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2015 National Awards for Excellence Winners

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2015 National Winner Announced

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, the Hon Warren Truss MP, has announced Maroondah City Council in Victoria as the winner of the 2015 National Award for Excellence in Local Government for its Changing Places—Changing Lives project.

Details of this project and of the 2015 award winners and highly commended projects in each specific category are in the 2015 National Awards for Local Government Winners Book. A video on each of the winning projects is also available.

Category Winners

Congratulations to the 2015 Category Winners.

Highly Commended

Congratulations also to the 2015 highly commended recipients.

  • Arts Animates—excellence in community engagement and participation
    Sponsored by the Ministry for the Arts in the Attorney-General's Department
    Highly Commended:
    • Ballarat City Council, Vic, for Rebel Elders
    • City of Melville, WA, for PHAZE Youth Urban Art Project
    • Northern Grampians Shire Council, Vic, for St Arnaud Street Museum—pride of place in the regeneration of St Arnaud
  • Boosting Productivity through Infrastructure
    Sponsored by the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
    Highly Commended: Townsville City Council, QLD, for Lifecycle Cost Asset Management Plan
  • Disability Access and Inclusion
    Sponsored by the Department of Social Services
    Highly Commended: East Gippsland Shire Council, Vic, for East Gippsland All Abilities Playground
  • Youth Employment
    Sponsored by the Department of Education and Training
    Highly Commended: Maroondah City Council, Vic, for Work Inspiration—Transitioning from School to Work

If you require any additional information please email the Awards Team at Awards@infrastructure.gov.au.


Last Updated: 29 March, 2016