Judging panel announced for the 2017 Workplace Giving Excellence Awards

August 14th, 2017

A distinguished panel of judges has been announced for the 2017 Workplace Giving Excellence Awards.

Chaired by Prof. Kristy Muir, CEO of The Centre for Social Impact, the judges will bring considerable corporate, philanthropic, government, community and academic experience to their evaluation of entries. The judges are:

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

Click here for more information about the judges.

All employers offering Workplace Giving are eligible to participate. Entries are sought for the following categories:
– Best Overall Program
– Best Launch or Refresh (Small Organisation)
– Best Launch or Refresh (Large Organisation)
– Best Public Sector Program

In addition, there is an Award category for charities to enter:
– Most Innovative Charity / Employer Partnership

For more information or to apply for an Award, visit: www.1MDonors.org.au
Entries are open until 25 August.

About One Million Donors

One Million Donors is movement to see one million Australians donating to charity through their workplace by 2020. Achieving this goal would transform the entire fundraising landscape – delivering efficient and ethical funding to the charity sector, allowing it to focus on helping those in need. The campaign is spearheaded by The Australian Charities Fund and supported by high profile employers and charities, as well as leading community organisations.


2017 Awards – Key Dates

  • Entries close: 25 August (5pm AEST)
  • Finalists announced: October
  • Presentation event: 2 November (Melbourne)

More Information

Visit www.1MDonors.org.au

Watch a short video of last year’s Awards presentation.

Watch the new TVC which explains why Workplace Giving is the smart way to donate