CategoryTypeCriteria

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Supreme Timber Industry Award

Individual / Company 

This award recognises an individual or company for leading in their field of expertise, demonstrating excellence in professional skills, attitude & attributes recognised by their peers and employers and of genuine good character – the stand out from the award winners To be eligible for this award the individual must have been the winner of the trophy in their elected category

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Safety Excellence

Company 

This award recognises a company who demonstrates excellence across a range of skills within the environment of safety beyond best practice guidelines and recognised by the industry

To be eligible for this award the company 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
  • Have possibly managed a specific event with outstanding merit
  • Be recognised by their employees and industry colleagues
  • Show good business character being positive, honest and reliable

Timber Processing Excellence

Company 

This award recognises a company who demonstrates excellence across a range of skills within the environment of timber processing beyond best practice guidelines

To be eligible for this award the company 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 employees and industry colleagues
  • Show good business character being positive, honest and reliable
  • Supply a reference letter from a client that receives goods who can endorse the quality of supply

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Harvesting Excellence

Company 

This award recognises a company who demonstrates excellence across a range of skills within the environment of harvesting beyond best practice guidelines

To be eligible for this award the company 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 employees and industry colleagues
  • Show good business character being positive, honest and reliable
  • Supply a reference letter from a contract principal forest company who can endorse the quality of service

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Regional & Community Development

Company 

This award recognises a company who demonstrates excellence within their community that promotes charitable outcomes. This could involve:

  • sports clubs
  • sponsorship
  • community events
  • scholarships
  • schools

or any support giving back to the community which ensures regional growth or sustainability social impact

To be eligible for this award the company must:

  • Demonstrate an event or activity that highlights this category
  • Demonstrate the outcome from the event or activity
  • Show evidence of any social impact
  • Comply with environmental and health & safety practises
  • Be recognised by the community and industry
  • Show good character being positive, honest and reliable
  • Show support from an independent source by way of written form

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Silviculture Excellence

Company 

This award recognises a company who demonstrates excellence across a range of skills within the environment of silviculture beyond best practice guidelines

To be eligible for this award the company 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 employees and industry colleagues
  • Show good business character being positive, honest and reliable
  • Supply a reference letter from a contract principal forest company who can endorse the quality of service

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Distribution & Logistics

Company 

This award recognises a company who demonstrates excellence across a range of skills within distribution (haulage companies, truck drivers & logistics – includes the chain of taking timber from forest to processing to client beyond best practice guidelines

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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Innovation Award

Individual 

This award recognises an individual who has created a unique innovation in any area of the timber industry – logistics, harvesting, processing, safety, distribution, silviculture etc. This person has been responsible for the conceptual idea and has it now implemented successfully. 

  • Hardware, equipment Systems
  • Software & technology
  • R & D

To be eligible for this award the individual must:

  • Demonstrate a high quality of work output
  • Demonstrate productivity in their innovation output
  • Comply with environmental and health & safety practises
  • Be recognised by their peers and employers
  • Show good character being positive, honest and reliable
  • Clearly detail the innovation with brief explaination

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Work, Health, Safety & Environment

Individual 

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 must:

  • Demonstrate a high quality of work output
  • Demonstrate productivity in their role
  • Meet the baseline environmental standards as per the Environmental Code of Practice & other standards like FSC (Forest Stewardship Council)
  • Meet international environmental certification Australia Forestry Standard – Responsible Wood National Codes of Practice, State / Government bodies PEFC & Worksafe
  • Have possibly managed a specific event with outstanding merit
  • Be recognised by their peers and employers
  • Show good character being positive, honest and reliable

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Outstanding Contribution to the Timber Industry (Female)

Individual (Female) 

This award recognises an individual who demonstrates an 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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Outstanding contribution to the Timber Industry (male)

Individual (Male) 

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

Individual 

This award recognises an individual’s commitment to self-development and skill achievement through industry training

To be eligible for this award the trainee must:

  • Demonstrate commitment to self-development and skill achievement through industry training
  • Have completed a minimum national standard qualification within the year as recognised by the industry
  • Be employed in the timber industry at the time of nomination
  • Have their nomination supported by the General Manager/Managing Director/ CEO or company principal or Training Manager/RTO

on behalf of the Forestry Investment Trust

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Forest Operations – Silviculture through to Harvesting

Individual 

This award recognises an individual who demonstrates excellence across a range of skills within beyond best practice guidelines in their field of expertise in forest operations

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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Processing

Individual 

This award recognises an individual who demonstrates an excellence across a range of skills within processing beyond best practice guidelines in their field of expertise in processing

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

 

AWARDS

SponsorshipTypeCategory
GoldIndividual/ CompanySupreme Timber Industry Award
GoldCompanySafety Excellence
GoldCompanyTimber Processing Excellence
GoldCompanyHarvesting Excellence
GoldCompanyRegional & Community Development
GoldCompanySilviculture Excellence
GoldCompanyDistribution & Logistics
SilverIndividualInnovation Award
SilverIndividualWork, Health, Safety & Environment
SilverIndividual (Female)Outstanding Contribution to the Timber Industry (female)
SilverIndividual (Male)Outstanding contribution to the Timber Industry (male)
SilverIndividualTrainee
SilverIndividualForest Operations Silviculture – Harvesting
SilverIndividualProcessing