ACLW's Honours Roll honours all the winners of ACLW's Awards since 2006 whose achievements demonstrate their valuing of women in the worplace and/or community.
Winners of the 2013 SWECO Award:
The National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples (Congress)
CEO Lindon Coombes
The National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples (Congress) is commended for establishing gender equity as a founding principle in its Constitution and for implementing this principle in its management and governance of the Congress.
Angela Yin is commended for her self-appointed leadership, commitment and dedication to raising awareness and celebrating the achievements of women through the establishment of Queensland Justices Association International Women’s Day project.
Julie Verner Mackay is commended for her self-leadership, and for designing and developing a program in response to stakeholders needs. Her motivation to give women the opportunity to access a leadership development program that focuses on self-leadership and enables women to recognise their capacity to lead using their innate strengths, are exemplary.
Sarah Patricia Valentine
Sarah Patricia Valentine is commended for her self-appointed leadership and shaping her desire to empower other women personally and professionally in Bellarine, Victoria through the Bellarine Business Women venture.
Winners of the 2012 SWECO Award:
Kat Armstrong in recognition of her sustainable community initiative, Women in Prison Advocacy Network (WIPAN)
Ludo McFerran in recognition of her sustainable community initiative for the introduction of domestic violence entitlements to periods of paid leave and other rights in industrial instruments
Karen McFadzen in recognition of her sustainable organisational initiative to achieve gender diversity at the executive level in Cisco Technical Services Team across Asia Pacific, Japan, and Greater China
Yolanda Vega in recognition of her sustainable community initiative for establishing the Australian Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AWCCI)
In recognition of their sustainable organisational initiative, Women Take the Wheel to encourage women to pursue a career in the Transport and Supply Chain industry
Transport and Logistics Workforce Advisory Group (TLWAG-Q) team: Bill Potter, Sal Petroccitto (Chair), Roz Shaw, Peter Garske, Skye Naismith, Louise Perram-Fisk, Peter Biagini, Rick Ralph, Vince Aisthorpe, Tom Wiltshire, Greg Muscat, Michael Thirgood, Jo Hammond, Tim Maloney, Hal Morris, Col McKenzie
Transform Team in the Department of Transport and Main Roads Queensland: Louise Perram-Fisk (Director), Monique Ricci, Callum Fraser, Nicole Holyer, Megan Kelly, Robyn Francis, Siobhán McCarville, Tess Baxter, Kathryne Phillis, Ally Reilly, James Southwood, Kylie Fennell, Linda MacDonald, Cara FitzGerald, Sara Kursius
Advancement of Women in the Workplace Award (AWWA)
Winners of the 2010 AWWA Award:
Radmila Desic from Construction Skills Queensland for her outstanding initiatives to attract, recruit, retain and train women in the construction industry.
Louise Perram-Fisk whose Inspiring Women Series, designed to support women to develop their careers and empower their lives within the Queensland Public sector is now an ongoing program for the Queensland Government.
Commander Jennifer Wittwer for her Navy Women’s Leadership Program, designed to provide Navy female leaders with the opportunity to attend, and participate in, various external leadership development events in support of the Navy’s Leadership and Values Cultural Reform Strategy now named, New Generation Navy.
Commander Michelle Fyfe and Acting Senior Sergeant Erica Silwood from Western Australia Police for establishing the Western Australian Police Executive Committee for Women (ECW) and its Women in Leadership Strategy.
Inspector Nada McDonald of New South Wales Police Force for supporting and developing women within the Force through implementation of strategies aligned to achieving workplace goals.
Leadership Achievement Award for Women (LAAW)
Winners of the 2009 LAAW:
Dr Jill Tomlinson, Australian Federation of Medical Women (AFMW) for empowering medical women with leadership skills and improved networking and mentoring opportunities
Julie Gale, founder and Director of Kids Free 2B Kids for her work in raising the issue of the early sexualisation of children in advertising and the media.
Stephanie Taylor for creating the Learning &Development Professionals Forum
Kath Mazzella for her vision in Gynaecological/Sexual issues
Melissa Hughes for creating an ongoing support group for women and families
Dr Cathy Kezelman for addressing the needs of adults surviving child abuse in the Australian community
Margaret Hardy for developing the Significant Women of the CentralCoast books to record women’s stories
Justine Kelly for promoting eco friendly fashion in less developed countries
Stacey Irving and Terania Shanahan for co-founding AWARE, an organisation dedicated to raising awareness in the local community about global humanitarian issues, promoting equality and sustainable development.
Winners of the 2008 LAAW:
Sarah Elston Caitlin Grigsby
Sarah Elston and Caitlin Grigsby for turning around a small scale Blue Stockings university event to a community celebration of women’s achievements within Gippsland to fund and encourage the education of women from diverse backgrounds, particularly students from Monash Gippsland and VCE Latrobe Valley schools.
Juliet Bourke for being the driving force behind the Taskforce on Care Costs (TOCC) since its inception in 2003. The Taskforce on Care Costs was a strategic alliance between business and community organisations to investigate the relationship between work and the cost of care and to advocate reforms.
Helen Anne Clarke for initiating support for women in drought affected areas of NSW through the “Hand to the Land” and “Renewal for Rural Women” Programmes
Paula Curotte in founding the “Soufflé Sisters,” a choir for women, singing uplifting music for the community
Danielle Ecuyer for founding the Women for Change Alliance to create awareness about climate change and sustainability
Rhonda Obad for founding the Bridge Back to Life Foundation to help children and youth who are at risk.
Margaret Mary Gurry was awarded the Highly Commended Award for founding and co-ordinating for eleven years the Friday Night School for students of non-English speaking backgrounds.
Winners of the 2007 LAAW:
Emma Kirkwood for her tremendous effort in raising awareness and funds for the silent issue of Stillbirth through founding the Stillbirth Foundation
Jessica Brown for her achievements to break the cycle of abuse and suffering in Australian teenage girls by giving them a positive role model and having them attend a twelve month personal success program called the SISTER 2 sister Project.
Indu Balachandran who developed for Youth Challenge Australia a Program that provides exchange and development opportunities for young people in Australia and India.
Liz Everard for the Body Esteem Project in Western Australia for women affected by eating disorders such as Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa and body image problems.
Gainore Atkins for developing the Hobsons Bay Women’s Referral Service in Victoria for women experiencing domestic violence or other abuse situations.
Celia Bray for the Festival of Dreams Project in Tasmania for helping young people realize their potential and move beyond obstacles posed by lack of jobs, lack of support and services.
Winners of the 2006 LAAW:
Hélène Gonski for what she achieved on a grand scale in relation to raising and working on the issue of grandparenting, that up till then had not been given any mainstream focus.
Melanie Mumford for influencing change in refugee and asylum seeker policy by sending a clear message that Australians support the fair treatment of refugees.
Louise Bannister for creating the six month Well and Able program that aimed to be an inclusive, fun, affordable fitness and social inclusion program in the form of a weekly fitness class with an individual program developed for each woman followed by social activities.
Christina Borisavljevic for establishing a Counselling and Support Service in Boambee East, NSW where she together with others, provide free counselling for members of the community and the disadvantaged.
Mary Hollingworth for reviving the Glen Innes Show Society Ladies Auxiliary committee of forty-five years standing and achieving outstanding outcomes for the catering/hospitality needs of the Show.
Kathryn Keen is being recognised for providing an online Ozark and Ozbird communications and information network for wildlife carers across Australia.