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Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions for nomination for the 2018 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards

Company 

  1. All companies nominated for Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame recognition must have a manufacturing plant located in Victoria and/or demonstrate specialist services directly connected to Victoria's manufacturing industry.
  2. Nominations for the Manufacturer of the Year awards and the High Growth Sector awards will only be accepted from:       
    • incorporated Australian industry associations
    • companies that wish to nominate themselves (however they will be required to provide a reference from another entity such as a major client, industry association or union and they must make the declaration required on the front of this form) 
    • other industry entities approved by the Minister.
  3. Organisations that have been recognised by the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame in the past 3 years are ineligible to apply.
  4. Nominations for the Manufacturer of the Year awards and the High Growth Sector awards will only be accepted from:
  5. Manufacturers who have won industry association or other recognised awards but whose goods are produced entirely in other Australian states or internationally are ineligible for recognition in the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame.
  6. A judging panel will be appointed to review the nominations.
  7. The Judging Panel reserves the right to transfer this nomination to another applicable category.
  8. Judging criteria include, but are not limited to, Innovation in new products, innovation in business processes, incorporation of digital technologies, investment into training and skills, integration into global markets, collaboration with industry partners and researchers and contribution to sector (if applicable).
  9. The Victorian Government Minister for Industry and Employment is the decision making authority for the Hall of Fame. The Minister’s decision on eligibility for the manufacturers being nominated, the entities nominating them or the provision or revocation of an award certificate, induction or other recognition is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  10. The awards will be announced at a ceremony to be held on Monday, 28 May 2018 at the Palladium Ballroom, Crown Entertainment Centre.
  11. Inductees who cease manufacturing in Victoria or move their manufacturing operations to another state or off-shore will have their induction revoked and will be required to remove any display of the Hall of Fame symbol in all material and may not indicate that it has any Hall of Fame or Victorian Government recognition.
  12. Any manufacturer inducted into the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame who is, after induction, convicted of any criminal offence or legislative breach where the penalty imposed is greater than $10,000 will be asked to show cause as to why it should not have its induction revoked, be required to remove any display of the Hall of Fame symbol in all materials and cease indicating that it has any Hall of Fame or Victorian Government recognition. The Minister will then decide in his/her absolute discretion whether the manufacturer will have its induction revoked.
  13. Change of ownership of an inducted manufacturing corporation will not necessarily jeopardise the Hall of Fame standing of that organisation providing that core manufacturing activities continue to operate in Victoria. 
  14. Nominees agree to have their name associated with the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame and promoted within the media, on the Hall of Fame website and in other Department and State Government communications material. 

Honour Roll 

  1. Individuals nominated for Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Honour Roll must have demonstrated experience, achievement and commitment within Victoria in a manufacturing plant or a specialist design service provider to the Victorian manufacturing industry, or as a service provider to the Victorian manufacturing industry including contributions to industry associations. 
    • incorporated Australian industry associations
    • companies that wish to nominate employees. These companies must provide a reference from another entity such as a major client, industry association or union and they must make the declaration required in the nomination form
    • other industry entities approved by the Minister.
  2. Nominations for individuals for the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Honour Roll will only be accepted from:
  3. Achievements can relate to any facet of manufacturing, for example marketing, work safety, design, technology, supply chain management etc. 
  4. A judging panel will be appointed to review the nominations.
  5. Judging criteria include, but are not limited to, promotion of advanced manufacturing initiatives, sustainability, contribution to the manufacturing sector and/or organisation, quality management initiatives, education and training, and global connections.
  6. The relevant Victorian Government Minister is the decision making authority for the Hall of Fame. The Minister’s decision on eligibility of individuals being nominated, the entities nominating them or the provision or revocation of recognition is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  7. Nominees agree to have their name associated with the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame and promoted within the media, on the Hall of Fame website and in other Department and State Government communications material. 
  8. The awards will be announced at a ceremony to be held on Monday, 28 May 2018 at the Palladium Ballroom, Crown Entertainment Centre.
  9. Any individual recognised by the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame who is, after recognition, convicted of any criminal offence or legislative breach may be asked to show cause as to why they should not have their recognition revoked and be required to remove any reference to Hall of Fame recognition by the Victorian Government. The Minister will then decide in his/her absolute discretion whether the individual will have the award revoked.

Young Manufacturer of the Year

  1. Individuals nominated for Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Young Manufacturer of the Year must have demonstrated experience, achievement and commitment within Victoria in a manufacturing plant or a specialist design service provider to the Victorian manufacturing industry, or as a service provider to the Victorian manufacturing industry including contributions to industry associations. 
  2. Nominees must be ages under 35 years at the time of the award ceremony to be eligible for the Young Manufacturer of the Year Award.
    • incorporated Australian industry associations
    • companies that wish to nominate employees. These companies must provide a reference from another entity such as a major client, industry association or union and they must make the declaration required in the nomination form.  
    • other industry entities approved by the Minister.
  3. Nominations for individuals for the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Young Manufacturer of the Year Award will only be accepted from:
  4. Achievements can relate to any facet of manufacturing, for example marketing, work safety, design, technology, supply chain management etc. 
  5. A judging panel will be appointed to review the nominations.
  6. Judging criteria include, but are not limited to, promotion of advanced manufacturing initiatives, sustainability, contribution to the manufacturing sector and/or organisation, quality management initiatives, education and training, and global connections.
  7. The relevant Victorian Government Minister is the decision making authority for the Hall of Fame. The Minister’s decision on eligibility of individuals being nominated, the entities nominating them or the provision or revocation of recognition is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  8. Nominees agree to have their name associated with the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame and promoted within the media, on the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame website and in other Department and State Government communications material. 
  9. The awards will be announced at a ceremony to be held on Monday, 28 May 2018 at the Palladium Ballroom, Crown Entertainment Centre. 
  10. Any individual recognised by the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame who is, after recognition, convicted of any criminal offence or legislative breach may be asked to show cause as to why they should not have their recognition revoked and be required to remove any reference to Hall of Fame recognition by the Victorian Government. The Minister will then decide in his/her absolute discretion whether the individual will have the award revoked.

Woman Manufacturer of the Year

  1. Individuals nominated for Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Woman Manufacturer of the Year must have demonstrated experience, achievement and commitment within Victoria in a manufacturing plant or a specialist design service provider to the Victorian manufacturing industry, or as a service provider to the Victorian manufacturing industry including contributions to industry associations.
  2. Nominees must be female to be eligible for the Woman Manufacturer of the Year Award.
  3. Nominations for individuals for the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Woman Manufacturer of the Year Award will only be accepted from:
    • incorporated Australian industry associations
    • companies that wish to nominate employees. These companies must provide a reference from another entity such as a major client, industry association or union and they must make the declaration required in the nomination form.
    • other industry entities approved by the Minister.
  4. Achievements can relate to any facet of manufacturing, for example marketing, work safety, design, technology, supply chain management etc.
  5. A judging panel will be appointed to review the nominations.
  6. Judging criteria include, but are not limited to, promotion of advanced manufacturing initiatives, sustainability, contribution to the manufacturing sector and/or organisation, quality management initiatives, education and training, and global connections.
  7. The relevant Victorian Government Minister is the decision making authority for the Hall of Fame. The Minister’s decision on eligibility of individuals being nominated, the entities nominating them or the provision or revocation of recognition is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  8. Nominees agree to have their name associated with the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame and promoted within the media, on the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame website and in other Department and State Government communications material.
  9. The awards will be announced at a ceremony to be held on Monday, 28 May 2018 at the Palladium Ballroom, Crown Entertainment Centre.
  10. Any individual recognised by the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame who is, after recognition, convicted of any criminal offence or legislative breach may be asked to show cause as to why they should not have their recognition revoked and be required to remove any reference to Hall of Fame recognition by the Victorian Government. The Minister will then decide in his/her absolute discretion whether the individual will have the award revoked.
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