Terms & conditions

Terms and conditions for nominating someone for the 2020 HESTA Impact Awards.

Outstanding Organisation

  1. Finalists in the Outstanding Organisation category will be invited to attend the HESTA Impact Awards dinner in Sydney on Wednesday, 24 February 2021, where the winner will be announced. The overall winner will receive $10,000.
  2. All prizes will be awarded on the condition that the finalists and winner agree to accept their prize in person by attending the HESTA Impact Awards dinner to be held on the date listed in point 1 above. Finalist attendance at the awards dinner is not transferable.
  3. The prize for finalists includes:  2 x tickets to attend the HESTA Impact Awards dinner to be held on the date listed in point 1 above, 1 x economy class airfare to the capital city where the awards dinner is held from the finalists' nearest capital city, and 1 night's accommodation in a standard twin share room at a hotel nominated by the HESTA Impact Awards organising committee, close to the dinner venue. All transfers to and from airports will be at the finalists' expense unless otherwise stated in correspondence. A credit card will be required to cover any incidental expenses in the hotel. The prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.
  4. Each finalist in the Individual Distinction category will be presented with an award in recognition of their achievement. The winner will be chosen from the finalists and announced at the HESTA Impact Awards dinner, to be held on the date listed in point 1 above. The overall winner will be presented with an award, in recognition of their achievement, together with $10,000.
  5. The prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.
  6. Only those nominees that make it through to finalist status will be notified by phone and email after the nomination close-off date by a representative of the HESTA Impact Awards. Finalist’s details such as name, employer/workplace, and other details in relation to the nomination, will be released to the media prior to the awards dinner.
  7. HESTA, and the HESTA Impact Awards reserve the right to use any entries, photographs, video, media and/or articles of the finalists and winners of this award, in relation to the awards, for future promotional purposes without any further reference, payment or other compensation to the finalists/winner.
  8. The act /achievements described in the nomination must have taken place between 1 July 2019 and 1 July 2020 to be eligible.
  9. Finalists and nominators must agree to be contacted by a representative of the HESTA Impact Awards to verify any information submitted and the eligibility of the nominee.
  10. Nominators must gain the consent of the nominee’s employer before making a nomination and confirm this on the nomination form. Any nomination form that does not indicate consent will be disregarded.
  11. The Judging Panel’s decision is final and made at its sole and complete discretion. No correspondence will be entered into. The Judging Panel and organisers of the HESTA Impact Awards retain full discretion in the awarding of prizes. 
  12. For every submitted nomination, the nominee will receive one certificate in recognition of their achievement and outstanding contribution to the sector. Certificates will be provided to nominators for presentation to their nominee after the awards take place on Wednesday, 24 February 2021.

Team Innovation 

  1. Finalists in the Team Innovation category will be invited to attend the HESTA Impact Awards dinner in Sydney on Wednesday, 24 February 2021, where the winner will be announced. The overall winner will receive $15,000.
  2. All prizes will be awarded on the condition that the finalists and winner agree to accept their prize in person by attending the HESTA Impact Awards dinner to be held on the date listed in point 1 above. Finalist attendance at the awards dinner is not transferable.
  3. The prize for finalists includes:  2 x tickets to attend the HESTA Impact Awards dinner to be held on the date listed in point 1 above, 1 x economy class airfare to the capital city where the awards dinner is held from the finalists' nearest capital city, and 1 night's accommodation in a standard twin share room at a hotel nominated by the HESTA Impact Awards organising committee, close to the dinner venue. All transfers to and from airports will be at the finalists' expense unless otherwise stated in correspondence. A credit card will be required to cover any incidental expenses in the hotel. The prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.
  4. Each finalist in the Individual Distinction category will be presented with an award in recognition of their achievement. The winner will be chosen from the finalists and announced at the HESTA Impact Awards dinner, to be held on the date listed in point 1 above. The overall winner will be presented with an award, in recognition of their achievement, together with $15,000.
  5. The prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.
  6. Only those nominees that make it through to finalist status will be notified by phone and email after the nomination close-off date by a representative of the HESTA Impact Awards. Finalist’s details such as name, employer/workplace, and other details in relation to the nomination, will be released to the media prior to the awards dinner.
  7. HESTA, and the HESTA Impact Awards reserve the right to use any entries, photographs, video, media and/or articles of the finalists and winners of this award, in relation to the awards, for future promotional purposes without any further reference, payment or other compensation to the finalists/winner.
  8. The act /achievements described in the nomination must have taken place between 1 July 2019 and 1 July 2020 to be eligible.
  9. Finalists and nominators must agree to be contacted by a representative of the HESTA Impact Awards to verify any information submitted and the eligibility of the nominee.
  10. Nominators must gain the consent of the nominee’s employer before making a nomination and confirm this on the nomination form. Any nomination form that does not indicate consent will be disregarded.
  11. The Judging Panel’s decision is final and made at its sole and complete discretion. No correspondence will be entered into. The Judging Panel and organisers of the HESTA Impact Awards retain full discretion in the awarding of prizes. 
  12. For every submitted nomination, the nominee will receive one certificate in recognition of their achievement and outstanding contribution to the sector. Certificates will be provided to nominators for presentation to their nominee after the awards take place on Wednesday, 24 February 2021.

Individual Distinction 

  1. Finalists in the Individual Distinction category will be invited to attend the HESTA Impact Awards dinner in Sydney on Wednesday, 24 February 2021, where the winner will be announced. The overall winner will receive $5,000.
  2. All prizes will be awarded on the condition that the finalists and winner agree to accept their prize in person by attending the HESTA Impact Awards dinner to be held on the date listed in point 1 above. Finalist attendance at the awards dinner is not transferable.
  3. The prize for finalists includes:  2 x tickets to attend the HESTA Impact Awards dinner to be held on the date listed in point 1 above, 1 x economy class airfare to the capital city where the awards dinner is held from the finalists' nearest capital city, and 1 night's accommodation in a standard twin share room at a hotel nominated by the HESTA Impact Awards organising committee, close to the dinner venue. All transfers to and from airports will be at the finalists' expense unless otherwise stated in correspondence. A credit card will be required to cover any incidental expenses in the hotel. The prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.
  4. Each finalist in the Individual Distinction category will be presented with an award in recognition of their achievement. The winner will be chosen from the finalists and announced at the HESTA Impact Awards dinner, to be held on the date listed in point 1 above. The overall winner will be presented with an award, in recognition of their achievement, together with $5,000.
  5. The prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.
  6. Only those nominees that make it through to finalist status will be notified by phone and email after the nomination close-off date by a representative of the HESTA Impact Awards. Finalist’s details such as name, employer/workplace, and other details in relation to the nomination, will be released to the media prior to the awards dinner.
  7. HESTA, and the HESTA Impact Awards reserve the right to use any entries, photographs, video, media and/or articles of the finalists and winners of this award, in relation to the awards, for future promotional purposes without any further reference, payment or other compensation to the finalists/winner.
  8. The act /achievements described in the nomination must have taken place between 1 July 2019 and 1 July 2020 to be eligible.
  9. Finalists and nominators must agree to be contacted by a representative of the HESTA Impact Awards to verify any information submitted and the eligibility of the nominee.
  10. Nominators must gain the consent of the nominee’s employer before making a nomination and confirm this on the nomination form. Any nomination form that does not indicate consent will be disregarded.
  11. The Judging Panel’s decision is final and made at its sole and complete discretion. No correspondence will be entered into. The Judging Panel and organisers of the HESTA Impact Awards retain full discretion in the awarding of prizes. 
  12. For every submitted nomination, the nominee will receive one certificate in recognition of their achievement and outstanding contribution to the sector. Certificates will be provided to nominators for presentation to their nominee after the awards take place on Wednesday, 24 February 2021.