The APSCo Australia Awards for Excellence are part of APSCo’s global Awards program, celebrated also across the United Kingdom and Germany. 

 The Awards are committed to identifying, promoting and celebrating best practice and excellence in the recruitment and professional staffing sector, and recognise businesses who demonstrate and support the professional standards that APSCo embodies. In 2020, we are thrilled to be able to open our Awards for Excellence to recognise and celebrate the significant achievements of our industry in a year that's been like no other.

In 2020, the APSCo Australia Awards for Excellence winners will be widely recognised with a targeted campaign to promote and profile our winners.

We've compiled a list of the more common questions we're often asked about the Awards below:



1.  Who can enter the Awards?

The 2020 APSCo Awards for Excellence are open to all companies in the recruitment and professional staffing sector. 


2. How do I enter?

You can enter by completing the entry form online. You can view the Award categories here and the entry forms (including specific criteria) here.


3. How much is it to enter?

The Awards are FREE for APSCo Australia Members to enter. A small administration fee of $100.00 plus GST per category is payable for Non-APSCo Members. This fee covers the cost of the administration associated with processing the entry from submission. All Non-Members who enter will be contacted to arrange payment for their entry.  An entrant's Membership status will be identified on the entry form.


4. When is the entry deadline?

The entry deadline for the Awards is Friday September 4. A list of key dates for the Awards is located here


5. When will the shortlist and winners be announced?

A group of shortlisted entrants will be announced for each category on Wednesday October 14. The overall winner of each category will be announced shortly thereafter.


6. Who are the judges and what will they be looking for?

APSCo Australia’s Awards for Excellence undergo a rigorous assessment process led by a panel of independent judges. You can Meet the Judges here.

The judges will be looking for ‘stand out’ entries that answer all the relevant entry criteria.  

Below are a few important tips to remember from our judges:

  •   Make sure you read the criteria for the category you wish to enter
  •   Send all the supporting documents with your entry form
  •   Keep to the word count
  •   Don’t rush. Make sure you leave yourself plenty of time to complete your entry


7. Who do I contact if I have questions about the Awards or my entry?

You can send questions to APSCo Australia at or contact Marketing and Communications Manager Carly Fordred at or by telephone 0433 345 521.



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