Community Leadership Award

The Community Leadership Award will recognise HVIA Members which have engaged positively with the community.

This engagement can be direct, whereby the member may have undertaken community engagement, implemented ongoing stakeholder relations, been engaged with education, training or open days or been involved in some other activity (such as in-kind support for a charity) which highlights the proactivity of the heavy vehicle industry.

The engagement may also be indirect, whereby the community gains a benefit from a new innovation which improves road safety, vehicle noise or emissions.

The award is in place to recognise the importance of being a community leader and demonstrating excellent corporate responsibility.

Eligibility Criteria

The Community Leadership Award is an employer nominated award. To meet the Award criteria, the nominee must:

  • Be a financial HVIA member company up to date with members’ dues;
  • Wholly owned branches and subsidiary companies of the HVIA primary member can nominate;
  • Must be able to highlight how the organisation has been a community leader;
  • Must be able to demonstrate that the action, donation, activity or engagement was in the previous two years or is currently in place;
  • The nominee must be able to address the judging criteria; and
  • The nomination must be signed off by a senior manager of the Member company.

Nomination Submission Questions

  • What was the activity, event or engagement that demonstrated community leadership? (Leadership)
  • What impact has this had on the business and the local community?
  • How transferable is this activity to other branches of the business?
  • What level of consultation or engagement (internal or external i.e. staff, customers, suppliers) was undertaken to implement the activity?
  • How effective has the activity been in demonstrating corporate social responsibility or community leadership?

Nominees are encouraged to accompany their submission with a video, photos or other supporting material, which assists in answering the above questions to assist the judging panel.

Judging Criteria Weighting

  • Community Leadership (10)
  • Impact on the business and community (10)
  • Transferability (10)
  • Consultation and Engagement (10)
  • Effectiveness of the activity (10)
  • Total 50 points

Award Prize

Regional and national winners will be announced at the HVIA Gala Awards Dinner held in Brisbane on Friday 20th November 2020.

The regional winners and the national award winner will receive a certificate, recognised by HVIA at the Gala Awards Dinner and their names will be publicised in all available platforms, including an editorial in one of Bauer Media Group’s magazines.

Nominations are now closed.


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