Bankwest has been recognised as one of Australia’s top 20 employers for lesbian, gay, bisexual,transgender and intersex (LGBTI) employees for 2015 at the Australian Workplace Equality Index(AWEI) Awards event held in May 2016. The AWEI is the definitive national benchmark on LGBTI workplace inclusion and sets acomparative benchmark for Australian employers across all sectors.
As a reflection of Bankwest's commitment to Gender Equality we have been awarded Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) 2015 citation. Bankwest is one of just four Western Australian organisations and 90 nationwide to be recognised for employer commitment and best practice in promoting gender equality in the workplace.
2013 National Employer Support Award by the National Defence Reserves Support Council for supporting the Australian Defence Force Reserves.
The annual National awards, held at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, recognise private sector and government employers who have been particularly supportive of their Reservist employees.
Volunteering WA recognises Bankwest as an employer who leads and excels in a best practice corporate volunteering program to benefit the Western Australian community.
In 2013 the Department of Fire and Emergency Services awarded Bankwest Gold Category for the outstanding support of Emergency Services Volunteers.
Bankwest allows our emergency services volunteers to take time off work to respond to incidents or attend training, enabling them to deliver essential services that help keep our communities safe.