Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

National Awards for Local Government

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About the Awards

The National Awards for Local Government is an annual celebration of Australian local government achievements. The Awards recognise the important role of local governments in delivering targeted quality services to Australians in urban and regional communities. The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development the Hon Warren Truss MP launched the 2015 Awards on 14 January 2015.

Through the Awards, the Australian Government celebrates local government projects that are innovative, deliver better outcomes for communities, have the potential to be rolled out across the country and that make a meaningful difference. The Awards are administered by the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development with support from sponsoring Australian Government departments.


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Key dates

19 January 2015 Entries opened
27 February 2015 Entries closed
Mid April 2015 Category Winners announced
5 May 2015 National judging
16 June 2015 Awards presentation events


Last Updated: 2 March, 2015