Employer Support Awards - ACT and Southern NSW - November 2019

Employers in the ACT and Southern NSW Region were recognised in Canberra on Wednesday, 6 November 2019, for their outstanding support to Australian Defence Force Reserve employees.

The Defence Employer Support Awards are held annually in each state across Australia to recognise employers who ‘go above and beyond’ to support their Reservists.

The nominees for the award were:

  • The Canberra Hospital Intensive Care Unit
  • Department of Human Services
  • ACT Environment Protection Authority
  • Nova Systems Group
  • Xavier High School Albury
  • Department of Home Affairs
  • NSW Police Force, Wollongong Police District
  • Inspector-General of Intelligence & Security
  • NSW Health Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

The Canberra Hospital Intensive Care Unit was announced as the 2019 ACT/Southern NSW Supportive Employer and Department of Human Services was runner-up.

Award nominees L-R front row:
CAPT Sam MacDonald, Department of Home Affairs,GNR Mark Newman, MAJEN Kathryn Campbell, Commander 2 Division. Ms Anne Lyons, Chair, Defence Reserves Support Council ACT and SE NSW, VADM David Johnson, VCDF, Ms Malisa Golightly, PSM, Deputy Secretary Visa, and Citizenship Services Group, BRIG Duncan Hayward, Deputy Head Reserve and Youth Division.

Award nominees L-R middle row:
CAPT Adrain Read, MAJ Ben Biddington, FLTLT Tristan Checkley, Bronwyn Avard, Canberra Hospital Critical Care Unit, Carly Silsberg, Canberra Hospital Critical Care Unit, Ms Vanessa Beck, Department of Human Services, SQNLDR Adam Pearsall.

Award nominees L-R Back row:
Mr Angus Kirkwood, Home Affairs, SQNLDR Guri Sing, Mr John Kalokerinos, Department of Human Services, James Luck, Nova System.


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Last update: Tuesday, 26 October 2021

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