Australian HR Awards 2020: Full list of winners and excellence awardees

Full line-up of this year’s winners and excellence awardees

Australian HR Awards 2020: Full list of winners and excellence awardees

This year’s Australian HR Awards celebrated the incredible achievements of industry professionals across the country after an unforgettable 12 months.

Bringing together the best in the business, each category was packed with examples of how HR has led businesses through one of the toughest periods in the last decade.

This year’s judges praised the impressive calibre of submissions, noting how HR teams continued to deliver innovative strategy and achieve far-reaching goals despite the seismic shift in working life.

For the first time ever, the Australian HR Awards ceremony was hosted virtually last night, marking a night of great celebration.

Below is the full list of this year’s winners and excellence awardees:

BEST WORKPLACE FLEXIBILITY PROGRAM EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Investa
MSD
PEXA
QinetiQ

WINNER

Deloitte Australia

BEST HEALTH & WELLBEING PROGRAM EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

NSW Ambulance
QBE Insurance Australia
Sanofi
Singleton Council

WINNER

Johnson & Johnson

BEST LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Deloitte Australia
EY
Kraft Heinz
Level Crossing

WINNER

McDonald's Australia

BEST USE OF TECHNOLOGY EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Deloitte Australia
UQ Recruitment
VetPartners

WINNER

Youi

JOBACCESS BEST WORKPLACE DIVERSITY & INCLUSION PROGRAM EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Deloitte Australia
Hollard Insurance
La Trobe University
Metcash

WINNER

QBE Insurance Australia Pacific

BEST CHANGE MANAGEMENT STRATEGY EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Affinity Education Group
Nous Group
Pepper
Singleton Council

WINNER

Hume Community Housing

BEST GRADUATE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Allianz Australia
AMP
Kraft Heinz
MinterEllison

WINNER

VetPartners

BEST RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Coles Group
Gateway Motorway Services
Mercy Health
NSW Ambulance

WINNER

Serco Asia Pacific

ACHIEVERS BEST REWARD & RECOGNITION PROGRAM EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Edwards Lifesciences
Insight
National Disability Insurance Agency

WINNER

Employsure

BEST LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

La Trobe University
McDonald's Australia
QinetiQ
Serco Asia Pacific

WINNER

EY

REDKITE EMPLOYER OF CHOICE (PUBLIC SECTOR & NFP) EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Cancer Council Queensland
Community Enterprise Queensland
Penrith City Council

WINNER

The Disability Trust

EMPLOYER OF CHOICE (1-99 EMPLOYEES) EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Edwards Lifesciences
Howden Australia
Total Image Group

WINNER

ghd hair

EMPLOYER OF CHOICE (100 - 999 EMPLOYEES) EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

AbbVie Australia
Employsure
PHD
Queensland Treasury Corporation

WINNER

Investa

EMPLOYER OF CHOICE (>1000 EMPLOYEES) EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Mader Group
MinterEllison
Publicis Groupe
Youi

WINNER

Deloitte Australia

HAYS AUSTRALIAN HR TEAM OF THE YEAR (≤ 1000) EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Apiam Animal Health
Investa
Pernod Ricard Winemakers
Uber Australia

WINNER

Insight

AUSTRALIAN HR TEAM OF THE YEAR (> 1000) EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Coca-Cola Amatil
Coles Group
Serco Asia Pacific
Youi

WINNER

Kmart

AUSTRALIAN RISING HR STAR OF THE YEAR EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Byron Bateson, Gold Coast Health
Gemma Weaver, PHD
Hannah Young, Town of Mosman Park
Kerri Allen, Employsure

WINNER

Ashleigh Pickrell, Allianz Australia

AUSTRALIAN HR MANAGER OF THE YEAR EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Bettina Tracey, Gold Coast Health
Jeanni Watson, PointsBet
Rachael Baack, International HR Development Specialist Consultant
Simon Tufrey, Wyndham Destinations -Asia Pacific

WINNER

Kathryn Agius, Gateway Motorway Services

AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS LAWYERS & ADVISORS, AUSTRALIAN HR CHAMPION (CEO) OF THE YEAR EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Hugo Schreuder, Youi Insurance
John Burns, (former CEO), VetPartners
Michael Azrak, MSD

WINNER

Annette Kimmitt, MinterEllison

AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS LAWYERS & ADVISORS AUSTRALIAN HR DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR EXCELLENCE AWARDEES

Hannah Bloch, Gold Coast Health
Julie Harris, VetPartners
Zahra Peggs, TSA Group

WINNER

Ivan Pierce, Youi

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