About Awards Australia

Established in 1989, Awards Australia is a Corporate Social Responsibility market leader.

Specialising in awards recognition programs on a state and national level, clients and the community receive win/win opportunities and outcomes through established marketing, media and event management expertise.

Awards Australia is committed to the client brief and positive outcomes.


Meet our team


Geoff Griffin

Geoff is the Managing Director, and has been with Awards Australia since inception in 1989.


Annette Vawser

Annette is the Director and Chief Operating Officer, and started November 2013.


Event Managers

Hanna Doherty

Senior Event Manager. Hanna started November 2017.

  • 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards Queensland
  • Queensland Community Achievement Awards
  • 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards Western Australia
  • Western Australian Community Achievement Awards


Stephanie Commons

Event Manager. Stephanie started in November 2015.

  • 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards Victoria
  • Victorian Community Achievement Awards


Tori Kirby 

Event Co-ordinator. Tori started in January 2020.

  • Northern Territory Young Achiever Awards
  • Northern Territory Community Achievement Awards
  • 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards NSW and the ACT
  • NSW and the ACT Community Achievement Awards


Jemma Sullivan 

Event Co-ordinator. Jemma started in January 2021.

  • 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards South Australia
  • South Australian Community Achievement Awards
  • Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards
  • Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards

Partnership Team

Joshua Griffin

Partnership Manager. Josh started in 2013.


Holly Edgar

Partnership Coordinator. Holly started in October 2018.