Harry Haxton Shields
The Queensland Branch sponsors the Harry Haxton Shields.
Named after one of Queensland’s founding fathers, the award honours Harry Haxton who encouraged our industry to push the boundaries and achieve more than what we ever thought possible. Harry was the inaugural lecturer in Records Management in Qld and a strong champion for educated professionals in our industry.
The shields recognise an outstanding student, a new professional and an outstanding group within the RIM profession who have excelled during the preceding 12 months.
Nominations open 1 February and close 30 April with the winners announced at the annual Qld Branch State Conference.
There are three award categories:
This category is awarded to a student who has achieved excellence in educational studies in records and information management. The award is open to both full time and part time students who have completed a dedicated records and information management course within the preceding 12 months.
This category is awarded to a new professional to the records and information management industry who has demonstrated significant potential to succeed within the profession. The award is open to members who have received professional status in the preceding 12 months. Nominations for this award are submitted by Branch Council members.
The Outstanding Group Award is open to groups, other than RIM Professionals Australasia Committees who have achieved excellence in records and information management and made an outstanding contribution to records and information management in Queensland in the preceding 12 months.
Please see the attached documents for further details and the nomination form: Qld RIM Excellence Awards (003)
2017 – Winners
Individual Shield – Meryl Bourke
Group Shield – Griffith University, Business Enablement Team
2016 – Winners
Individual Shield – Jennifer Curley
Group Shield – Information Management Services University of Sunshine Coast
Student Shield – Nicole Mathison
Four special Shields were also conferred recognising ongoing and continuous sponsorship support to special industry partners who year after year support an event or multiple events organised by Queensland Branch. The ongoing support of these companies is truly appreciated by everyone on Branch Council and deserves to be recognised. Congratulations and thank you to:
- The Information Management Group
- Records Solutions
2013 – Outstanding Group
Logan City Council – Records Management Program
2012 – Outstanding Individual
Derek Turner, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba
2012 – Student Award
Kaye England, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba
2011 – Outstanding Group – Large Organisation
Strategic Recordkeeping and Information Solutions Units, Transport and Main Roads
2011 – Outstanding Group – Small Organisation
Scenic Rim Regional Council
2010 – Outstanding Individual
Nancy Taia, ARIM
2010 – Outstanding Group
Moreton Bay Regional Council Records Management Standardisation Project Team
2009 – Outstanding Individual
2009 – Outstanding Group
Energex Ltd eDRMS Project Team
2008 – Outstanding Individual
Meryl Bourke, MRIM
2008 – Outstanding Group
Residential Tenancies Authority Recordkeeping Project Team