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Nomination process

Nomination forms and guides are available from the Australian Honours and Awards External Link website.

Nominations should be prepared in word format.

All information provided is treated as confidential, and if the nomination is successful the nominee will have the opportunity to advise whether they wish for their details to be published

Nomination Statement - Please include a brief summary of no more than 200 words outlining why a nominee should receive an award and how they have performed in an extraordinary manner and provided extraordinary public service. Please also indicate how the nominee has excelled in the Queensland Government's core values including:

Service - Details of the nominee's service which are considered particularly worthy of recognition. In what role(s) has the nominee excelled? Give positive details and describe comprehensively the nature of the occupation, i.e. policy, customer service, administration and the length of service. You should outline achievements in all positions they have held throughout their public service career, and not limit the nomination to their current position.

Achievement - How has the nominee demonstrated 'outstanding service'? Has the individual provided service excellence; shown innovation in program, project or policy development; excelled in leadership; or achieved more efficient processes, improved productivity or better service delivery?

Impact - How has the nominee's contribution impacted upon their organisation and its clients? What are the broader outcomes of the nominee's work or the significance of the nominee's efforts?

In preparing the nomination statement, it is important to provide full personal details of the nominee including their full name, home address and full position details so that the Public Service Medal Committee can assess the nomination relative to how the nominee's achievements are 'over and above' the duties that would normally be expected of a person at a particular level.

Referee support - To be properly considered by the committee, all nominations must be accompanied by referee statements that comment on the services of the nominee. At least three referee reports should be provided, including (if appropriate) referees from outside the public service. References should be sought from persons of the highest calibre and are limited to two pages per statement.

Nominations must be submitted to the Recognition and Engagement team

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