Award Dinner FAQs (Eureka Prizes)

 All you need to know about the Dinner.

Where is it held? Sydney Town Hall, 483 George St, Sydney. Information on getting there.

What time should I arrive? Pre-dinner drinks from 6pm. Award proceedings start at 6.35pm sharp. Allow yourself enough time to arrive, collect your name tag, cloak your belongings and determine your table number.

What should I wear? The dress code is black tie. We recommend that you come feeling comfortable and glamorous.

Do finalists know in advance that they have won? No.

Will anyone be announcing the winners on social media? Yes! The hashtag is #eureka14 and we will be posting live updates from Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

Who should I direct media enquiries to? If you have an enquiry regarding publicity, please contact Errol Hunt from Science in Public on 0423 139 210 or

Will photographs from the night be available? Yes. Photos will be shared on social media as they become available and shots taken by our professional photographer can be obtained in the days following. We invite you to have your photo taken on the night at the media wall with colleagues, team mates and family members during the breaks. 

Some of my friends and family are unable to attend. Is there a way they can be involved? Yes. You can follow the action on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. The hashtag is #eureka14. We will be posting information on winners as they are announced, as well as photos and more.

How many guests will be in attendance? 660 guests representing the who's who of Australian science will be there to celebrate the finalists and winners.

Will the ceremony be filmed? Highlights from the night will be shown on ABC's Catalyst on Thursday 11 September.

Will there be the opportunity to network? Yes. During the breaks between and after the official proceedings.

What times does the Award Dinner conclude? Midnight.

Kea Lambert , Project Officer, Eureka Prizes
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