2019/20 Media Awards - Call for Nominations

23 January 2021


HRSA are delighted to announce that Media Awards will once again be included at the Horse of The Year event to be held at the Mawson Lakes Hotel and Function Centre on Friday 26th February 2021.

We are calling for nominations for the following categories:

  • LITERARY – Best published print article, story, or feature (limit of 3 articles per applicant)
  • PHOTOGRAPHY – Best published action or still photograph limit of 3 photographs per applicant) 
  • TELEVISION/VIDEO/FILM – Best feature ‘to air’

The eligibility criteria for the awards are that all media material must pertain to South Australian Harness Racing and must have been published in Australian mainstream media during the 2019/20 racing season (1 September 2019 – 31st December 2020).

The following information must also accompany each nomination:

  1. Name of applicant
  2. Title of the entry
  3. Date and details of the publication of the entry
  4. Contact details including name, postal address, email, and telephone number.

Entries close at 5:00pm on Friday 19th February 2021. Nominations must be emailed, or hand delivered to Leanne Ewen at Suite 3, 2 McLaren Parade, Port Adelaide or email lewen@saharness.org.au

All award winners will be chosen at the discretion of the selection panel.

For further information please contact:


(08) 8285 0700 •  rneal@saharness.org.au


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