Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award

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  • Individual award (single nominee)
  • No ‘self-nominations’


This award will recognise an individual who has been instrumental in integrating Diversity, Equity & Inclusion into their business, leading to an inclusive workforce and serving as an inspiration to others.

These could include e.g.

  • Training programs in diversity and inclusion for staff
  • An organisational Inclusion and/or Diversity policy
  • Employee access to diversity and inclusion resources (e.g. training materials, an on-line diversity calendar, eBooks or eLearning)
  • Community projects that offer opportunities for others inside and outside of the organisation


Career profile – (Limit 800 words) – 20% weighting

Outline the entrant’s career profile with a focus on their commitment to ensuring the uptake of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion principles and reporting within their own organisation. This should include their intention to advance the standing, expertise and reputation in the field of their team, organisation and the broader property industry.

Include the following:

  • Employment history
  • Examples of how the nominee has been pivotal in development and implementation of DE&I principles
  • Internal business contributions and contributions to the industry (eg. Committee / board appointments)

DE&I engagement and implementation description – 60% weighting (Limit 800 words)

Describe how the entrant has significantly contributed to the broader property industry, including details such as:

  • Visibility of the DE&I culture within the business
  • Examples of how the nominee has contributed to benchmarking and reporting on DE&I within the business
  • Challenges faced in internal engagement (buy-in) and how these challenges have been overcome
  • Knowledge sharing via published articles, speaking engagements, certificates and media coverage

Referee/testimonial interview – (20% weighting)

Please provide contact details of ONE industry referee who will support this nomination and ensure that your referee is aware that they’ll be contacted. Note that the judges will consider external references more valuable.

Thursday 6 June 2024

6:30pm - 11:00pm Centrepiece Melbourne