About the AHRI Awards

Australian HR Institute is all about 'good HR'. But when it comes to the AHRI Awards we're looking for the best. The best HR practices come in many different forms and often encompass creativity, passion and the ability to make a difference, no matter the size of your organisation.

The AHRI Awards is Australia’s most prestigious HR awards program, with individual and organisation HR and business excellence is recognised and celebrated. Awards include inclusion and diversity, innovation and creativity, disability employment, gender equity, HR technology and more.

The 26 awards are independently assessed by an advisory panel of global leaders from HR and business.

Patrons on the AHRI Awards advisory panel include Professor Dave Ulrich, Fons Trompenaars, Lynda Gratton, Michael Kirby AC CMG, and Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO. They set thorough and rigorous award criteria, and ensure an independent and transparent process. The advisory panel have the honour of reviewing all finalist applications and selecting the winner for each award.

Find out how applying for an AHRI Award can change your career.

Applications for the AHRI Awards have closed. Winners will be announced at the Awards dinner on 29 November. 


The Australian HR Institute (AHRI) is the national association representing human resource and people management professionals. With over 20,000 members from Australia and across the globe, AHRI sets the professional standard for HR in Australia through HR certification; provides formal education and training services in HR, people management and business skills; runs world-class conferences and events; and holds seminars and networking opportunities all over Australia.

Awards Partners
human synergistics