NSW Group Awards

    Each year, NSW Group presents various awards to its members and units to recognise their efforts. Details on these awards are found here. 

    Cadet of the Year Award
    The Cadet of the Year Award is awarded to the Cadet who best represents the values and principles of the Australian Air League and is an outstanding example for others. This award is assessed based on three age group categories.

    2021 Competition

    The following members have been nominated by their Squadrons to participate in the 2021 NSW Group Cadet of the year competition.

    Squadron Junior Cadet Cadet Senior Cadet
    Albion Park Jaxon Rennex
    Camden Isabella Lee Lachlan Haack
    Canterbury Francis Hsu
    City of Blacktown Boys Byron Hope Agam Gujral
    Canberra, City of Ben Anderson Will Davies
    Doyalson Girls Ruby Davis Alannah Bryant Lara Wilbow
    Edmondson Park Alexender Finnegan Srivats Srikumar Angelene Alicabo
    Leeton-Narrandera William Beard
    Marrickville Kimberly Griggs Zoe Baker-Moss William Nolan
    Moorebank Emilio Munoz Nabeel Hussein Suchet Pun
    Padstow Gabriel (Kael) Austin
    Riverwood Jason Wang Zayyan Mahmood Peter Tran
    Ryde Melvin Cheng
    Southern Highlands Leo Schwarze Blake Tickner
    Sutherland Shire Ben Spratt Ezekiel Lathlean
    Toukley Marcus Connor Maximus Pollard Douglas Renshaw

    Nominee Application

    Applications for the Cadet of the Year Award are open each year around May. Submit this form to nominate applicants for the upcoming Cadet of the Year Competition.

    Nominee Applications are now closed.

    Award Timeline

    Nominations Due (June – July)
    Squadrons must submit nominations no later than 14 days prior to the commencement of the Annual Group Training Camp.

    Nominees Announced (July – August)
    Nominees will officially be announced at the Group Training Camp, usually during the Opening Parade or Ceremony.

    Interview and Assessment Day (August – September)
    Nominees announced at the Group Training Camp will be invited and required to attend an Interview and Assessment Day usually held in August.

    Winners Announced (September – October)
    Competition participants and Winners will be announced at the NSW Group Review.

    Rules / Guidelines

    An instruction containing all the rules and guidelines relating to the competition is available here

    Outstanding Service Award (OSA)
    The NSW Group Outstanding Service Award is awarded to an Officer who represents the values and principles of the Australian Air League whose actions, through diligent service, assist New South Wales Group to meet the aims and objectives of the Australian Air League.

    2021 Award

    Nominations for this award are now open. The following members have been nominated for this award.

    • No nominations confirmed with Group Council yet.

    Nominee Application

    Applications for the Oustanding Service Award are open each year around August/September. Submit this form to nominate applicants for this award.

    Nominations close 1700hrs on Monday 11th October 2021.

    Your Details - Step 1 of 2
    Please provide your membership number. This is either an N or a W number. We need this to confirm you are a member in NSW Group.
    Please provide your email address. We may contact you about this nomination.

    Award Timeline

    Due to uncertainty with COVID the 2021 timeline was delayed. 

    Nominations Open (August – September)
    Nominations can be made around this time.

    Nominations Closed (August – September)
    Members must submit nominations no later than the Group Council meeting in August or September (depending on the year).

    Winners Announced (September – October)
    Competition participants and Winners will usually be announced at the NSW Group Review.

    Rules / Guidelines

    The following minimum requirements must be met by the nominee:

    • The nominee is an Officer of the Australian Air League within NSW Group.
    • The nominee holds a rank of Second Officer or higher
    • The nominee has at least 5 Years of active Officer service (service as an Officer).
    Associate Service Award (ASA)
    The NSW Group Associate Service Award is awarded to an Associate Member who represents the values and principles of the Australian Air League whose actions, through diligent service, assist New South Wales Group to meet the aims and objectives of the Australian Air League.

    2021 Award

    Nominations for this award are now open. The following members have been nominated for this award.

    • No nominations confirmed with Group Council yet.

    Nominee Application

    Applications for the Oustanding Service Award are open each year around August/September. Submit this form to nominate applicants for this award.

    Nominations close 1700hrs on Monday 11th October 2021.

    Your Details - Step 1 of 2
    Please provide your membership number. This is either an N or a W number. We need this to confirm you are a member in NSW Group.
    Please provide your email address. We may contact you about this nomination.

    Award Timeline

    Due to uncertainty with COVID the 2021 timeline was delayed. 

    Nominations Open (August – September)
    Nominations can be made around this time.

    Nominations Closed (August – September)
    Members must submit nominations no later than the Group Council meeting in August or September (depending on the year).

    Winners Announced (September – October)
    Competition participants and Winners will usually be announced at the NSW Group Review.

    Rules / Guidelines

    The following minimum requirements must be met by the nominee:

    • The nominee is an Associate Member of the Australian Air League within NSW Group.
    • The nominee has at least 5 Years of service.
    • The nominee has been actively involved in the Air League for the past 12 months in a Squadron Committee or similar.