Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame Nominations

The Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame recognises and celebrates Tasmania’s sporting heritage.

It honours outstanding Tasmanians who have represented their State and nation with distinction and ensures their sporting achievements receive recognition.

There are 135 athletes from a broad range of sports who have been inducted into the Hall of Fame, including swimmers, jockeys, Australian Rules Football legends and sporting all-rounders.

Find out more about these amazing sportspeople in our online Hall of Fame

Nominations for the Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame are open from 1 July - 13 August  2021.

To be considered a person must meet the following criteria:

  • have achieved outstanding performance in sporting competition while either identifying themselves as Tasmanian  or acknowledging Tasmania as their home
  • have participated in open competition at the highest level of their sport
  • be retired from that level of competition for a minimum period of four years
  • have exhibited a standard of behaviour that is fair, ethical and above reproach in relation to the rules and regulations of their sport and the community’s expectations.

No distinction is made between amateurs and professionals or males and females.

Nominations can be made for athletes from any period of time.  However, evidence will be required of their achievements  with suitable records.

Individuals considered for induction have, typically, represented Australia with a medal-winning or equivalent outstanding performance in their sport.


Nominations will be considered by the Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame judging panel. Nominators will be advised of the outcome of their nomination. The judges’ decisions are final and no communication will be entered into regarding the judging of the nominations.


When preparing a nomination please provide as much detail as possible about the sportspersons performances. Supporting documentation is welcome.

Download and return the Nomination Form (Microsoft Word)

No late nominations will be accepted.

Mail to:

Communities, Sport and Recreation
Communities Tasmania
GPO Box 65



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