Running for a number of years, the annual awards are an evening to celebrate outstanding achievement within the Cleaning and Security Industries. 2019 proved to be extremely competitive with nominations up by 60% from last year. Building Service Contractors Association of Australia is the peak industry representative body for the building services industry providing leadership for members and the provision of a range of relevant and quality services in addition to seeking to work with the Government and other stakeholders to improve the professionalism. “There are very limited opportunities within our industry for recognition and these awards are a fantastic platform for businesses like ours”, Owner and Director, Scott MacDougall said.
Dalby’s, Town and Country Cleaning had nominations across a range of categories with impressive results overall. Within the individual categories, Bettina Draney was awarded the Long Service Award Queensland Runner Up for her recognition of service and outstanding contribution of service to the industry. Co?worker, Bernie Anderson was also a finalist in the Individual category and narrowly missed an award.
A new addition to the award categories this year was the Commitment to Diversity Award, acknowledging businesses that are actively attracting diverse new recruits, equipping them with skills, encouraging continuous development, and providing empowerment and career progression. Town & Country Cleaning was awarded Queensland Runner Up, coming in behind the winner with 200 employees and 27 different languages spoken within their team. “We are extremely pleased with the results. As a business owner, it is a great achievement to be identified as an industry leader amongst a high standard of nominations and a field that spans the entire state of Queensland”, Scott said.
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