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Entries now open for National Awards for Local Government 2012

Entries now open for National Awards for Local Government 2012

Published: 1st December 2011

Are you proud of your council’s innovative approach to meeting your community’s needs? The National Awards for Local Government recognise, reward and promote the work of local government across Australia.  

The National Awards are an important component of the Government's partnership with local government, showcasing unique local solutions to common problems.

Local government organisations have until 17 February 2012 to get their entry in. The national award winners will be named in June.

2012 Award Categories

Award category

Sponsor

Active Arts

Office for the Arts, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Asset and Financial Management

Department of Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government

Energy Smart

Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

Engaging and Strengthening Indigenous Communities

Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Excellence in Alcohol Management

Department of Health and Ageing

Excellence in Road Safety

National Road Safety Council

Improving Services to Remote Communities

Department of Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government

Innovative Infrastructure Development

Department of Infrastructure and Transport

Land-Use Planning - Addressing Disaster Risk and Enhancing Resilience

Attorney-General's Department

Promoting Reconciliation

Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Regional Collaborations

Department of Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government

Rural and Remote Health

Department of Health and Ageing

Strength in Diversity

Department of Immigration and Citizenship

Youth Engagement and Participation

Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Women in Local Government

(sponsor to be announced shortly)

Read more about each category and submit your entry through the online system.

If you have any questions, please contact the Awards Team by email or phone freecall 1800 065 113.

Check out the 2011 winners at the official youtube channel.   

More information can be found at the Department of Regional Australia.