Judging is coordinated by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training. The judging panels consist of 1 departmental staff member and 3 representatives sourced from business, industry and the public sector.
Individual, employer and community-based organisational award categories
Judging panels will select finalists and winners for each region and for the state level, based on written submissions and phone or online interviews.
At the regional level, these categories will be shortlisted to regional finalists for each award, who will then be involved in phone or online interviews.
Regional winners are automatically selected as state finalists and will go on to compete for the state award.
Regional and state winners are announced at the regional award ceremonies in July and State Gala Dinner in September each year.
Training provider and Industry Collaboration award categories (state level only)
Judging panels will select 3 state finalists and 1 winner per category, based on both written submissions and phone interviews.
Finalists and winners in these award categories are announced at the State Gala Dinner in September each year.