RM Advancer ®

Rewarding remarkable risk management

RM Advancer Awards are back!

RM Advancer is Australia's premier risk management awards program, recognising outstanding performance and exceptional risk management achievements of Vero and GIO Workers Compensation clients and their brokers in categories for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and large organisations.

After a short break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we’re delighted to be running the RM Advancer awards program again this year to showcase and reward the role risk managers play in protecting their organisations. This fifteenth edition of the awards celebrates the commitment to implementing best practices in risk management as organisations adapted to the challenges faced over the last couple of years. Whether it was a team effort leading to improved risk culture, disaster-prevention initiatives or an investment in safety that’s already paying dividends – we want to hear about it.

Don’t miss the opportunity to shine a spotlight on your clients, setting the benchmark in protecting what matters most!

2023 RM Advancer Award winners announced at a gala night in Melbourne

The 15th edition of the awards were proudly presented to:

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, for implementing a robust fleet risk management strategy in a consistent manner across the entire organisation delivering significant drops in frequency and severity of incidents.

Melbourne Royal, for designing a formalised risk management framework that successfully addressed the many unique challenges associated with operating multiple events across an extensive site.

Oak Possability, for successfully implementing an injury prevention program for their workforce supporting customers with a wide range of physical, emotional and medical needs.

A big congratulations to our winners who demonstrated excellence in conceptualizing and implementing innovative solutions in the field of risk management.

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RM Advancer Key Dates

Nominations opened

17 April 2023

Nominations closed

30 August 2023

Finalists announced

4 October 2023

Awards night

2 November 2023 at Metropolis Events
Centre, Southbank, Melbourne

Award categories

The finalists in the 15th RM Advancer Awards have been announced ahead of the exclusive awards night in Melbourne on 2 November.

Australia’s top risk managed companies and their brokers are vying for these prestigious awards in three categories:

Small and Medium Enterprise

  • Eire Total Access
  • Ready Industries
  • Melbourne Royal

This award is open to small and medium businesses with annual turnover of less than A$100 million or less than 100 employees for all Vero product classes and GIO Workers Compensation.


  • Luna Park Sydney
  • Queensland Fire and Emergency Services
  • Wurth Australia

This award is open to large businesses with annual turnover of more than A$100 million or more than 100 employees for Vero Property, Equipment breakdown, Products Liability and Motor product classes.

Workers Compensation and Public Liability

  • K&S Corporation
  • Mosaic Community Care
  • Oak Possability

This award is open to large businesses with annual turnover of more than A$100 million or more than 100 employees for GIO Workers Compensation and Vero Public Liability product classes.

Note: Not for profit, private companies, or government entities, please select equivalent category according to the size of the organisation.


Award winners and their brokers will be recognized at the Awards night in Melbourne. The benefits include:

  • Up to $2,000* awarded to each Category winner to contribute towards risk management related training or development
  • The opportunity to showcase their approach to risk management
  • Recognition of their commitment to risk management by industry peers

* Terms and conditions apply

Nomination process

Nominations for the 2023 RM Advancer Awards are now closed. Don’t miss the opportunity to recognize and celebrate outstanding risk management achievements of your clients when the nominations for Australia's premier risk management awards reopen in 2024. 

Key contacts

Project Manager: Dale Garbett: dale_garbett@vero.com.au; Mobile: 0419 801 054

Forms and documents

 Nomination form

 Terms and conditions

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