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.

2018 Winners Announced!

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2018 Award Categories Information

Best Overall Program

Employers with staff that make donations to charity direct from their pay and have added the most value to workplace giving.


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Best Launch or Refresh:
Employer

Employers of all sizes with staff that make donations to charity direct from their pay and have launched / refreshed its WPG program in the previous 18-months.

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Best Pro-Bono / Workplace Volunteering

Employers with staff who engage in pro-bono / workplace volunteering giving back to the community through time and skills.

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Most Unique Innovation

Any organisation (employer, charity, supplier or other) that has crafted and delivered a workplace giving innovation that transforms workplace giving.
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Most Innovative Charity / Employer Partnership

Jointly awarded to a charity and employer that have run a successful and creative campaign together. Proudly sponsored by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.
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Best Launch or Refresh:
Charity

Charities that have launched a new workplace giving offering to employers or refreshed an existing one in the previous 18-months.


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Best Public Sector Program

Government or public sector employer that has developed an effective and innovative program where staff make donations to charity direct from their pay.

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Award Terms & Conditions

Please read these Award Terms & Conditions prior to submitting an application.





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Judging Panel

Professor Kristy Muir
Chair of Judging Panel: CEO,
Centre for Social Impact

Judy Barraclough
Head of Strategy & Philanthropy,
The Smith Family

Carolyn Curtis
CEO, 
The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI)
Sarah Davies
CEO,
Philanthropy Australia

Carolyn Hewson
Director,
BHP Ltd, BHP Plc & Stockland Corporation
Dr Tim Reddel
Group Manager, Policy Office,
Department of Social Services

Adrienne Picone
CEO,
Volunteering Australia (VA)

Award Winners

Be inspired by the Award winners

CREATIVITY UNLOCKS GIVING AT SEEK

Best Overall Program - GOLD
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CELEBRATING TEN YEARS OF HELPING

Best Overall Program - SILVER
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DIGGING DEEP FOR THE COMMUNITY

Best Overall Program - BRONZE
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CHANGING LIVES ONE COFFEE AT A TIME

Most Innovative Charity / Employer Partnership - GOLD
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SECOND CHANCE FOR FOOD AT 7-ELEVEN

Most Innovative Charity / Employer Partnership - SILVER
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BRINGING TECHNOLOGY AND FUN TO SICK KIDS

Most Innovative Charity / Employer Partnership - HIGHLY COMMENDED
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INNOVATIVE ‘BEANCOUNTER’ HACK A HUGE SUCCESS

Most Unique Innovation - GOLD
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UNIQUE SOLUTION FOR STAFF ENGAGEMENT

Most Unique Innovation - GOLD
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SAP ANZ INSPIRING YOUTH THROUGH TECHNOLOGY

Most Unique Innovation - BRONZE
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SHINING THE LIGHT ON WORKPLACE GIVING

Most Unique Innovation - BRONZE
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A BETTER FUTURE THROUGH EDUCATION

Best Pro Bono / Workplace Volunteering - GOLD
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PRO BONO LEADERS SUPPORTING INVICTUS

Best Pro Bono / Workplace Volunteering - SILVER
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HUGE IMPACT ON NOT-FOR PROFITS

Best Pro Bono / Workplace Volunteering - SILVER
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STRONG COMMUNICATION & DONATION MATCHING HELP SOLVE REAL WORLD PROBLEMS

Best Public Sector Program - GOLD
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BEING “WILD AT WORK” BOOSTS ENGAGEMENT AND FUNDS

Best Launch or Refresh (Charity) - GOLD
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70’S MOJO DELIVERING FUN & COMPETITON

Best Launch or Refresh (Employer) - BRONZE
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WORKING TOGETHER FOR IMPACT

Best Launch or Refresh (Employer) - GOLD
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LISTENING TO STAFF + ENHANCEMENT OF RELATIONSHIPS UPLIFTS PROGRAM

Best Launch or Refresh (Employer) - SILVER
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