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Nominations

Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination – we received over 80 nominations across all four award categories. The nominees showed outstanding commitment to workplace diversity and gender equality, and deserve to be recognised for their hard work and passion. A list of just some of the wonderful nominations can be found below.

Part of the reason for establishing the Diversity and Gender Equality Awards was to create a platform to share successful diversity employment strategies across the APS. Contact details for departments, agencies, and networks has been included in the list. We encourage you to reach out to nominators to find out about what they are doing in their agency.

Department/ Agency award

  • Department of Agriculture – Growing Reconciliation diversity [at] agriculture.gov.au
  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission maria.hadisutanto [at] asic.gov.au & virginia.ofarrell [at] asic.gov.au
  • Australian Taxation Office – ATO Indigenous Employment workplacediversity [at] ato.gov.au
  • Department of Human Services – DHS Northern Australia (Indigenous employment) craig.leon [at] humanservices.gov.au
  • National Disability Insurance Agency   tim.wedding [at] ndis.gov.au
  • Safe Work Australia Ingrid.nielsen [at] swa.gov.au

Network award

  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission – ASIC’s Diversity Council maria.hadisutanto [at] asic.gov.au & virginia.ofarrell [at] asic.gov.au
  • Australian Taxation Office – ATOMIC workplacediversity [at] ato.gov.au
  • Australian Taxation Office – WiMN workplacediversity [at] ato.gov.au
  • Department of Human Services – Townsville Smart Centre lyn.lagana [at] humanservices.gov.au
  • Department of Industry, Innovation & Science – Women’s Network womensnetwork [at] industry.gov.au
  • Department of Education – Ability Network abilitynetowrk [at] education.gov.au
  • Department of Employment – Network of Employment Women in IT diversity [at] employment.gov.au
  • Department of Employment – Gender Equality Network in Employment   diversity [at] employment.gov.au
  • Fair Work Ombudsman – FWObility (disability interest group) – pauline.snowdon [at] fwo.gov.au
  • Department of Health – Health Pride Network pride [at] health.gov.au
  • Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet – Women’s Network women [at] pmc.gov.au
  • Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet – PM&C employee networks kylie.bryant [at] pmc.gov.au

Gender equality award

  • Department of Agriculture and Water Resources – Gender Equality Commitment statement diversity [at] agriculture.gov.au
  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission maria.hadisutanto [at] asic.gov.au & virginia.ofarrell [at] asic.gov.au
  • Australian Taxation Office   workplacediversity [at] ato.gov.au
  • Defence Science and Technology Group – DST Gender Equality Working Group joanne.harrison [at] dst.defence.gov.au
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade emily.fisher [at] dfat.gov.au
  • Fair Work Ombudsman – FWO Gender Equality Network hr [at] fwo.gov.au

Individual award

  • Justin Lokhorst, Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Dennis Senior, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
  • Jocelyn-Gibson, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
  • Dr Nisrine El-Mogharbel, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
  • Iain Gately, Australian National Audit Office
  • Luka Musicki, Department of Health
  • Brad Nodari-Stewart, Australian Taxation Office
  • Henry Rocek, Australian Taxation Office
  • Tomas Castner, Comcare
  • Sreta Mrkic, Department of Human Services
  • Susanne Webb, Department of Human Services
  • Ali Khan, Department of Employment
  • Josh Anlezark, Department of Employment
  • Sue Sanders, Department of Employment
  • Clinton Scott-Knight, Department of Health
  • Marc Mahon, Safe Work Australia
Last reviewed: 
1 June 2018