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NSW Premier's Awards


Awards Ambassadors are nominated by each organisation and play an important role in promoting the Premier's Awards across their organisations. 

Awards Ambassadors for 2023 are listed below. Contact your Awards Ambassador to find out more about the Premier's Awards and any internal processes for nominations in your organisation. 


Customer Service

Agency/Department Name Phone Email
Department of Customer Service Zac Wisbey 02 8276 8776 Zac.Wisbey@customerservice.nsw.gov.au
Department of Customer Service Clare McAndrew 02 4908 4876 clare.mcandrew@customerservice.nsw.gov.au


Agency/Department Name Phone Email
Department of Education Tracy Davies   awards@det.nsw.edu.au
NSW Education Standards Authority Danielle Hayman 02 9367 8914 danielle.hayman@nesa.nsw.edu.au
TAFE NSW Kylie Preece   employeerecognition@tafensw.edu.au

Enterprise, Investment and Trade

Agency/Department Name Phone Email
Department of Enterprise, Investment and Trade Sandi Shrimski   Sandi.Shrimski@enterprise.nsw.gov.au
Destination NSW Anastasia Lloyd   Anastasia.lloyd@dnsw.com.au
Art Gallery of NSW Katherine Gordon   katherine.gordon@ag.nsw.gov.au
Australian Museum Lucy Rayner   Lucy.Rayner@Australian.Museum
Trustees of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences Jeremy Kelshaw   Jeremy.Kelshaw@maas.museum
Sydney Opera House Jill Johnston   jill.johnston@sydneyoperahouse.com
Office of the Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission Ebony O'Neill  


Museums of History NSW Danielle Toga   danielle.toga@mhnsw.au
State Library Claudia Bretag   claudia.bretag@sl.nsw.gov.au
NSW Independent Casino Commission Lauren Gumbs   lauren.gumbs@nicc.nsw.gov.au
Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority Lauren Gumbs   lauren.gumbs@nicc.nsw.gov.au


Agency/Department Name Phone Email
Northern Sydney Local Health District Catherine Rosario 9462 9718 catherine.rosario@health.nsw.gov.au
Clinical Excellence Commission      
Ministry of Health People Communications   MOH-PeopleCommunications@health.nsw.gov.au
eHealth James Jelly   James.Jelly@health.nsw.gov.au
eHealth Lauren Rollason   Lauren.Rollason@health.nsw.gov.au
Health Professional Councils Authority TBC   Contact the Public Service Commission
Mental Health Commission TBC    
Agency for Clinical Innovation Samantha Ellenberger   Samantha.ellenberger@health.nsw.gov.au
Central Coast Local Health District Kylie Downs 4320 9361 kylie.downs@health.nsw.gov.au
Central Coast Local Health District Deborah Saner 4320 9363 Deborah.saner@health.nsw.gov.au
Far West Local Health District Melissa Welsh 8080 2229 Melissa.Welsh@health.nsw.gov.au
Health Education and Training Institute Shirley-Ann Ujhazy  9844 6522 shirleyann.ujhazy@health.nsw.gov.au
Health Infrastructure Nadeena Whitby   nadeena.whitby@health.nsw.gov.au
HealthShare NSW Sophie Homan   Sophie.Homan@health.nsw.gov.au
Hunter New England Local Health District Dr Kathryn Reilly 4921 4140 Kathryn.Reilly@health.nsw.gov.au
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Gaye Sykes 0475 829 198 gaye.sykes@health.nsw.gov.au
Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network Iain Crawford 9700 3059 iain.crawford@health.nsw.gov.au
Mid North Coast Local Health District Vanessa Edwards 6589 2304 Vanessa.Edwards@health.nsw.gov.au
Murrumbidgee Local Health District Setchen Brimson 5943 2010 Setchen.Brimson@health.nsw.gov.au
Murrumbidgee Local Health District Juanita Golland   Juanita.Golland@health.nsw.gov.au
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District Michael Wood 4734 2639 michael.wood@health.nsw.gov.au
Northern NSW Local Health District Pam Mitchell 6620 2494 Pamela.Mitchell@health.nsw.gov.au
NSW Ambulance Jordi Blakey 9320 7798 jordi.blakey@health.nsw.gov.au
NSW Health Pathology Taylor O'Brien 0422 643 600 Taylor.OBrien@health.nsw.gov.au
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District Stephanie Hage   Stephanie.Hage@health.nsw.gov.au
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District David Lindsay   David.Lindsay1@health.nsw.gov.au
South Western Sydney Local Health District Ahmed Jamal 8738 6926 ahmed.jamal@health.nsw.gov.au
Southern NSW Local Health District      
St Vincent's Health Network Charlotte Birchall 8382 3588 charlotte.birchall@svha.org.au
Sydney Children's Hospitals Network Kellie Crameri    kellie.crameri@health.nsw.gov.au
Sydney Local Health District Rachel Alt 0436 916 678 rachel.alt@health.nsw.gov.au
Sydney Local Health District Sharon Campbell   Sharon.Campbell1@health.nsw.gov.au
Western NSW Local Health District Penny Giblett   Penelope.Giblett@health.nsw.gov.au
Western Sydney Local Health District Hayley Lidbury   Hayley.Lidbury@health.nsw.gov.au

Planning and Environment

Agency/Department Name Phone Email
Department of Planning and Environment Yinnie Chung   yinnie.chung@dpie.nsw.gov.au
Natural Resources Commission Yinnie Chung   yinnie.chung@dpie.nsw.gov.au
Environment Protection Authority Yinnie Chung   yinnie.chung@dpie.nsw.gov.au
Independent Planning Commission Yinnie Chung   yinnie.chung@dpie.nsw.gov.au
Western Parkland City Authority Mouna Kheir   mouna.kheir@wpca.sydney

Premier and Cabinet

Agency/Department Name Phone Email
Department of Premier and Cabinet Elizabeth Hedges   Elizabeth.Hedges@dpc.nsw.gov.au
Audit Office of NSW      
Government House Sydney      
NSW Electoral Commission      
Parliamentary Counsel's Office      
Law Enforcement Conduct Commission      
NSW Ombudsman James Stuart   jstuart@ombo.nsw.gov.au
Public Service Commission TBC    

Regional NSW

Agency/Department Name Phone Email
Department of Regional NSW Yinnie Chung   yinnie.chung@dpie.nsw.gov.au
Local Land Services Yinnie Chung   yinnie.chung@dpie.nsw.gov.au

Stronger Communities

Agency/Department Name Phone Email
Department of Communities and Justice Yanina Piendibene 0410 558 835 Yanina.Piendibene2@facs.nsw.gov.au
Department of Communities and Justice Sarah Rose   Sarah.Rose@justice.nsw.gov.au
Fire and Rescue NSW Chiara Mammone   chiara.mammone@fire.nsw.gov.au
Fire and Rescue NSW Bernadette Northey   Bernadette.Northey@fire.nsw.gov.au
NSW State Emergency Service Christine Humphrey 4251 6230 Christine.Humphrey@ses.nsw.gov.au
Multicultural NSW Keri-Ann Hobbs   Kerri-Ann.Hobbs@multicultural.nsw.gov.au
Legal Aid NSW Bronwyn McCutcheon 9219 5986 bronwyn.mccutcheon@legalaid.nsw.gov.au
Legal Aid NSW Gina Higham   ea@legalaid.nsw.gov.au
Legal Aid NSW Jo Evans   jo.evans@legalaid.nsw.gov.au
Legal Aid NSW Lotte Callanan   lotte.callanan@legalaid.nsw.gov.au
NSW Police Force      
NSW Police Force Stacy Johnson    john1sta@police.nsw.gov.au
NSW Rural Fire Service Renee Armstrong   Renee.Armstrong@rfs.nsw.gov.au
NSW Reconstruction Authority Sophie Culbert   Sophie.Culbert@resilience.nsw.gov.au
Crown Solicitors Office TBC    
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions TBC    
NSW Crime Commission TBC    
Office of the Children's Guardian TBC    
Ageing and Disability Commission TBC    
Office of Sport Sherilee Hemers   sherilee.hemers@sport.nsw.gov.au
Institute of Sport Najat Khoury   najat.khoury@nswis.com.au
Venues NSW      


Agency/Department Name Phone Email
Transport  Recognition team   Recognition@transport.nsw.gov.au
Transport - Cities and Active Transport Bree Yates   bree.yates@transport.nsw.gov.au
Transport - Corporate Services and People and Culture Jasper Pearson     jasper.pearson@transport.nsw.gov.au
Transport - Customer Strategy and Technology Richard Cann   richard.cann@transport.nsw.gov.au
Transport - Finance and Investment Jasper Pearson     jasper.pearson@transport.nsw.gov.au
Transport - Greater Sydney Monique Begley   monique.begley@transport.nsw.gov.au
Transport - Greater Sydney Madelene Clancy   madelene.clancy@transport.nsw.gov.au
Transport - Infrastructure and Place Henry Jacobs   henry.jacobs@transport.nsw.gov.au
Transport - Infrastructure and Place Eryn Sullivan   eryn.sullivan@transport.nsw.gov.au
Transport - Office of the Secretary Stef Italia   stef.italia@transport.nsw.gov.au
Transport - Point to Point Transport Commission Alex Thompson   alexandra.thompson@transport.nsw.gov.au
Transport - Regional and Outer Metropolitan Val Ritchie   val.ritchie@transport.nsw.gov.au
Transport - Safety, Environment and Regulation Jasper Pearson    jasper.pearson@transport.nsw.gov.au
Transport - Sydney Metro Alex Huggett   alexandra.huggett@transport.nsw.gov.au
Trasport  Marion Roff   marion.roff@transport.nsw.gov.au


Agency/Department Name Phone Email
The Treasury Suji Kim   Suji.Kim@treasury.nsw.gov.au
SAS Trustee Corporation TBC   Contact the Public Service Commission

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