To recognise the contribution and dedication of our delegates, we will be presenting the following Awards at the ASU Delegates Conference to be held at ANMF Vic Branch on 9-10 October 2019.

We invite all members to nominate Delegates from your workplace in the following categories:

Darrell Cochrane Delegate Of The Year
Delegates must meet one or more of the following criteria and attributes.

  • Implementing a campaign
  • Increasing membership
  • Mapping a workplace
  • Setting up a communication network
  • Activating members
  • Dealing with the employer
  • Liaising with the community
  • Developing understanding of collective action


  • Selflessness
  • Energy
  • Leadership
  • Principles

Johanna Lytton Young Delegate Of The Year
The same criteria listed above will apply with the additional stipulation that they must be under 30-years of age.

Health & Safety Representative Of The Year

  • A member of the ASU
  • Successfully raised the profile of OHS
  • Shown dedication and strength of character
  • Contributed to the profile of the ASU
  • Has worked closely with ASU members and delegates

Criteria point 1: Evidence of being an active branch member, who:

  • has actively recruited women
  • encouraged women to become delegate
  • promoted the union to women through individual endeavours or their role in Branch committees or special projects
  • mentored women
  • has led a significant workplace campaign
  • introduced an issue of importance to women for example the domestic violence clause
  • has had a prolonged and/or consistent representation of members

Length of service will be considered when all other things are equal.

Criteria point 2: Outstanding service as a Delegate, EEO Delegate, OH&S Delegate:

Outstanding service could include years of service if all other aspects of two candidates appear to be of equal merit, particularly if the outstanding service includes acting as a mentor and sharing history to promote women’s activism.


To nominate a Delegate from your workplace for any of the above awards, please complete the online nomination form below.


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