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2020 CBE Professional Staff Awards

The awards encourage, recognise and reward professional staff for innovation, improvement and excellence in their role. If you know of a professional staff member who merits recognition, nominate them for a Professional Staff Award. Nominations for the awards will close on Friday, 13 November 2020.

Guidelines for the CBE Professional Staff Awards


The ANU College of Business and Economics is committed to recruiting, developing and retaining the best professional staff to support the strategic goals of the College and University. These annual awards are to encourage, recognise and reward professional staff for innovation, service improvement and collegiality.


Staff members must be nominated by a member or members of the College Community. Evaluation of all nominations will be made based on the written evidence, with one (or more) specific examples (i.e. event or activity) that demonstrates outstanding achievement in one of the following areas:

  • Improvement in the quality of service for students and/or staff.
  • Contribute to creating an enabling culture in accordance with the Our values and behaviours.  
  • Innovation that has resulted in workplace changes.
  • Team who has performed tasks or services in an exemplary manner, have gone “above and beyond” what is expected within their normal range of responsibilities.


All full-time, part-time, or casual professional staff members are eligible for nomination. Multiple awards may be granted in a given year. Successful recipients of an award will be eligible for nomination in following years


Acertificate of recognition will be presented to successful recipients by the College Dean and General Manager


Nomination submissions should be no more than 500 words which must directly address one of the criteria and provide specific examples.

Process of Selection:

The award process is run annually and the closing date for nominations is Friday, 13th November 2020. 

Nominations will be considered by a selection panel chaired by the General Manager.

The Dean of the College will make decisions about the winners of the awards based on recommendations from the panel. 

To nominate a staff member please do so at this link - 2020 CBE Staff Awards.

Updated:   26 October 2020 / Responsible Officer:  CBE Communications and Outreach / Page Contact:  College Web Team