The Shortlist for the inaugural The Industry Observer Awards presented by TicketWeb has been revealed to celebrate the talent behind the talent.

See below for the full Shortlist for the Guardian of the Year category:

Alana Dow [Jai Waetford]

Jai and his mother Alana Dow

Tara Hart


Shaun & Laurelle Mellet

Troye Sivan's parents

Anthony Sultana

Ralph Van Dijk

:: The Industry Observer Awards: How the judging works

The winners of the awards will be announced at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Monday, March 27, 2018. Tickets to the TIO Awards will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendance is open to the general public and industry alike.