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2016 Employer of Choice Awards

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Last updated on September 6, 2016

Celebrating Tasmania’s Employers of Choice

The Minister for State Growth, Matthew Groom has presented awards to twelve new Employers of Choice.

The annual Employer of Choice Awards recognise Tasmanian organisations that demonstrate contemporary workplace practices and outstanding support for their staff.

Over 300 guests attended the Awards presentation dinner on 30 May 2016. Twelve organisations were recognised as Employers of Choice, with a further seven being highly commended.

This was the ninth Awards presentation, the biggest audience at an Employer of Choice event, and the most number of awards given at any single presentation.

There are now 71 Tasmanian Employers of Choice, collectively employing over 14 000 Tasmanians. Award recipients commented on the power of the EoC process and the importance of benchmarking their organisations, regardless of the final outcome.

Employers of Choice are committed to supporting work life balance, employee engagement, communication, leadership and continuous improvement.

Staff at Employers of Choice advocate for their employer and help the business to provide better services and win new customers. Most importantly, these people go home from work in a happy and healthy state of mind, with the confidence and energy to live a full and rewarding life, and are therefore  able  to contribute to the wellbeing of their families, their friends and their communities.

Winning organisations

This year’s award winners are from a variety of sectors and should all be congratulated for their success.

The winning organisations are:

  • Biofouling Solutions Pty Ltd    
  • Discovery Early Learning Centres    
  • Huon Eldercare    
  • Independent Health Care Service    
  • Possability    
  • Qantas Premium Contact Centre    
  • Queen Victoria Home    
  • Relationships Australia Tasmania    
  • Skretting Australia    
  • Stornoway    
  • Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry    
  • The Dental Surgery Newstead  

2016 Tasmanian Employers of Choice - summaries of Winning organisations

Full list of Tasmanian Employers of Choice

Highly commended awards

Highly commended awards for 2016 were presented to:

  • Andrew Jones Travel    
  • Aquenal Pty Ltd    
  • Diabetes Health & Research Centre    
  • Heritage Isle Credit Union    
  • Launceston City Mission    
  • OnRoad OffRoad Training    
  • University of Tasmania    

2016 Highly commended awards - summaries of the highly commended award recipients

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