April 27, 2023

Data#3 Sets the Pace – Winning HRD Employer of Choice Award for Eighth Consecutive Year

April 28, 2023; Brisbane, Australia: Leading Australian technology services and solutions provider, Data#3, today announced that it has been awarded the HRD Employer of Choice Award for the eighth year in a row. The award recognises organisations that are leading the way with policies and initiatives that engage their staff in areas critical to positive employee experience, including leadership, remuneration, and health and wellbeing.

“We are extremely proud to receive the HRD Employer of Choice Award for the eighth consecutive year,” said Laurence Baynham, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Data#3. “This award is a testament to our ongoing commitment to creating a supportive, inclusive, and engaging workplace culture that enables our employees to thrive and deliver outstanding results for our customers.”

“The OD&HR team have worked tirelessly to create a workplace culture where everyone feels valued and supported,” added Baynham. “We believe that investing in our people’s growth and well-being is a strategic priority, and this award is a recognition of our efforts in this area.”

Tash Macknish, Group Manager OD & HR at Data#3, commented, “Our Vision is to harness the power of people and technology for a better future, and to do this, we believe it’s important to focus on our people. That’s why our core values, which are at the HEART of everything we do are – Honesty, Excellence, Agility, Respect, and Teamwork. They influence how we communicate, how we train and develop, how we reward and recognise, how we support and invest into the health and wellbeing of our people. They help bring our people together so we can foster a workplace where everyone feels that they belong.”

“By keeping our values central to our everything we do, we have been able to evolve and adapt to the changing nature of the world and needs of our people. We believe that this has been key to our success and supports our business not only maintain a lower than industry standard turnover but a healthy staff tenure average of over 5 years. Moreover, the stability and success of our business has never been more apparent than over the last three years where we have continued to grow despite the challenges presented by the pandemic and the war for talent, which has consequently caused other businesses within our sector to struggle.”

Data#3’s commitment to employee well-being, diversity, and inclusion is evident in both its policies, such as its Sustainability Report, and practices, such as flexible work arrangements, mental health support, and a range of employee benefits and initiatives. These efforts have not only earned Data#3 the HRD Employer of Choice Award, but also contributed to its success as a leading technology company in Australia.

Working at Data#3 gives you the opportunity to inspire, transform and deliver the digital future.

Built on a foundation of over 45 years’ experience, Data#3 is a leading and award-winning Australian IT services and solutions provider, focused on helping customers to harness the power of people and technology for a better future.

Listed on the ASX in 1997, Data#3 reported revenues of $2.2 billion in the 2022 financial year and has more than 1,300 employees. Headquartered in Brisbane, it has facilities across 12 locations in Australia and Fiji.

Data#3’s decades of success in a highly competitive industry are largely thanks to the skill, dedication, and innovation of our people. We provide them with the tools, technology and culture to support our team in every way we can.

Data#3 embraces diversity, inspires our people and grows with HEART. Join us on our journey to delivering the digital future.

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