TASMANIA

Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards

Betta Milk ‘Make It Betta’ Health Achievement Award

The Betta Milk ‘Make It Betta’ Health Achievement Award recognises the efforts of individuals, volunteers, carers, health professionals, groups and businesses in Tasmania that are dedicated to improving health and wellbeing in our communities. 

This Award covers all aspects of health including (but not restricted to) improving healthcare through research, providing assistance for the aged, the initiation of health projects or health programs, supporting LGBTI health, serving the disability sector or addressing mental health issues.

At Betta Milk, we believe that every step made towards better health can make a difference. When we work together and support each other, we can all achieve healthier, happier and better lives.

  • Outline your commitment to improving health and wellbeing in your community
  • Describe who has been involved in your effort and how they have benefited 
  • List any barriers or difficulties you have faced and explain how they have been overcome (if any) 
  • List or estimate the number of hours contributed by yourself and others (if any), paid and/or unpaid 
  • Describe any outcomes and/or results achieved
  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use on the Awards night
EPA Sustainability Award
The EPA’s vision is a Tasmania that is clean, healthy and sustainable. Its purpose is to protect and enhance the quality of the Tasmanian environment in balance with economic and social values, and the needs of future generations.
The EPA Sustainability Award acknowledges businesses from any industry sector who have developed and implemented cleaner production initiatives that have delivered measureable improvements in preventing pollution, conserving energy and water, minimising waste and maximising resource efficiency.
Submissions should be for a project or initiative that results in measurable improvements in any or all of the following areas: energy efficiency, water conservation, resource efficiency, waste minimisation; and results in wider community or flow-on benefits to the sector.
  • Describe the initiative or project, particularly any innovative aspects and how it has resulted in improvements to the environment
  • Demonstrate the measurable improvement to relevant areas of environmental sustainability, resulting from the initiative or project
  • Detail the social, economic and environmental benefits of the initiative/project both to the business and partners directly involved, and to the wider community
  • Outline the initiative’s sustainability, including changes to technology, process, training and awareness
  • Describe barriers and learnings from concept to implementation, and how these were/are being overcome 
  • Describe the methods used to share information about this project/initiative within the business, your industry sector, and other key stakeholders such as local communities
  • 100-word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use on the Awards night
Fonterra Australia Agriculture Award
The Fonterra Australia Agriculture Award applauds our unsung heroes and high achievers working on land or marine farming who work tirelessly to provide us with food and drink. Our highly diversified plant and animal industries, including field crops, horticulture, forestry, livestock and livestock products, make agriculture the back bone of our communities.
Nominees for this category can be involved in any stage of agriculture including production, education, research, development, innovation, natural resource management, trade and export. The Agriculture Award presents an opportunity for us to acknowledge those who play a part in shaping our agricultural community. 

  • Describe the contribution to the farming/agricultural community
  • How has this impacted the community/industry and who/how many benefit
  • Describe any barriers or difficulties (if any) and how they have been overcome
  • Detail any achievements, performance success, self-development or training (if applicable)
  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use on the Awards night
Get Moving Tasmania Physical Activity Award
Being physically active on a regular basis creates a wide range of benefits for individuals and the communities in which they live. 
The Get Moving Tasmania Physical Activity Award acknowledges the important role not-for-profit community organisations play in promoting and providing opportunities for physical activity. 
Physically active communities are inclusive, healthier and happier. Regular physical activity is a major contributing factor in preventing a number of chronic diseases and can benefit both physical and mental health. 
The Get Moving Tasmania Physical Activity Award recognises programs, services and projects that increase, improve or provide physical activity participation opportunities in communities.   
  • Describe the scope of your program/service/project (include the location, target audience, number/age of participants, duration and sustainability)
  • Outline how your program/service/project was developed, including resources used, and how you involved the community
  • Outline the objectives of your program/service/project and the benefits to the community (include any increase in physical activity levels, opportunities for participation and increased awareness of the benefits of physical activity)
  • Describe how you measured any increase in physical activity levels, opportunities or awareness and/or how you determined the success of your program/service/project
  • Describe any barriers you faced and how they were overcome
  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use on the Awards night
Heather & Christopher Chong Outstanding Achiever Award
The Heather and Christopher Chong Outstanding Achiever Award applauds our high achieving individuals who excel in their profession or chosen field of endeavour. It may be sport, art, culture, leadership, community involvement, academia or career. These individuals are at the forefront of accomplishment and are making a real difference in the community. They are successfully achieving their goals through hard work and are a wonderful role model to all of us. The Outstanding Achiever Award will pays tribute to our talented and dedicated high achievers.
  • Describe your achievements and field of endeavour Provide examples of initiative, planning, management and/or leadership
  • What impact does your achievements have on the community and who benefits?
  • List or estimate the number of hours contributed paid/unpaid
  • Barriers/difficulties and how they have been overcome
  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use on the Awards night. 
MAIB Disability Achievement Award
The MAIB Disability Achievement Award acknowledges those people with a disability, living in our community that are achieving goals and actively contribute to the community. These individuals may achieve and contribute in sport, art, study, community services and/or education despite the barriers of their own personal situations.
The MAIB Disability Achievement Award will recognise these amazing and inspirational individuals, and celebrate their contribution to our community.
  • Achievements: Describe goals that the nominee is proud to have achieved, or what others have recognised as significant achievements. These achievements may be in sport, employment, voluntary work, community organisations, the arts or education or any other field of endeavour
  • Barriers: Outline the barriers that the nominee has had to overcome, these may be physical, emotional, social or any other barrier(s)
  • Contribution to the community: Describe the way(s) that the nominee is contributing to the community. This may be providing their time, being an inspiration or performing tasks. Include details of the community organisation(s), individuals or services that the nominee is involved with. Please outline their role(s), activities and time spent
  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use
Prime Super Business Achievement Award
Creative business and commercial ventures provide opportunities for growth, productivity, leadership, training and employment. Businesses are continuing to realise their corporate vision and mission in areas such as product development, manufacturing and construction, agriculture, primary industry, e-commerce, wholesaling, exporting, retailing, trades and other professional services. The Prime Super Business Achievement Award will acknowledge and highlight the continued success and achievements of business leaders and businesses.
  • Provide a brief background and history of the business, including description of products and/or services provided.
  • Description of business financial success and viability.
  • Description of management skills, staff training /development, marketing and promotional initiatives.
  • Examples of recent business achievements or performance success.
  • Community involvement and contribution.
  • Barriers or difficulties and how they have been overcome.
  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use on the Awards night
Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award
With an ageing population, aged care facilities and the services they provide are an important part of the lives of an ever increasing number of people.
The Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award recognises and acknowledges businesses, organisations and not for profits who have a strong focus on staff engagement, safety and wellbeing, training and providing staff with higher education learning opportunities and development. The Award will also recognise the provision of quality services for clients, patients and residents.
The Award acknowledges aged care facilities, organisations, not for profits and businesses making a positive difference in the industry in Tasmania.
  • Describe the aged care facility, organisation, not for profit or business and its purpose.
  • Outline operational standards, location and size of organisation.
  • Outline how the business/organisation is structured and number of employees?
  • Outline initiatives implemented to provide flexible working conditions and opportunities for staff.
  • Outline staff training and health and wellbeing initiatives.
  • What is the community contribution and involvement?
  • Outline barriers or difficulties and how they have been overcome within the aged care sector
  • Include any positive supporting comments from third party firms responsible for audit activities within your organisation
  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional
Ricoh Business Centre Hobart Community Group of the Year Award
The Ricoh Business Centre Hobart Community Group of the Year Award recognises groups that make a significant contribution to their community.
These community groups share a strong sense of team spirit, and play a vital role in enhancing the social, economic, commercial and environmental prosperity of their region. Whether it be working together on an event, restoration project, providing a service or program, it is important to recognise and encourage these groups, as their efforts help to make our communities stronger and more vibrant.

  • Describe the project, group, program, community event or initiative
  • How long has the group, project or program been running, and who benefits? - demonstrate benefits to the community
  • How many people involved in the group?
  • Source of funding (if applicable) 
  • Barriers or difficulties and how they have been overcome
  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use on the Awards night
Wildcare Environmental Volunteering Award
The Wildcare Environmental Volunteering Award acknowledges proven passion and dedication to improving the Tasmanian environment.  It seeks to reward individuals or groups, who volunteer their time to overcome the increasing challenges facing our natural world. Environmental improvements can come in many forms, such as pollution reduction, weed management and pest control projects, natural conservation initiatives, minimising climate change, restoring impacted areas, changing consumer patterns and behaviour, water saving initiatives, and the protection of local flora and fauna.
Regardless of the focus, the result is a better environment for all to share and a brighter future for our children.  The Wildcare Environmental Volunteering Award aims to recognise all those who will embrace the concept of 'think globally, act locally' and work to make positive change.
NB: All environmental volunteers including Wildcare members and Wildcare branches are eligible to apply for the Wildcare Environmental Volunteering Award. The judging process will be undertaken by a panel of 10 or more judges, from which Wildcare will only have one representative.
  • Is the nomination for a group or an individual? If a group, how many people are involved?
  • Describe the project, group, program, community event or initiative
  • Outline the impact of the group, event or project, including benefits to the environment
  • Describe any barriers or difficulties faced, and how they have been overcome
  • 100 word summary of achievements for media, judging and promotional material including for use on the Awards night.