John (Max) MacDermott Chapter Award
Nominations are called for the ‘John (Max) MacDermott Award’ for 2023, presented in recognition of members’ outstanding contributions to their union.
This award has been extended to enable members to recognise both the outstanding efforts of individual activists and the efforts of school chapters, chapter executives or chapter networks.
Why was the John (Max) MacDermott Award created?
John (Max) MacDermott was a highly successful and respected teacher at Mercy College, Mackay who had a deep interest in union activities. As a chapter president and staff representative he worked diligently and tirelessly to represent the interests of staff. This award honours his memory and his outstanding contribution as a unionist and union activist.
Are there any ‘John (Max) MacDermotts’ in your chapter or branch?
If you know of individuals within your chapter or a chapter or other group who have made an outstanding contribution as unionists and union activists, we invite you to nominate them.