Young Leaders' Award

Key Dates for the UDIA NSW & nbn Young Leaders' Award for Excellence 2018

Nominations open: Monday 20 August 2018
Nominations close: Friday 14 September 
Final submissions due: Thursday 20 September 2018 
Announcement of winner: Thursday 18 October at the Annual State Conference Dinner


The finalists for the Leadership Awards 2018 have been announced! Click here to view the list of finalists for each category. 

Nominate Someone Now!

Nominations are now open for the 2018 UDIA NSW & nbn Young Leaders Award for Excellence. For more information please read the entry guidelines.

Nominating is easy. All you need to do is fill out the online form by clicking here and we will contact your nominee with further details. The winner of the 2018 UDIA NSW Young Leaders Award for Excellence will be recognised with a number of highly prestigious accolades and a winners prize package.


The UDIA NSW & nbn Young Leaders' Award for Excellence acknowledges and promotes the positive contribution young property professionals make to the NSW property industry. UDIA NSW recognises young professionals across all disciplines of the development industry from both the public and private sectors to enter, including; developers, contractors, consultants, those involved in property services, property management, marketing and professional support services.

Do you know an emerging leader in the NSW property development industry who:

  • demonstrates excellence in their field;
  • is an inspirational role model in the workplace and the industry;
  • champions positive change, upholds the highest values and principles;
  • responds innovatively to projects and challenges;
  • has made a significant contribution to the NSW property development industry; and
  • is under 35 years of age?

If this sounds like you or someone that you know, then help us find the winner of the 2018 UDIA NSW & nbn Young Leader Award for Excellence by nominating yourself, an employee, colleague, friend or associate. Click here to nominate now.



2019 - Nominate someone today!

2018 - James Milligan, Managing Director, Milligan Group 

2017 - Emily McLaughlin, Development Manager, Capital Bluestone 

2016 - Matthew Wrigley, Managing Director, Perpetual Strata Management

2015 - Stephen Abolakian, Managing Director, Hyecorp Property Group

2014 - Michael Sheargold, Managing Director, Sheargold Group

2013 - Mike Williams, Assistant Development Director, UrbanGrowth NSW

2012 - Cameron Vella, Manager, Urban Infrastructure, Cardno

2011 - Tania Betts, Stockland

2010 - David Bobyreff, Lean & Hayward Pty Ltd


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