Awards categories

The Prime Minister's Veterans' Employment awards recognise individuals and organisations that have hired veterans and promoted their valuable skill sets. If you're thinking about nominating a business or individual for an award, please align your nomination to one of the categories below.  

There is no cost associated with nominating for an award.  We encourage all suitable individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organisations to apply.

Audio file
[Audio file] The Hon Darren Chester MP discussing the importance of the PM's Veterans' Employment Awards.

A transcript of this audio extract can be found here.

Nominations are now closed

Nominations for this year have closed.  Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination.  If you didn't get a chance to nominate, please sign up to our mailing list by contacting us and we will inform you about next years awards.


Judges will assess each nomination and supporting evidence against the relevant criteria.

Each category is assessed by a three-member judging panel. Judges are independent and impartial and include senior representatives from Australian business, former Australian Defence Force Members and senior representatives from the Australian Public Service. 

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