J Eddis Linton Award 2015 Winners

Category – Innovation : sponsored by Information Proficiency / Sigma Data

Recognises leadership through the practical application of innovative solutions for new and existing market needs resulting in a commercial, environmental and/or social benefit.

Shortlisted nominations:

  • City of Perth with Curtin University
  • Federal Court of Australia
  • Queensland State Archives
  • University of Southern Queensland

Winner

Federal Court of Australia

Lyn Nasir and Justice Jessup

Lyn Nasir and Justice Jessup

The Federal Court is the first Australian court to implement Electronic Court Files (a fully digital file of all documents filed with or created by the Court) and is a leader globally in the practice of management and archiving of electronic court documents.

The Federal Court interprets and exercises the general law of the Commonwealth of Australia with an original jurisdiction conferred by 150 statutes of the Parliament. It sits in all capital cities and elsewhere in Australia as required. The Court’s registry also provides services to the Federal Circuit Court (formerly the Federal Magistrate’s Court). Together they receive more than 12,000 filings and action in excess of 125,000 documents each year.

 

Category – Business Benefit : sponsored by Information Proficiency / Sigma Data

Recognises individuals and organisations that have achieved outstanding success for business improvement.

Shortlisted nominations:

  • Federal Court of Australia
  • University of Southern Queensland
  • University of the Sunshine Coast

Winner

Federal Court of Australia

As per previous award

 

Category – Collaboration : sponsored by EzeScan

Recognises an exemplary skills development collaboration between a department, employer or industry body and, at least, one other stakeholder (including vendors and consultant).

Shortlisted nominations:

  • City of Perth with Curtin University
  • Federal Court of Australia
  • University of Southern Queensland

Winner

City of Perth / Curtin University

Dr Pauline Joseph, Curtin and Julie Mathieson, City of Perth with award sponsor Mike Kirkby, EzeScan

Dr Pauline Joseph, Curtin and Julie Mathieson, City of Perth with award sponsor Mike Kirkby, EzeScan

Since 2013 these two organisations have jointly offered the Records Officer Paid-Cadetship program. This Cadetship at the City of Perth is offered to part-time or full-time postgraduate students, who are due to complete their Diploma or Masters in Records and Archives Management at Curtin University.

The program is aimed at assisting students to transit successfully into our records and archives management profession with paid work experience, whilst studying in their chosen careers.

 

Category – Implementation         : sponsored by FYB

Recognises individuals and organisations that have achieved outstanding results through excellence in implementation of a project

Shortlisted nominations:

  • Federal Court of Australia
  • Moreton Bay Regional Council
  • National Blood Authority
  • University of Southern Queensland

Winner

National Blood Authority

Chris Alday, FYB and Kelly Brown, National Blood Authority

Chris Alday, FYB and Kelly Brown, National Blood Authority

The National Blood Authority (NBA) has completed a project that transformed the agency’s operations from a highly-traditional paper-heavy approach to a digital-first culture. An active program of digitisation of legacy paper records was accompanied by decommissioning of over 80% of shared drives/email storage and strong senior executive support resulted in an immediate migration to digital information management.

 

Category – Student of the Year : sponsored by Records Solutions

Shortlisted nominations:

  • Elizabeth Charlton
  • Carolyn Murphy
  • Tegan Valentine

Winner:      Elizabeth Charlton

Kylie Welch collects the award on behalf of Elizabeth Charlton from Anne Cornish, Records Solutions

Kylie Welch collects the award on behalf of Elizabeth Charlton from Anne Cornish, Records Solutions

 

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