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These awards are set to benefit the regions timber industry in several exciting ways:

  • To attract skilled employees to the region as valued timber industry players
  • To up skill and lift the standard of the skill base of the timber workforce and recognise and celebrate outstanding individuals within our Green Triangle workforce
  • To unite industry players
  • Promote the image of timber in the region
  • Support its value to the region and the value to all those that are within its workforce and supporters
  • It will get local & national media coverage and promotion of our workers and industry
  • And finally, it will provide the Green Triangle industry an occasion to celebrate together
Category Type Criteria

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Supreme Timber Industry Award

Individual / Company

This award recognises an individual or company for demonstrating excellence in their field. Displaying professional skills, attitude & attributes and being of genuine good character. They will be recognised and endorsed by their peers, employees and business associates. They will be the stand out from the award winners. To be eligible for this award the winner must be the recipient of the Award in their elected category.

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Safety Excellence

Individual / Company

Safety Excellence is obtained by a company or individual who has embraced safety as a culture. The recipient of this award will have developed and have in practice a safety management system that includes risk assessment, hazard identification, training and continuous improvement. They will be recognised as a company or individual who demonstrates excellence beyond best practice by their employees, business partners and the general industry.

To be eligible for this award the recipient must:

• Demonstrate an improvement to and/or sustained culture of low level significant lost time injuries and accidents / incidents

• Show evidence of investment in safety procedures through implementation of on-going training

• Have possibly managed a specific incident or event with outstanding merit

Timber Sawmilling & Processing Excellence

Company

This award recognises a company that demonstrates excellence across a range of skills and practices within the environment of timber sawmilling and processing. This award is open to all sawmill and timber processors who conduct their operations above industry best practices.

To be eligible for this award the recipient must demonstrate:

• Improvements to productivity and efficiency

• Investment in continuous improvement

• Excellence in business practises in the area of health & safety, environment  & training

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Infield Forest Operations Excellence (Harvesting & Chipping)

Company

This award recognises a company who demonstrates excellence across a range of skills and practices within infield harvesting and chipping operations beyond best practice. This award is open to all infield harvesting and chipping operations.

To be eligible for this award the recipient must demonstrate:

• Improvements to productivity and efficiency

• Investment in continuous improvement

• Excellence in business practises in the area of health & safety, environment & training

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Regional & Community Development

Individual / Company

This award recognises a company or individual who significantly invests time and/or financial contribution towards sustainable and positive outcomes for their community. This could involve:

• sports clubs

• sponsorship

• community events

• scholarships

• schools

or any support giving back to the community which ensures regional growth or sustainable social impact

To be eligible for this award the recipient must provide evidence of an event or program that highlights the social impact and outcome from their contribution.

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Silviculture & Forest Management Excellence

Company

This award recognises a company who demonstrates excellence within the environment of Silviculture & Forest Management beyond best practice standards.

To be eligible for this award the recipient must:

• Demonstrate excellence in one or more of the following fields;

    o Fire Management

    o Research & Development

    o Nursery Operations

    o Genetics

    o Land Care

    o Environmental Practises

    o Forest Health

    o Tree Growth

• Demonstrate high quality environmental, health & safety practises, training & continuous improvement

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Logistics Excellence

Company

This award recognises a company who demonstrates excellence in their specific link in the distribution supply chain of taking timber from forest to mill and to warehouse or customer.

To be eligible for this award the recipient must:

• Demonstrate excellence in one or more of the following fields;

    o Log Marshalling

    o Port Services

    o Receivables

    o Dispatch & Distribution

    o Haulage & Transport

  Demonstrate high quality environmental, health & safety practises, training & continuous improvement

Service to the Timber Industry

Company

The Services to the Timber Industry award recognises excellence in businesses that offer services to the timber industry.  This includes but is not limited to:

    o Training organisations

    o IT services

    o Equipment suppliers

    o Employment Agencies

    o Industry Suppliers

To be eligible for this award the recipient must demonstrate:

• Excellence in service delivery and support to the timber industry

• Commitment to enhancing product and/or service delivery to further improve the timber industry

• Evidence of impact of excellent customer service and/or product

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Innovation Award

Individual / Company

The Innovation category seeks entrants who can demonstrate that their ideas have made a genuine difference to their company and/ or the timber industry resulting for example in either profitability, efficiencies in processes or changes in the products and services provided.

This award recognises an individual or company who has created a unique innovation, this includes but is not  limited to hardware, equipment systems, software, technology and R & D .

To be eligible for this award the recipient must:

• Have demonstrated innovation in any area of the timber industry such as logistics, harvesting, processing, safety, distribution and silviculture.

• Have been responsible for the conceptual idea which has now been implemented successfully.

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Outstanding Contribution to the Timber Industry (Female)

Individual (Female)

This category is designed to recognise women working in all areas of the timber industry. The recipient of this award will have achieved success in their area of expertise in the timber industry, the judges will welcome all entries, regardless of the nominees position.

This award aims to recognise women who are positive role models in the industry to encourage more women to see the timber industry as a worthwhile career. The judges will look for innovation, enthusiasm and commitment beyond best practise and essentially ‘over and above’ in the timber industry.

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Outstanding contribution to the Timber Industry (male)

Individual (Male)

This category is designed to recognise men working in all areas of the timber industry. The recipient of this award will have achieved success in their area of expertise in the timber industry, the judges will welcome all entries, regardless of the nominees position.

This award aims to recognise an individual male who demonstrates excellence across a range of skills. The judges will look for innovation, enthusiasm and commitment beyond best practise and essentially ‘over and above’ in the timber industry.

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Trainee

Individual

This award recognises a trainee or apprentice’s commitment to self-development and skill achievement through industry training.

To be eligible for this award the recipient must be currently completing a minimum national standard qualification (within the year) and be committed to continuous improvement and a career in the timber industry

on behalf of the Forestry Investment Trust

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Forest Operations – (Silviculture, Harvesting and Chipping)

Individual

This award recognises an individual who demonstrates excellence across a range of skills and attributes  beyond best practice in their field of expertise in forest operations

To be eligible for this award the recipient must:

• Demonstrate excellence in one or more of the following fields;

    o Fire Management, R & D, Nursery Operations, Forest Health, Tree Growth, Leadership & Supervision

    o Harvesting Operations, In-field Chipping Operations, Leadership & Supervision

• Demonstrate contribution to productivity, efficiency gains and continuous improvement

• Demonstrate excellence in business practises in the area of health & safety, environment & training

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Sawmilling, Processing and Logistics

Individual

This award recognises an individual who demonstrates an excellence across a range of skills and attributes within sawmilling processing and logistics beyond best practice guidelines in their field of expertise.

To be eligible for this award the recipient must:

• Demonstrate excellence in one or more of the following fields;

    o Log Marshalling, Port Services, Dispatch & Distribution, Haulage & Transport, Leadership & Supervision

    o Equipment Operation and Maintenance, Leadership & Supervision

• Demonstrate contribution to productivity, efficiency gains and continuous improvement

• Demonstrate excellence in business practises in the area of health & safety, environment & training

AWARDS

Sponsorship Type Category
Gold Individual/ Company Supreme Timber Industry Award
Gold Individual/ Company Safety Excellence
Gold Company Timber Sawmilling & Processing Excellence
Gold Company Infield Forest Operations Excellence (Harvesting & Chipping)
Gold Individual/ Company Regional & Community Development
Gold Company Silviculture & Forest Management Excellence
Gold Company Logistics Excellence
Gold Company Service to the Timber Industry
Silver Individual Innovation Award
Silver Individual (Female) Outstanding Contribution to the Timber Industry (female)
Silver Individual (Male) Outstanding contribution to the Timber Industry (male)
Silver Individual Trainee
Silver Individual Forest Operations (Silviculture, Harvesting & Chipping)
Silver Individual Sawmilling, Processing  Logistics