Lynne Kosky Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement

The Lynne Kosky Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement is presented in recognition of an individual's outstanding leadership and contribution to the Victorian TAFE and training sector for more than 25 years.

A contribution has a long-lasting impact within the sector and may include:

  • new innovations
  • new knowledge, or
  • ways to improve professional practice.

Nominees and winners

Individuals cannot self-nominate for this award category.

  • The Minister for Training and Skills in Victoria will initiate the nomination
  • All nominated individual become enduring nominees eligible for consideration in future
  • The winner of this Award will be nominated by Victoria for the Australian Lifetime Achievement Award at the Australian Training Awards
  • Nominees do not need to be currently employed to be eligible for this Award

Eligibility criteria

 The nomination follows the eligibility set by the Australian Training Awards:

  • Established history of distinguished service to the TAFE and training sector (25 years or more, of sustained service).
  • A positive and lasting contribution made to the TAFE and training sector.
  • Recognised by other industry, training, education or employer groups; have the respect of professional peers.
  • Acknowledged as having reached a pinnacle of their profession or industry.
  • Demonstrated, over an extended period of time, a contribution which has included either research, industry acheivement, professional leadership and service to the TAFE and training sector.
  • Demonstrates high level personal integrity.
  • Exhibited leadership and provided inspiration to others in the TAFE and training sector.
  • Positively influenced the TAFE and training sector in Victoria.
  • Significant and fundamental contributions made and demonstration of a lifetime commitment to the TAFE and training sector.