40 Years of Service Award


To recognise the contributions of staff who have served the University during the greater part of their career.

The 40-Year Service Award acknowledges the commitment and achievement of staff members who have worked at ANU for at least 40 years.


All active staff members who have worked at the University for at least 40 years respectively as of 31 December in the year of application are eligible. Eligible staff who retire from the University prior to the date of the ceremony can still be considered for a service award in that year.


For 40 years of service: A commemorative award.

Nomination process

Staff members can be nominated by themselves, colleagues or HR/administrative staff in their area. The People and Culture Division will verify and confirm eligible recipients in cooperation with local area administrative staff.

For 2023, nominations should be in writing and sent to awards@anu.edu.au by no later than 5pm, 9 October 2023. 

Nominations should include the following information:

  • full name, title and position of candidate
  • university ID number
  • contact details of staff member
  • name and contact details of the candidate's supervisor
  • commencement date of ANU service, and details of periods of service (unless unbroken period).

2023 Recipients

No 40 Years of Service Awards recipients in 2023.

Further information

For further information on the Service Awards, including the nomination process, please contact Awards, details provided under Contact.

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