QRC Indigenous Awards

An annual awards event recognising the achievements of indigenous and encouraging further participation in the sector

2016IndigGroupwinners

 

The QRC Indigenous Awards promote and celebrate leading practice indigenous employment and training achievements in the resources sector while advocating the industry as a career option for indigenous people.

 

The awards are presented during Reconciliation week and provide the opportunity to showcase indigenous role models and ambassadors for the Queensland resources sector.

 

Award categories are:

Exceptional Indigenous Person in the Queensland Resources Award  |  recognises exceptional achievement by an indigenous person working in the Queensland resources sector in any occupation or profession

Exceptional Indigenous Business in Queensland Resources Award  |  recognises exceptional achievement by an indigenous business supplying the Queensland resources sector

Indigenous Advocacy Award  |  recognises indigenous or non-indigenous individuals that have demonstrated outstanding effort to encourage, promote and advocate for the attraction, selection, promotion and retention of indigenous people within the resources sector

Best Company Indigenous Initiative Award  |  recognises companies that have put in place and managed strategies that enhance attraction and retention of indigenous employees within the resources sector

Best Company Indigenous Employment and Training Initiative Award  |  recognises companies who have put in place and maintained strategies that enhance the attraction and retention of indigenous people in the sector

 

2014
Indigenous Champion Award Colin Saltmere, Myuma Group
Indigenous Overall Award Raymond Ahmat, Rio Tinto Alcan
Best Company Indigenous Initiative Award QGC

2015
Exceptional Indigenous Person Lisa Peckham, Glencore
Exceptional Indigenous Business Myuma Pty Ltd
Indigenous Advocacy Champion Paul Travers, BHP Coal
Matthew Ralph, Origin
Best Company Indigenous Initiative MMG Century Mines
Mount Isa Mines

2016
Best Company Indigenous Procurement Initiative QGC
Best Company Indigenous Employment and Training Initiative Glencore
Exceptional Indigenous Business RBY Projects
Exceptional Indigenous Person Tom Draper, Arrow Energy
Indigenous Advocacy Award Noel Gertz, Myuma Group
Penny Hamilton, Thiess