Organisation Awards

Best Learning & Development Strategy

Applications open until Friday 14 June

Recognises initiatives or strategies which Identify and prioritises current and future learning needs for the benefits of employee development and organisational outcomes.


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Strategic and Leader Driven

How was the strategy/initiative actively supported by the board and/or senior leadership team and how does it align with desired business outcomes and strategy?

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How were employees and/or stakeholders engaged and empowered to contribute to the design, development, implementation and review of the strategy/initiative and how did the organisation ensure appropriate viewpoints were considered and included?

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Employee Belonging

What measures are in place to manage risk and prioritise safety and how does the initiative/strategy contribute to employees sense of belonging within the organisation?

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In what ways does the initiative/strategy represent a new and creative approach to the challenge faced or goal set? Innovation may be represented by an approach which is new to the org size, sector, location, industry or a completed new approach not undertaken before.

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Achieves outcomes

How has the initiative/strategy achieved the desired outcomes identified by the organisation? Please provide quantitative or tangible evidence of these outcomes.



How has the initiative/strategy successfully addressed the initial challenge faced/goal set and what positive impacts have their been for employees?



In what ways are these impacts and outcomes sustainable and replicable for the organisation and how can they be shared or implemented by other areas of the organisation, sector or industry. How will the impacts and outcomes be evaluated and assessed for continuous improvement?

Sample Award Application

Please note this document is not an application form, it is an indication of the information required to provide when applying for this award 


An application fee is payable for each Organisational Award category entered, charged at $220 for AHRI members or $755 for non-members.

Applications open until Friday 14 June

Finalists Announced

Finalists will
be announced in October

Winners will be announced

Winners will be announced 6 December

At our celebration event in Sydney

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