Philip Morris Australia has been awarded the federal government’s Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation for the third consecutive year.
Renée McCarthy, a music teacher from Woodcroft College in Morphett Vale, South Australia, has won the inaugural ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award run in partnership with The Song Room and sponsored by Telstra.
Internationally recognised Defence scientist, Ms Zenka Mathys, has won the 2017 Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science for improving fire safety for Navy ships, submarines and crew.
Sydney-based artist Jenny Orchard has won one of Australia’s most prestigious art prizes, The University of Queensland’s National Self-Portrait Prize 2017.
NSW Minister for the Arts Don Harwin has named Sydney artist Claudia Nicholson as the recipient of one of the nation’s oldest arts awards.
Jennifer Franceschi, from Fresh Produce Alliance in Manjimup, was named the 2017 Telstra Western Australian Business Woman of the Year, after also taking home the Corporate and Private Award.