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Awards Categories

These categories cover the full supply chain from silviculture to logging, road civil engineering and then to truck drivers, port marshalling and stevedoring. Some will be very specific to a sector of the industry but the general ones are available to anyone. Nominations can be made by your company, your manager, your colleague or you can self-nominate. If you require assistance completing the required content please contact us and we can assist you.

Criteria for each of the awards categories can be found below.

SKILLED PROFESSIONALS

Forestry & Establishment Excellence

(Individual involved in establishment, silviculture, fire)

This award recognises an individual who works within one of these areas across the forestry operations chain and demonstrates excellence beyond best practice guidelines.

To be eligible for this award the individual must:

  • Demonstrate safety and/or environmental leadership
  • Show evidence of expertise/specialisation
  • Demonstrate a high quality of work output
  • Show evidence of professional development (current and planned)
  • Show recognition by peers and employers… (which is letters/videos/snapchat etc. of endorsement)
  • Show good character being positive, honest and reliable
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Roading Civil Excellence

(Individual involved in roading civil crew)

This award recognises an individual who demonstrates excellence across a range of skills within the roading establishment chain beyond best practice guidelines

To be eligible for this award the individual must:

  • Demonstrate safety and/or environmental leadership
  • Show evidence of expertise/specialisation
  • Demonstrate a high quality of work output
  • Show evidence of professional development (current and planned)
  • Show recognition by peers and employers… (which is letters/videos/snapchat etc. of endorsement)
  • Show good character being positive, honest and reliable
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Harvesting Excellence

(Individual involved in harvesting crew)

This award recognises an individual who demonstrates an excellence across a range of skills within harvesting beyond best practice guidelines

To be eligible for this award the individual must:

  • Demonstrate safety and/or environmental leadership
  • Show evidence of expertise/specialisation
  • Demonstrate a high quality of work output
  • Show evidence of professional development (current and planned)
  • Show recognition by peers and employers… (which is letters/videos/snapchat etc. of endorsement)
  • Show good character being positive, honest and reliable
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Cartage Excellence

(Individual involved as truck drivers including log trucks and civil trucks)

This award recognises an individual who works within the cartage transport sector and demonstrates excellence beyond best practice guidelines

To be eligible for this award the individual must:

  • Demonstrate safety and/or environmental leadership
  • Show evidence of expertise/specialisation
  • Demonstrate a high quality of work output
  • Show evidence of professional development (current and planned)
  • Show recognition by peers and employers… (which is letters/videos/snapchat etc. of endorsement)
  • Show good character being positive, honest and reliable
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Woman in Forestry Excellence

(Individual)

This award recognises an individual woman, who demonstrates excellence across a range of skills beyond best practise guidelines and essentially “over and above” in any area of the timber industry – logistics, harvesting, processing, safety, distribution, silviculture etc.

To be eligible for this award the individual must:

  • Demonstrate a high quality of work output
  • Demonstrate productivity in their work output
  • Show evidence of on-going training
  • Comply with environmental and health & safety practises
  • Be recognised by their peers and employers
  • ​Show good character being positive, honest and reliable
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Logistics Excellence

(Individual who works within the port and stevedoring sectors)

This award recognises an individual who works in logistics at the port or a stevedore company and demonstrates excellence beyond best practice guidelines.

To be eligible for this award the individual must:

  • Demonstrate safety and/or environmental leadership
  • Show evidence of expertise/specialisation
  • Demonstrate a high quality of work output
  • Show evidence of professional development (current and planned)
  • Show recognition by peers and employers… (which is letters/videos/snapchat etc. of endorsement)
  • Show good character being positive, honest and reliable
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Faller Mechanised or Manual Excellence

(Individual)

This award recognises an individual who works in felling trees with mechanical or manual operations and demonstrates excellence beyond best practice guidelines.

To be eligible for this award the individual must:

  • Demonstrate safety and/or environmental leadership
  • Show evidence of expertise/specialisation
  • Demonstrate a high quality of work output
  • Has or is working towards Safetree Worker Certification
  • Show evidence of professional development (current and planned)
  • Show recognition by peers and employers… (which is letters/videos/snapchat etc. of endorsement)
  • Show good character being positive, honest and reliable
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Crew of the Year

(covers all supply chains including logging, roading, silviculture)

This award recognises the entire team or company which provides outstanding service to the forestry industry

To be eligible for this award the team/company must:

  • Demonstrate safety and/or environmental leadership (within crew/ business/industry)
  • Demonstrate safety investment/value/innovation
  • Has completed or is working towards Safetree Contractor Certification
  • Show evidence of expertise/specialisation
  • Demonstrate a high quality of work output
  • Be indorsed by forest owner or manager (which is letters/videos/snapchat etc. of endorsement)
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INDUSTRY EXCELLENCE

Outstanding H&S Management

This award recognises performance of an individual or company that demonstrates above and beyond the general compliance of health and safety policies and regulations within the forestry industry

To be eligible for this award the individual/company must:

  • Demonstrate safety leadership (within crew/ business/industry)
  • Demonstrate safety investment/value/innovation
  • Has completed or is working towards Safetree Contractor Certification
  • Show evidence of sound practices that foster a culture where health and safety performance is improved through learning.
  • Show recognition by peers/employers/industry… (which is letters/videos/snapchat etc. of endorsement)
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Environmental Initiative Management

This award recognises performance of an individual or company that demonstrates above and beyond the general compliance of environmental management rules and regulations within the forestry industry

To be eligible for this award the individual/company must:

  • Demonstrate environmental leadership (within crew/ business/industry).
  • Demonstrate environmental investment/value/innovation.
  • Show evidence of sound practices that foster a culture where environmental performance is improved through learning.
  • Show recognition by industry/community stakeholders (which is letters/videos/snapchat etc. of endorsement)
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Industry Support Services

This award recognises performance of an individual or company that demonstrates above and beyond the general service provision to the forestry industry with exemplary professional qualities and successful business reputation

To be eligible for this award the individual/company must:

  • Demonstrate exemplary service and provision
  • Demonstrate business investment/value/innovation
  • Show evidence of sound practices within their specialisation of expertise
  • Show recognition by industry/community stakeholders (which is letters/videos/snapchat etc. of endorsement)
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Emerging Leader

This award recognises performance of an individual that demonstrates above and beyond the general role of employment with exemplary talents that show a desire to excel in leadership within the forestry industry

To be eligible for this award the individual/company must:

  • Demonstrate leadership (within crew/ business/industry)
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities over and above their day to day role
  • Show evidence of leadership performance and continual learning
  • Show recognition by peers/employers/industry… (which is letters/videos/snapchat etc. of endorsement)
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Outstanding Innovation Excellence

This award recognises an individual or company that demonstrates above and beyond standard innovation whether it be product, performance or process that is innovative and has positive productive outcomes to add value to the forestry industry

To be eligible for this award the individual/company must:

  • Demonstrate innovative qualities
  • Demonstrate significant investment/value/innovation
  • Show evidence of significant success outcomes that can be translated to others
  • Show recognition by peers/employers/industry… (which is letters/videos/snapchat etc. of endorsement)
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Skilled Professional of the Year

This award recognises an individual for being a leader in their field of expertise, demonstrating excellence in professional skills, attitude & attributes are recognised by their peers and employers, and is of genuine good character.

To be eligible for this award the individual must have been awarded one of the following certificates from this year’s awards:

  • Forestry & Establishment Excellence
  • Roading Civil Excellence
  • Harvesting Excellence
  • Cartage Excellence
  • Woman in Forestry Excellence
  • Logistics Excellence
  • Faller Mechanised & Manual Excellence
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“Good Deed” Award (Trophy Cup)

Recognise a person within the forest industry for a good deed, for paying it forward, for helping others or for supporting a charity through an initiative or action. Just someone who does something for someone else without thinking about themselves. Yes it is over and beyond the call of duty actions we are looking for.

Nominate them here and on the night of the awards, we will ask for the people to choose their winner, votes counted and the person acknowledged with a perpetual trophy and miniature to keep.

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