STAAR Awards 2018 (open shortly)

Award Presentations

The 2017 STAAR Awards are a joint initiative of the No More Harm National Conference and the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association.

Stop School Bullying Award 2017

Sarah Ralston, Rebooting Life

Project: Rebooting Life

Sponsored by:

Healthier Workplace Award 2017

Tess Howells, Dhaurwurd Wurrung Elderly & Community Health

Project: Tackling Lateral Violence in an Aboriginal Health Service

Sponsored by:

Cyber Smart Award 2017

Tony Fitzgerald and Georgia Lucas, yourtown / Kids Helpline

Project: Kids Helpline @ School Digital

Sponsored by:

The 2017 STAAR Awards Judges would like to thank everyone who has submitted a nomination. A special mention should be made to the runner ups:

Stop School Bullying Award – Rachel Downie, Stymie
Project: Stymie

Healthier Workplace Award- Michael Lloyd-White, World Kindness Australia
Project: Global World Kindness Campaign

Cyber Smart Award- Dominique Tomarchio, Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner
Project: Rewrite Your Story

The Judging Process
Each Award category was  judged by the Advisory Committee with judging based on the submitted entry form.

Entries for the Awards addressed the following:

Strategy
The underlying strategy driving your organisation’s bullying, harassment or anti-discrimination program

Best Practice
How their program demonstrated best practice?

Process and Planning
What changes were required to improve your business practices and/or better meet your school/workplace needs (for example, consultation processes, needs analysis, stakeholder requirements etcetera)?

Benefits
The benefits of the program? Who benefits and how?

Innovation
Program innovation or delivery to community in terms of economic and social outcomes?

School / Workplace Needs
School/workplace needs met by this project?

Outcomes / Achievements
The outcomes and achievements delivered through the introduction and implementation of the program.

We appreciate the time and consideration provided by our Award judges:

Oscar Yildiz JP, CEO, Bully Zero Australia Foundation

Dr Skye Saunders, Director, ANU Legal Workshop, Australian National University

Maree Stanley, Manager, Maree Stanley Consulting