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Fitness Australia launches 2019 Industry Awards

Fitness Australia launches 2019 Industry Awards
August 16, 2018

Fitness Australia has today announced that entries have opened for the 2019 Australian Fitness Awards.

The newly formed Awards are open to everyone in the industry and seek to recognise and celebrate outstanding businesses and professionals, including seven business categories, three categories for individuals and one community award. 

Notably, the business awards have been redesigned to include new entrants such as Boutique Business of the Year and 24/7 Fitness Business of the Year. 

Award Categories

Individual Awards:
Group Exercise Instructor of the Year 
Personal Trainer of the Year 
Fitness Student of the Year 

Business Awards:
PT Business of the Year 
Boutique Business of the Year 
24/7 Fitness Business of the Year 
Council/Licensed Fitness Business of the Year
Independent Fitness Club of the Year 
Fitness Club of the Year 
Quality Accredited Business of Year

Community Award:
Community Excellence Award

Categories selected by the Awards Committee
The following two categories are selected by the Awards Committee and are not open for nomination.

Awards of Honour
The Awards of Honour provide recognition of the important contributions of industry leaders and champions.

Chairman’s Award
The Chairman’s Award recognises members of Fitness Australia’s Board, Councils, Committees or Taskforce who made a significant contribution to the work of that group and to Fitness Australia.

Introducing the Awards, Fitness Australia interim Chief Executive Greg Harris advised “the Australian Fitness Awards provide a tremendous opportunity for businesses and professionals to be acknowledged for the contribution they make to the industry and the impact they have in their community. 

“With a range of new categories, and the ability for individuals and businesses to nominate themselves, as well as clients and customers being able to nominate them, the stage is set to find some truly remarkable stories.” 

Award nominations open today (16th August) and close at midnight (AEST) on 17th October 2018

Once the nomination period closes, finalists will be chosen by an independent panel of judges. 

All finalists will be notified by email with details of the next steps. The selection panel will then name the national award recipients in each of the 11 award categories.

The national winners of the Australian Fitness Awards will be announced in Sydney in April 2019.

The Australian Fitness Awards 2019 are sponsored by Les Mills, Ezidebit, Guild Insurance and Guild Super.

To find out more about Australian Fitness Awards go to or call 1300 211 311.

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