Finalists for the 2018 Workplace Giving Excellence Awards have been announced and include previous winners JB Hi-Fi and SEEK.

At REA Group’s innovative ‘Community Café’ staff can pay for their coffee using their security pass, with the proceeds going to charity.

The awards are administered by Workplace Giving Australia and recognise the top performing employers and charities in workplace giving.

Previous winners include Australia Post, BHP, CommBank, JB Hi-Fi, SEEK, Redkite and The Smith Family.

The 2018 finalists in seven categories are:

Best Overall Program

JB Hi-Fi

King & Wood Mallesons


Best Program Launch or Refresh (Employer)

Flight Centre

King & Wood Mallesons


Best Pro Bono / Workplace Volunteering

Bain & Company


The Origin Foundation

Most Innovative Charity/Employer Partnership

SecondBite in partnership with 7-Eleven

STREAT in partnership with SEEK

Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation in partnership with Event Hospitality

and Entertainment

Most Unique Innovation

REA Group


The Funding Network


Best WPG Launch or Refresh (Charity)


Best Public Sector Program

Queensland University of Technology

Workplace Giving Excellence Awards

SEEK team members sharing a meal with people whose lives have been impacted by donations made through the Small Change workplace giving program.

An independent judging panel, chaired by the Centre for Social Impact, evaluates the entries. 2018 winners will be announced on 20 November.

The Awards are part of the One Million Donors campaign to see a million working Australians donating to charity through work by 2020. For more information go to


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