In recognition of Augusta Zadow – a pioneering South Australian trade unionist from the 1890s – SafeWork SA has established the Augusta Zadow Awards to support initiatives, research or further education that improves health and safety for women and young workers in South Australia.
Applications are now open for the 2022 Awards, and judges are looking for projects that:
- Address a work health and safety issue faced by women or young people at work.
- Significantly improve health and safety for women or young people at work through research or further education.
Previous winners have included a team from the Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute, awarded $10,000 with colleagues from the Appleton Institute and SA Ambulance Service for their project “I wish I knew ..”: Drawing on the lived experiences of shift work, sleep loss and fatigue in Australian paramedics to proactively develop education, training and support materials for young workers’.
Augusta Zadow Award applications must be submitted with all supporting material by 9am on Monday 15 August 2022.
For more information about the awards and the award proposals, click here.