Champion of Change Award

The Champion of Change award recognises the significant role that men play in improving law enforcement for women in Australian, New Zealand or Pacific. This award acknowledges men’s individual and/or collective influence and commitment to improving law enforcement for women. It also acknowledges the importance of men’s role in increasing women’s representation in leadership within law enforcement and how law enforcement is delivered to women in the community. Areas of particular focus are how the Champion has achieved a real change in workplace culture and mindset and empowered both women and men within law enforcement to advance gender equality and improve policing for women. These achievements are above and beyond their normal position or their position description.

The criteria for the Champion of Change are to have:

  • Had a significant impact in changing workplace culture and mindset to empower women and men to advance gender equality; and/or
  • Actively advanced law enforcement response to women within the community; and/or
  • Implemented or enforced employment policies and practices that have had a demonstrated impact on redressing gender discrimination in areas such as recruitment, promotion and mentoring in; and/or
  • Actively enhanced women’s leadership.

Download the Champion of Change Award Nomination Form here.

Awards Presentation Dinner

The 22nd Excellence in Policing Awards will be presented at a dinner in Sydney in November 2021. Details TBA.