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RMA WA Awards

The big event on the RMA WA calendar is the annual RMA Awards. The awards are usually spread over eight categories and culminate in the annual award night in Perth.

Enter now

Read the information pack and submit your entry or entries before the deadline (25 October) via the RMA WA email address. Note: you must be a member to enter. Forms available above.

Note: you cannot submit the same story across multiple categories.

Annual gala award night

The rural media’s night of nights! Always a cracking time. Just $50 for members and $65 for non-members, including drinks and food!

Award entrants strongly encouraged to attend.

Date: 17 November, 2017
Time: 6:30pm
Venue: Oxford Hotel, Leederville (upstairs)
Cost: $50 (members), $65 (non-members)

Includes drinks and lots of good finger food!

Award categories

Excellence in rural media
Prize $500

Best news coverage – print
Prize $500

Best news coverage – broadcast
Prize $500

Best regional news coverage outside of agriculture
Prize $500

Best communications campaign
Prize $500

Best photograph
Prize $500

Best new entrant
Prize $500

Best feature
Prize $500

Student award (new category)
Prize $500


Membership is $50 per year (less than a dollar a week!) Note: You need to be a member to be eligible for the awards. Join now!

Award rules

Entrants must meet the following rules to be deemed eligible for award categories:
• Must be an individual or corporate member of RMA WA.

• Non-members must become a financial member of RMA WA to be eligible to enter the awards.*

• Only three entries may be submitted per person, per category

• Entry submissions must have been published/aired between September 15, 2016 and 25 October 2017.

• Award entries close 25 October 2017.

Submitting entries

• Entry submissions must be made electronically via email and must be accompanied by an appropriate completed entry form.

• Files included in entry submissions should clearly contain the date and title of the work, author/producer’s name and media bureau produced for.