The Prime Minister's Veterans' Employment Awards recognise organisations that employ and support veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce, as well as recognise veterans who are making a significant contribution as an employee or entrepreneur.

The Awards are an initiative of the Prime Minister's Veterans' Employment Program.

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Awards. If you’re thinking about nominating yourself, a colleague or an organisation, please visit the ‘Awards Categories’ page to find out if you are eligible.

To submit your nomination, please click the 'Nominate Now' button below. This will take you to our nominations and judging website, where you will need to register in order to lodge a nomination. Nominations close 20 November 2020.

“The Awards are an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate veterans, and the organisations from across Australia who employ them and their families. I encourage any veteran or organisation that is committed to veteran employment to nominate for the 2021 Awards.”

Prime Minister The Hon. Scott Morrison MP

Nominations for the 2021 Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Awards, which recognise the contributions made by veterans in the civilian workforce and the organisations that support them, are now open.

Read what Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Minister for Defence Personnel Darren Chester had to say about the 2021 Awards.

Key Dates

EXPECTED DEC 2020 - FEB 2021
Judging of Nominations

Each category is assessed by an independent three-member judging panel, comprising of leaders in Defence, business and Government.

Awards Announcement

Awards Sponsors

Some of Australia’s highest profile organisations partner with the Veterans’ Employment Program to promote the value of veterans in the civilian workplace. Your organisation can show its support by sponsoring the annual Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Awards.

This is a great opportunity to join Australia’s business and military leaders to recognise the achievements of organisations that support and employ veterans, and veterans who make a significant contribution to their workplace.

The Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Program appreciates the support of all its sponsors. Please contact us if your organisation would like to express interest in a sponsorship package for the 2021 Awards.

2021 Sponsors




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