Achievements

Achievements

Achievements and Recognition from External Agencies

2011
Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) - Employer of Choice for Women citation

2010
Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) - Waiver for reporting for 2 years as best practice organisation

2009
Diversity@Work Awards nomination in the Employment Inclusion category for the innovative Indigenous Administrative Development Program

2008
Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) - Employer of Choice for Women citation

2007
Prime Minister's Employer of the Year Awards - Finalist, large employer category - Recognising excellence in the employment of people with disability

Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) - Waiver for reporting for 2 years as best practice organisation

Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) - Employer of Choice for Women citation

2006
Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency(EOWA)- Business Achievement Awards- Employer of Choice for Women

Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) - Employer of Choice for Women citation

2005
Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) - Employer of Choice for Women citation

Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency(EOWA)-Business Achievement Awards- Employer of Choice for Women

Prime Minister's Employer of the Year Awards - National winner, Higher Education Institution category- recognising excellence in the employment of people with disability

2004
Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency(EOWA)-Waiver for reporting for 2 years as best practice organisation

NSW- Office of Employment Equity and Diversity- Best Practice citation for EO Online

2003
Prime Minister's Employer of Year Awards - Strong commitment to employing people with disability

Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency, Business Achievement Awards - Finalist Outstanding EEO Practice for the Advancement of Women

Office of the Director of Equal Opportunity in Public Employment-Recognition of Best Practice for EO Online and WELL grant for Cleaning Staff

Department of Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business- achieved external subsidy of $115,120 to support pilot of new Indigenous cadetships program

2002
Department of Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business and NSW Department of Education and Training- achieved external subsidies of $65,175 to support the GATE Aboriginal Traineeship Program

2001
Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) - Waiver for reporting for 2 years as best practice organisation

Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency, Business Achievement Awards- Employer of Choice for Women

Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency, Business Achievement Awards - Finalist Leading Organisation for the Advancement of Women (organisations over 500 employees)

Community Relations Commission - Community Relations Report 2001 cited a range of UOW community based activities to promote cultural harmony and reduce racial intolerance

2000
Wodi Wodi Elders Corporation- Certificate of Appreciation presented on behalf of the Traditional Owners in recognition of this Unit's commitment to work opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women

Ethnic Affairs Commission- Ethnic Affairs Report cited Surfing Diversity: Improving Community Relations in the Illawarra as best practice of community relations in multicultural NSW

1999
Federal Affirmative Action Agency, Council for Equal Opportunity in Employment- Best Practice Rating

NSW- Office of the Director of Equal Opportunity in Public Employment-Best Practice citation for WELL program

NSW TAFE- Best Practice with Industry Award for WELL program with Cleaning Staff

Ethnic Affairs Commission- Ethnic Affairs Report WELL program with Cleaning Staff cited as best practice case study

Federal Department of Immigration & Multicultural Affairs- Funded $55,000 for Surfing Diversity; Improving Community Relations in the Illawarra

NSW Department for Women- Funded $60,452 for WOW Aboriginal Women; Work Opportunities at the University of Wollongong for Aboriginal Women

1998
NSW Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs- Funded $60,000 for Workplace English Language & Literacy Program for Cleaning Staff

Last Revised: 7 July 2010
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eed_secretary@uow.edu.au
 

 
Last reviewed: 24 July, 2012
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