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National Awards for Local Government

The National Awards for Local Government is an annual celebration of the best of Australian local government achievements. The Awards highlight innovative and resourceful solutions that local governments have implemented to make a difference to their local communities.

The National Awards for Local Government is an annual celebration of the best of Australian local government achievements. The Awards highlight innovative and resourceful solutions that local governments have implemented to make a difference to their local communities. 

Who can enter:
The Awards are open to all Australian local government organisations (councils, shires, that  provide direct services to Australian communities). 

Categories: 

  • Arts Animates - creating vibrant and cohesive communities through the Arts
    sponsored by the Department of Communications and the Arts
  • Boosting Productivity through Infrastructure
    sponsored by the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
  • Contributing to Regional Growth
    sponsored by the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
  • Disability Access and Inclusion
    sponsored by the Department of Social Services
  • Excellence in Road Safety
    sponsored by the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
  • Multicultural Australia - Cohesive Communities
    sponsored by the Department of Home Affairs
  • Prevention and Community Safety
    sponsored by the Department of Social Services
  • Promoting Indigenous Recognition
    sponsored by Woodside Energy Ltd. in partnership with the Department of Communications and the Arts
  • The Susan Grace Benny Award - Women in Local Government and Community
    sponsored by the Australian Local Government Women's Association and the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
  • Workforce Planning and Development - attracting and retaining tomorrow's workforce 
    sponsored by the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities in partnership with LG Professionals Australia

For more information visit www.infrastructure.gov.au/nalg or phone 02 6274 6922 

Entry submissions for the 2019 awards will be accepted from Monday, 21st of January until midnight on Friday, 1st of March 2019.