The Awards celebrated the outstanding achievements of the country's top HR leaders
The winners of the Australian HR Awards have been announced in front of more than 850 of the country’s top HR leaders at The Star, Sydney.
There were 20 awards presented throughout the night to the most outstanding HR professionals, companies and teams from across Australia.
Popular media personality, Tom Williams was the Master of Ceremonies for the evening, while Duke Music and Luke Zanc Duo provided live music entertainment.
Pharmaceutical company MSD took home two major awards, including Australian HR Team of the Year (≤1000 Employees) and Employer of Choice (100-999 Employees).
While the major individual prize of Australian HR Director of the Year was awarded to Linda Carroll or Affinity Education Group.
HRD would like to congratulate all the finalists and winners, and thank event partner IronFish and the award sponsors for their support.
The full list of winners include:
HRD Australian HR Rising Star of the Year
Winner: Jess Edmonds-Saunders, Youi
BI Worldwide Australian HR Manager of the Year
Winner: Elizabeth Rogic, Assetlink
Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors Australian Champion (CEO) of the Year
Winner: Michael Ward, Raytheon Australia
Ironfish Australian HR Team of the Year (>1000 Employees)
Highly Commended: City of Canterbury Bankstown
O.C. Tanner Employer of Choice (≥1000 Employees)
Winner: MSS Security
Employer of Choice (1-99 Employees)
HRD Best Leadership Development Program
Winner: Deloitte Australia
Best Recruitment Campaign
Winner: Serco Asia Pacific (ASPAC)
Best Change Management Strategy
Winner: Accor Pacific Heartist Team
Subscribe-HR Best Use of Technology
Winner: Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Converge International Best Health & Wellbeing Program
HAYS Australian HR Team of the Year (≤1000 Employees)
Redkite Employer of Choice (100-999 Employees)
Employer of Choice (Public Sector & NFP)
Winner: The Disability Trust
Achievers Best Reward & Recognition Program
Winner: Gold Coast Hospital & Health Service
Highly Commended: YOUi
Best Graduate Development Program
Highly Commended: TransDev Australasia
JobAccess Best Workplace Diversity & Inclusion Program
Winner: City of Sydney Council
Best Learning & Development Program
Winner: Lindt Australia
Ironfish Best Workplace Flexibility Program
Highly Commended: MSD
Randstad Australian HR Director of the Year
Winner: Linda Carroll, Affinity Education Group
Highly Commended: Penny Lovett, Salvation Army