Judging panel announced for the 2017 Workplace Giving Excellence Awards

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:
Entries are open until 25 August.

The Awards are part of the One Million Donors campaign to see a million working Australians donating to charity through work by 2020.  Spearheaded by the Australian Charities Fund and launched by The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull, MP, the campaign is now in its fourth year and supported by leading employers, charities and community organisations.

•2017 Awards – Key Dates
•Entries close: 25 August (5pm AEST)
•Finalists announced: October
•Presentation event: 2 November (Melbourne)

More Information
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.