​​Are you or is your organisation a leader, a pioneer or significant contributor to driving change in the finance industry? 

The inaugural AFIA awards - The Affies - are designed to acknowledge individuals and organisations that have been instrumental in driving positive outcomes for the financial services industry and to give recognition to those who have played an integral role in financing Australia’s future. 

The Affies are open to AFIA members only and will recognise changemakers in the finance industry. We will shine a light on both organisations and individuals who have displayed bold creativity in building solutions that achieve better outcomes for customers and the community.

Key dates

Entries open on Monday, 1 August and close 5.00pm Friday, 16 September 2022.

Judging will take place over two weeks and finalists will be notified on Friday, 30 September.

The winners of the inaugural Affie Awards will be announced at a ceremony on the evening of Tuesday, 18 October at Sydney’s Zest Waterfront Venues from 5.30pm to 8.00pm, following AFIA's annual premier event - the AFIA Conference.

Why enter?

Entering the Affies is an opportunity to showcase achievements, amplify programs and initiatives, connect with your finance community and be recognised for making an impact.​ The entry process is a great opportunity for self reflection or to understand just how much of a contribution your organisation is making to the finance industry, our people, customers and communities.

Explore the categories

Promoting Sustainability 

This award is for an organisation that can demonstrate commitment to sustainable change through business practices, supply chain, employee engagement.



Championing Customer and Community

This award is for an organisation that has the best education or financial literacy program or initiative that supports customers and communities, and which engages other stakeholders including employees.



Empowering Innovation

This award is for an organisation that has achieved positive outcomes through some form of disruptive innovation that has either created a competitive advantage, reshaped the industry or changed consumer outcomes or behaviour.



Impactful Leadership

This award is for an individual who has demonstrated improved customer outcomes and/or people outcomes, which could include delivery of an app, website, call centre, marketing campaign, culture program, talent retention program or diversity and inclusion program.



Hall of Fame

This award is for an individual who has transformed or furthered the finance industry in some way through their outstanding personal contributions.