2023 Excellence Award Winners

Engagement Australia is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Engagement Australia Excellence Awards.

Supported by our sponsors Western Sydney University and The Department of Industry, Science and Resources, the Engagement Australia Excellence Awards focus on outstanding nation-building initiatives, demonstrating far-reaching impact and innovation, in all sectors and aspects of the Australian economy and community.

At a gala dinner held in Sydney as part of the Engagement Australia Conference program, the work of 27 finalists across 8 award categories were celebrated. The winning submissions were:

Excellence in Community Engagement:
The University of Melbourne, Community Fellows Program

Excellence in Indigenous Engagement:
The University of Melbourne, Budj Bim On-Country Learning and Research

Excellence in Industry Engagement (dual winner)
Centre for Humanitarian Leadership, Deakin University
Innovation Central Perth, Curtin University

Excellence in International Engagement
Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation, Partnership for Global Impact: An international multidisciplinary, evidence-based, consumer-centric Network for better health.

Outstanding Engagement for Student Learning:
The University of Melbourne, Innovation Practice Program

Outstanding Engagement for Research Impact:
The University of Melbourne, Students with Additional Needs (SWANs)/Abilities Based Learning and Education Support (ABLES)

Excellence in Student and/or Alumni Engagement:
Griffith University, MBA for Life

Outstanding Leadership in Engagement:
Associate Professor Chris Maylea, La Trobe University