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Celebrate Workplace Giving

The Workplace Giving Excellence Awards recognise the most outstanding Workplace Giving programs and performers in Australia. Awards not only motivate and instil pride in your employees, they inspire stakeholders and create an overall sense of achievement across your organisation.

Judging Panel

Professor Kristy Muir
Chair of Judging Panel: CEO, Centre for Social Impact
Judy Barraclough
Head of Strategy & Philanthropy, The Smith Family
Sarah Davies
CEO, Philanthropy Australia
Carolyn Hewson
Director, BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc
Dr Tim Reddel
Group Manager, Policy Office Department of Social Services

2017 Award Categories

Best Overall Program

Judges will select the program they feel has added the most value to WPG. They will be looking for exceptional commitment to WPG and impressive outcomes within the organisation as well as community.
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Best Launch or Refresh:
Large Organisation

For organisations (>500 employees) that have introduced a new Workplace Giving program or revitalised an existing one. Applicants should demonstrate that they have planned and delivered a creative campaign.
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Best Launch or Refresh:
Small Organisation

For organisations (<500 employees) that have introduced a new Workplace Giving program or revitalised an existing one. Applicants should demonstrate that they have planned and delivered a creative campaign.
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Best Public Sector Program

Awarded to a government or public sector employer that has carried out a well-constructed campaign. Applicants should demonstrate the impact they have delivered within their organisation and communities they support.
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Most Innovative Employer / Charity Partnership

Jointly awarded to a charity and employer that have run a successful and creative campaign together as part of a Workplace Giving program. Judges are interested in how the partnership was planned, what made it innovative and evidence of great results achieved for both parties.
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Award Terms & Conditions

Please read these Award Terms & Conditions prior to submitting an application.
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WPG Awards Project Plan

Entering the 2017 Awards is easy using this week-by-week plan!
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Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2016 Award Winners!

‘Helping Hands’ at the Centre of JB Hi-Fi Culture

Best Overall Program - Gold
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Atlassian Streamlines Program for Success

Best Launch or Refresh (Large Employer) - Gold
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Macquarie Telecom Increases Giving by Appealing to Emotion

Best Launch or Refresh (Small Employer) - Gold
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Superheroes Storm JB Hi-Fi Stores to Support Kids with Cancer

Most Innovative Charity / Employer Partnership - Gold
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BHP Billiton’s Double Matching Bolsters Workplace Giving

Best Overall Program - Silver
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SEEK Double Donations in a Year

Best Overall Program - Silver
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ASIC’s Diverse Program Offers Inspiration to the Public Sector

Best Public Sector Program - Silver
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Pacific Equity Partners Revive Long-Running WPG Program

Best Launch or Refresh (Small Employer) - Silver
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Staff Drive WPG to New Heights at BDO

Best Launch or Refresh (Small Employer) - Silver
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Greenhill Relaunch Achieves 100% WPG Participation

Best Launch or Refresh (Small Employer) - Silver
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Adaptability is Key to 60 Years of Partnership

Most Innovative Charity / Employer Partnership - Silver
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Stewart House Celebrate 38 Years of Partnership

Most Innovative Charity / Employer Partnership - Silver
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Addressing Global Poverty Starts with Educating Girls and Women

Most Innovative Charity / Employer Partnership - Silver
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Starbucks Lets Staff Lead the Way in WPG Launch

Best Launch or Refresh (Large Employer) - Highly Commended
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2017 Entries Open from 17 July - 25 August

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