2013 Australian Film Institute Awards
Nominated for Best Documentary Series (with Andrea Denholm, Lavinia Riachi and Laura Waters): for Sporting Nation

2008 Logie Awards (Australia)
Hall of Fame

2004 Australian Film Institute Awards
Byron Kennedy Award
Nominated for Best Screenplay - Television: for The Brush-Off

2003 Australian Comedy Awards
Nominated for Outstanding Comic Performance in a Feature Film: for Crackerjack

2001 TV Week Logie Awards 
Most Outstanding Comedy Program: The Games 

2001 Australian Film Institute Awards
Best Screenplay on a Television Drama (shared with Ross Stevenson): for The Games, 'Solar' episode
Nominated for Best Episode in a Television Drama Series (shared with Ross Stevenson and Mark Ruse): for The Games, 'Solar' episode

1982 Australian Film Institute Awards
Best Film: Lonely Hearts
Nominated for Best Film Screenplay - Original or Adapted (with Paul Cox): for Lonely Hearts

1976 Feltex Television Awards (New Zealand)
Best Personality (shared with Dougal Stevenson)