Annual Report 2016-17

External awards

In 2016-17 the department participated in a number of public sector endorsed programs as well as private sector industry association award programs. The following external awards were achieved:

  • 2016 Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management—commendation for the Family and Domestic Violence Strategy
  • 2016 Government Contact Centre Excellence Awards—winner of the ‘Best Project in a Government Contact Centre’ for the Compliance Risk Branch
  • 2016 Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards—winner of the Recovery At and Return to Work Award for IMPact, an injury management performance and quality improvement framework
  • 2016 Pacific Services Group Holdings Indigenous Female Employee of the Year Award—winner (Lisa Boehm) and finalist (Sharna Bartley)
  • 2016 Australian Association of Graduate Employers, Graduate Recruitment Industry Awards—finalist for the Will Spensley Memorial Award for Innovation in the Graduate Market (public sector)
  • 2016 Service Science Society of Australia’s Service Innovation Awards—winner (Digital Media Team)
  • 2016 National Disability Awards—finalist for the Excellence in Education and Training Award category for the Dandelion Program ACT
  • 2016 Hack4Good competition, conducted by Microsoft, the Australian Network on Disability, and Social Ventures—winner for the development of an accessibility app, ‘Utopia’
  • 2016 Australasian Reporting Awards—a silver award for the department’s Annual Report 2015-16
  • On 12 June 2017 Lisa Hoskin, an Assistant Director in the Business Transformation Division, was named in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours List. Lisa was awarded the Public Service Medal in recognition of her role as Service Centre Manager, Woodridge Service Centre, Zone South Queensland for the exceptional service, information and support she provided to some of the most vulnerable people in the Logan community.

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