The winners of the Third Sector Awards, were revealed at the Plaza Ballroom in Melbourne last week.
Third Sector, in partnership with the Centre for Social Impact and a team of judges, scored hundreds of entries across multiple categories to showcase the very best in the sector. The winners represented the rich variety of Australia’s not-for-profit world, from health and wellbeing to advocacy.
ACNC Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM, a passionate young leader and a sustainability pioneer are among eight winners in the 2017 Third Sector Awards – an annual awards celebrating leadership with purpose and best practice in Australia’s not-for-profit sector.
Winners and finalists are listed below:
Speaking at the awards ceremony in Melbourne, Pascoe said she was surprised and delighted to receive the award.
“I was surprised to be nominated for this award,” she said. “But it truly is an honour to receive it. I would like to thank Third Sector, in partnership with the Centre for Social Impact, for acknowledging the contribution of many exceptional individuals in the not-for-profit sector through these awards.