Applications, Judging Panel and Results

The Application Process

The 2018 Pleiades Application Form and 2018 Pleiades Selection Criteria are now available here for downloading. The deadline for submitting an application is 5 PM Sydney / Melbourne time on Friday, 2 November 2018.

Pleiades Application Form 2018

Pleiades Criteria 2018

Please complete your application using the 2018 Application Form provided above, as well as up to 6 pages of text and up to 2 pages of accompanying tables and/or figures addressing the 2018 Pleiades Criteria. If describing a facility such as a breastfeeding room, please provide a description of its location and a small photograph within the form.

A draft of the application must be circulated to all members of the applying organisation at least two weeks in advance of submission, and the head of the organisation must sign the application before it is submitted.

2016 Pleiades Application Form (for archive purposes)
2016 Gold Pleiades Award Pro-forma (for archive purposes)
2016 Silver Pleiades Award Pro-forma (for archive purposes)
2016 Bronze Pleiades Award Pro-forma (for archive purposes)
2015 Application form (for archive purposes)
2014 Application Form (for archive purposes)

Applications for the third round of Pleiades Awards closed on Friday, 28 October, 2016. The recipients were announced in March 2017.

Judging Panel

The Pleiades Awards will be overseen by the Steering Committee of the ASA’s IDEA Chapter. The judging panel will comprise members of the Steering Committee; however current members of an eligible organisation will not be permitted to judge an application relating to that organisation.


The 2016 Awards were announced to ASA members on 16 March 2017. Awards will become effective on the 1st of January the following year. Accreditations will include a certificate, presented at the ASA’s Annual Scientific Meeting, and an accreditation logo for use on organisational websites.