The Employer Support Awards (ESA) publicly and formally acknowledge the contributions made by employers of reservists at the State and Territory level.

The Queensland Employee Support Award were held at the Brisbane Convention Centre on 9 May 2019 and were sponsored by the Defence Reserve Support Council (DRSC).

The DRSC Queensland (QLD) ESA is awarded in industry categories to one employer who has been identified as providing continued and significant support to the Reservists in their employment. From these employers, five State awards will be made in the following categories: small business, medium business, large business, public sector and not for profit.

Each of the category winners will then be eligible to contend for the National Employee Support Awards.

List of Winners

Private Sector Medium Business Category - Conrad Gargett Architectural practice

Conrad Gargett Architectural practice - Prosegur Security

Not for Profit Sector Category - Brisbane Catholic Education

Public Sector Category - Townsville Hospital

Private Sector Small Business Category - BJ Hydraulics


Queensland Employee Support Award winners: L to R: Ms Jennifer Roberts, RADM Wolski, Mr Lawrence Toadlo, CAPT Chris Rawlinson, Dr Jon Hodge, WGCDR Kimberley Davey, Mr David Johnston, PTE Jonathon Willet, Mr Mark Greene, LTCOL Bryce Herslet, Mr Michael Kearney, CAPT Nicolas Deveraux and Mr Peter Hill.

Imagery available at: Defence Image Gallery

Photo attributed to: SGT Peter Borys

Produced by: RYD Communications


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Last update: Tuesday, 18 June 2019

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