, on the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame website and in other Department and State Government communications material.
  8. The awards will be announced at the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner.
  9. Any individual recognised by the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame who is, after recognition, convicted of any criminal offence or legislative breach may be asked to show cause as to why they should not have their recognition revoked and be required to remove any reference to Hall of Fame recognition by the Victorian Government. The Victorian Government will then decide in its absolute discretion whether the individual will have the award revoked.
  10. The State of Victoria will not be liable for any action or claim arising from or in connection with this application and its assessment.


Company Awards

  1. All companies nominated for Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame recognition must have a manufacturing plant located in Victoria and/or provide specialist services directly connected to Victoria's manufacturing industry and be based in Victoria.
  2. Organisations that have been recognised by the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame in the past 3 years are ineligible to apply for the same award category.
  3. Nominated companies will only be accepted from incorporated Australian industry associations or companies that wish to nominate themselves, subject to providing a reference from another entity such as a major client, industry association, union or DJPR Officer.
  4. Judging panels will be appointed to review the nominations.
  5. The Judging Panels reserve the right to transfer this nomination to another applicable category.
  6. The Victorian Government is the decision-making authority for the Hall of Fame. Decisions on eligibility for the manufacturers being nominated, the entities nominating them or the provision or revocation of an award certificate, induction or other recognition is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  7. The awards will be announced at the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner.
  8. Inductees who cease manufacturing in Victoria or move their manufacturing operations to another state or off-shore will have their induction revoked and will be required to remove any display of the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame in all material and may not indicate that it has any Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame or Victorian Government recognition.
  9. Any manufacturer inducted into the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame who is, after induction, convicted of any criminal offence or legislative breach where the penalty imposed is greater than $10,000 will be asked to show cause as to why it should not have its induction revoked, be required to remove any display of the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame in all materials and cease indicating that it has any Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame or Victorian Government recognition. The Victorian Government will decide in its absolute discretion whether the manufacturer will have its induction revoked.
  10. Change of ownership of an inducted manufacturing corporation will not necessarily jeopardise the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame standing of that organisation providing that core manufacturing activities continue to operate in Victoria.
  11. Nominees agree to have their name associated with the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame and promoted within the media, on the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame website and in other Department and State Government communications material.
  12. The State of Victoria will not be liable for any action or claim arising from or in connection with this application and its assessment.