This category acknowledges health and safety representatives (HSRs) who have made a significant contribution and demonstrable difference to work health and safety within their designated workgroups. It recognises the ability of a HSR to:

  • raise WHS issues with the employer
  • work constructively with the employer to resolve issues and
  • demonstrate persistence in difficult environments.

Winner: Nigel Cure, TasWater

Highly Commended: Kayla Onions, Tasmanian Health Service North West

Finalists: (all University of Tasmania) Nicole Dobber, Wenneke ten Hout, School of Human Life Science HSR Group