A record crowd of over 880 HR professionals gathered at The Star Sydney for the annual awards ceremony BY HRD 08 Sep 2017 Share v style="margin-top: 12pt;">Over 880 HR professionals attended the Australian HR Awards at The Star Sydney tonight to see 20 awards presented to the industry’s best companies, individuals and teams from across Australia. The evening was hosted by Logie-winning actress and presenter Natalie Bassingthwaighte. Guests were also treated to a surprise performance from The Three Waiters as well as music by popular bands Furnace and the Fundamentals and Luke Zanc Duo. A full list of tonight’s award winners is below: Individual & Team Awards Davidson Australian HR Director of the Year Winner: Assistant Commissioner Carlene York, New South Wales Police Force, Human Resources Command Hays Human Resources Australian HR Manager of the Year Winner: Jane Shand, Endeavour Foundation elle belle Australian HR Rising Star of the Year Winner: Lachlan Fleming, Endeavour Drinks Group, Woolworths Ltd Australian HR Champion (CEO) of the Year Winner: Trent Innes, Xero People + Culture Strategies Australian HR Team of the Year (≤1000 Employees) Winner: Queensland Treasury Corporation - Human Resources Team Ironfish Australian HR Team of the Year (>1000 Employees) Winner: International Convention Centre Sydney Company Awards Employer of Choice (1-99 Employees) Winner: Excite Holidays Employer of Choice (100-999 Employees) Winner: Lindt Australia Accumulate Employer of Choice (≥1000 Employees) Winner: PepsiCo Highly Commended: Accenture Employer of Choice (Public Sector & NFP) Winner: Cancer Council NSW Highly Commended: Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation Best Change Management Strategy Winner: PepsiCo Highly Commended: Westpac Group Best Graduate Development Program Winner: Broadspectrum Best Health & Wellbeing Program Winner: Youi Afterburner Best Leadership Development Program Winner: Special Broadcasting Services Best Learning & Development Program Winner: Bakers Delight Best Recruitment Campaign Winner: International Convention Centre Sydney Solterbeck Best Reward & Recognition Program Winner: Employsure Highly Commended: Western Power CEB Global Best Use of Technology Winner: ISS Facility Services Smartgroup Best Workplace Diversity & Inclusion Program Winner: Vision Australia HRD Best Workplace Flexibility Program Winner: Dexus You've reached your limit - Register for free now for unlimited access To read the full story, just register for free now - GET STARTED HERE Already subscribed? Log in below LOGIN Remember me Forgot password?