2012 Winners and Finalists

2012 Winners and Finalists


The 2012 RMAdvancer Awards were announced at the prestigious Vue de Monde restaurant on Wednesday 24 October. The night celebrated our client’s excellence in risk management. The official judging panel noted the diversity of risks and innovative approaches to risk management in this year’s nominations. The winners stood out through their clear demonstration of embeddedness and commitment to risk management.


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Congratulations to the 2012 award winners:

Liability Risk Management Award Winner

Ardent Leisure Ltd

For their systems, processes and activities undertaken to minimise their organisation's legal liability and injury to third parties.

Ardent Leisure's winning submission

Comments from the Judges:

“Safety KPI’s with no ride downtime measure is a fantastic initiative”

“Cost is no barrier to safety”

“Very positive focus on change management”

“Good accountability for safety at all levels, demonstrating an inclusive culture”

“Live risk data is constantly available, this is an excellent risk management tool”


Award finalist: Tresury Wine Estates Ltd


Motor Vehicle Risk Management Award Winner

Interflow Ptd Ltd

For their systems, processes and activities undertaken to minimise loss, injury, damage and/or legal liability arising from the use of motor vehicles.

Interflow's winning submission


Comments from the Judges:

“Very holistic approach to risk management”

“A clear understanding of who their key stakeholders are and their expectations”

“General approach and attitude to risk management is a winner”

“Showed that they are not obliged but committed to safety"

“Risk and reward was linked well"


Award finalists: Blacktown City Council


Property Risk Management Award Winner

Melbourne Water

For their systems, processes and activities undertaken to minimise loss and/or damage arising from property ownership.

Melbourne Water's winning submission


Comments from the Judges:

“Risk Management is entrenched”

“Uses significant amount of external input”

“Clearly identified organisational objectives – Best Practice”

“Hierarchy of controls – long term program”

“Sense of innovation”


Award finalists: GUD Automotive



Enterprise Wide Risk Management Award Winner

Australian Red Cross Society

For their framework, systems and processes adopted across their entire organisation to manage risk.

Australian Red Cross's winning submission


Comments from the Judges:

“Management is fully embedded right across the organisation and they live Risk Management”

“They identify areas for improvement well and involve third parties”

“They are strongly committed to continuous improvement”

“Good examples have been used throughout the nomination”


Award finalists: Motorama Group



Thank you to our Judges

Kym Bennetts
National Insurance Manager - Australian Baptist Insurance Scheme
Bill Linehan
Corporate Secretary & Legal Affairs Manager - Ridley AgriProducts
Louise Longley
Senior Manager Group Insurance & Operational Risk Finance - NAB
David Munro
Risk & Insurance Manager - The Uniting Church in Australia QLD Synod.
Phil Warden
Group Asset Protection Manager - Goodman Fielder
We would like to acknowledge all other nominees for their efforts in submitting a nomination and for their interest in the RMAdvancer Awards.