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Prizes

There is a total prize pool of $14,000.

The winner of the Australian House of the Year Award will receive a $5,000 cash prize.

Each award category offers a $1,000 cash prize.

There are four levels of award recognition – Australian House of the Year, award winners, commendations and shortlisted entries.

  • Australian House of the Year – the project that demonstrates the highest level of achievement within the awards entries, in accordance with the judging criteria.
  • A Category Award is given to the project that demonstrates the highest level of achievement within the category, in accordance with the judging criteria.
  • A Commendation is given for projects that demonstrate high standards of achievement within their category, in accordance with the judging criteria.
  • Projects that are shortlisted will receive the use of the Houses Awards logo for printed and promotional materials (on request).

All awarded, commended and shortlisted projects will receive a certificate and the use of the Houses Awards logo for printed and promotional materials (on request).