The Award repertoire groups include:
- Baroque music – up to and including Johann Sebastian Bach.
- Classic music – after Bach, including the music of Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Schubert.
- Romantic music – from the 19th century up to 1900, but not including the music of Beethoven or Schubert.
- French impressionist music and 20th century music up to 1950.
- Music composed after 1950.
- An Australian classic work.