About Awards Australia

Awards Australia was established in 1989 and is proudly Australian owned and operated.

Awards Australia has since inception specialised in conducting awards recognition programs on a local, state and national level. Staff are selected for their skills and experience in marketing, public relations, media, sponsorship management and event and conference management.

In recent years the coordination of conferences for not for profit organisations has become part of the company's business.

Awards Australia provides positive outcomes for clients. Our dedicated team offer a personalised professional service with a total focus and commitment to the client brief and objectives.

Meet our team


Geoff Griffin

Geoff is the Managing Director, and has been with Awards Australia since inception.

Annette Vawser

Annette is the Business Manager and the Head of Accounts.


Event Managers

Joshua Griffin

Joshua has been with Awards Australia since 2013.
Josh is the Sponsorship Manager, and also manages the Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards and the South Australian Community Achievement Awards.

Katrina Gallo

Katrina is the Senior Event Manager of the Victorian Young Achiever Awards, NSW/ACT Young Achiever Awards, Victorian Regional Achievement Awards and the NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Awards. Katrina started with Awards Australia in January 2014, and is now also the Operations Manager.

Hanna Livock

Hanna joined Awards Australia in November 2017 and is the Event Manager of the Queensland Young Achiever Awards, Western Australian Young Achiever Awards, Queensland Community Achievement Awards and the Western Australian Regional Achievement and Community Awards.

Stephanie Commons

Stephanie has been with Awards Australia since November 2015. Stephanie is the Event Manager of the Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards, Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards and the Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards.


Graphic Designer/Social Media

Joshua Collins


Administration Team

Kristi Monk

Demi Cox

Briana Velimirovic