2019 Local Government Excellence Awards

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Asset Management and Infrastructure Initiatives


Projects over $1.5 million
Bayside Council | Eastgardens Library and Customer Service Centre Refurbishment
Blayney Shire Council | Browns Creek Road Bridge Replacement Project (Cowriga & Sugarloaf Creeks)
Central Coast Council | Terrigal CBD Traffic Flow Improvement Works
City of Canada Bay Council | The Bay Run Timberell Drive, Five Dock
Clarence Valley Council | Playgrounds Asset Management Plan
Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council | Gundagai Main Street Upgrade 
Goulburn Mulwaree Council | Southern Tablelands Water Reuse Infrastructure Scheme - Stage 1 Construction of the Goulburn Membrane Bioreactor Wastewater Treatment Plant 
Kyogle Council | Kyogle Water Supply Augmentation
Lake Macquarie City Council | Pasterfield Sports Complex
Lismore City Council | South Lismore Sewage Treatment Plant Upgrade
Mosman Council | Balmoral Foreshore Precinct Development
Northern Beaches Council | Church Point Precinct Upgrades
Parkes Shire Council | TechOne EAP Maintenance Database Implementation for Parkes new WTP, STP, and AWRF
Tweed Shire Council | Kingscliff Foreshore Revitalisation Project

Projects under $1.5 million
Campbelltown City Council | Bridge Management Strategy
Central Coast Council | Somersby Water Treatment Plant Sewer Pump Station
City of Canada Bay Council | 5 Senses Garden, Rhodes Park
Cumberland Council | Asset Data Harmonisation and Mapping Project
Georges River Council | Jubilee Park Adventure Playground and Community Centre
Lake Macquarie City Council | Belmont Baths Redevelopment
Lane Cove Council | Mindarie Park 
Leeton Shire Council | Water and Waste Water Telemetry Replacement Project
Narrandera Shire Council | Investigation of Seal Life in South West NSW
Wollongong City Council | Self-Cleaning Detention Basin Technology

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Community Development and Services


Northern Beaches Council | Innovation in Structure - Community Librarian
Northern Beaches Council | Nourishing Little Scientists and Engineers
Northern Beaches Council | Supporting Reconciliation Across our Education and Care Services
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council | Dementia Friendly Project
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council | The Storybook Cafe
Randwick City Council | Lexington Place Community Hub
Shoalhaven City Council | My Theatre Mates 

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Community Partnerships and Collaboration 


Population over 60,000
City of Canada Bay Council | Homebush Bay Circuit
City of Canterbury-Bankstown Council | Community Voice Panel for Feedback on the Sydenham to Bankstown Urban Renewal Corridor Strategy
Cumberland Council | Women In Sport Roadshow
Fairfield City Council | CCTV Collaboration Between Fairfield City Council and Fairfield Police Area Command (PAC)
Inner West Council | Reaching Out: Creating an Inner West Homelessness Outreach Program
Northern Beaches Council | Tiny Doors
Randwick City Council | NSW Golf Course Coastal Walkway Construction 
Shoalhaven City Council | Freedom of Entry Navy Parade and Street Party Celebration
Shoalhaven City Council | Parramatta Park - East Nowra - Learn to Ride Facility (LTRF)
Sutherland Shire Council | Walk the Walls Festival - Caringbah
Tweed Shire Council | Tweed Shire Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Mapping Project
Waverley, Woollahra and Randwick Councils | Solar My School

Population under 60,000
Albury City Council | Albury Wodonga Repair Café
Bellingen Shire Council | Homes for Our Future - Engaging the Community on a New Growth Management Strategy for Bellingen Shire
Bland Shire Council | The Big Football - A Tribute to the Danihers
Eurobodalla Shire Council | Narooma Men's Shed
Gunnedah Shire Council | Bookends Literacy Assist 
Lachlan Shire Council | Tottenham Pool Amenities Upgrade
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council | The Storybook Cafe
Snowy Valleys Council | NAIDOC Week 2019 - Celebrating Wiradjuri
Wollondilly Shire Council | Activate Wollondilly

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Creative Communities


Bathurst Regional Council | Bathurst Winter Festival
Campbelltown City Council | Campbelltown Arts Centre - Lisa Reihana - Cinemania
Central Coast Council | Creative Engineers @ The Hub 
City of Canada Bay Council | The Digital Gallery at The Connection, Rhodes
City of Newcastle | The James and Jacqui Erskine Pledge to the Newcastle Art Gallery Collection
Lismore City Council | Lismore Regional Gallery/Lismore Quadrangle
Northern Beaches Council | Creative Made 
Northern Beaches Council | Tiny Doors
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council | Artsmarts Program - Developing Local Talent 
Riverina Water County Council | Reservoir Murals Project
Tweed Shire Council | The Gallery DownTown - Cultural and Economic Activation of Tweed Shire

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Department of
Planning &
Environment

Environmental Leadership and Sustainability


Blayney Shire Council | The Rehabilitation of Pound Flat, Carcoar Village
Central Coast Council | Central Coast Council's 'Keep the Coast Clean' Program
City of Canada Bay Council | Raising the Bar in Litter Prevention
Leeton Shire Council | Asbestos Moratorium
MidCoast Council | Tuncurry Waste Management Centre Redevelopment
Northern Beaches Council | Swap This For That - Say No to Single Use Plastics
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council | Port Macquarie Airport Biodiversity Certification
Port Stephens Council | Implementation of Port Stephens Council's Environmental Management System 
Randwick City Council | Randwick's Environmental Levy, Getting Sustainability Done in Randwick
Shoalhaven City Council | Sustainable Management of Grey Headed Flying Fox at Bomaderry
Waverley Council | Embedding Environmental Sustainability at Waverley Council
Waverley, Woollahra and Randwick Councils | Solar My School

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Excellence in People and Culture


Population over 60,000

Bayside Council | Behaviours@Bayside - Values Video
City of Canada Bay Council | Horizontal Service Review
City of Canterbury-Bankstown Council | Creating our CBCity Culture
Cumberland Council | Salary System and Working Conditions Harmonisation
Georges River Council | Design Thinking for Performance and Engagement
Lake Macquarie City Council | Lake Macquarie City Council Business Improvement Initiative
Liverpool City Council | Liverpool City Accreditation as a Pan Pacific Safe Community
Northern Beaches Council | Innovation in Structure - Community Librarian
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council | Millennials - Workforce of the Future
Port Stephens Council | Implementation of Local Government Capability Framework and Extension to Human Resource Information System (HRIS) Modules
Riverina Water County Council | Nurturing Nepal - Staff Growth Through an Altruistic Partnership
Shellharbour City Council | Shellharbour City Council CAIRS, the Story of Our Core Values

Population under 60,000
Clarence Valley Council | Quarterly Coordinators Forum
Eurobodalla Shire Council | Organisational Values and Behaviours
Gwydir Shire Council | Gwydir - Reflects and Respects
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council | QPRC Safety and Wellbeing Exp 2018
Singleton Council | Safety SURVIVOR Singleton

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Innovative Leadership and Management


Bathurst Regional Council | RE-ORG Bathurst
Central Coast Council | Business Excellence in Roads Transport Drainage and Waste
City of Canada Bay Council | Horizontal Service Review
Edward River Council | Edward River Council LEAN Transformation Program
Lake Macquarie City Council | Reconfiguring Our Organisation
Randwick City Council | Datacentre Transformation Project
Randwick City Council | The 3-Council Regional Environment Program between Randwick, Waverley and Woollahra Councils
Southern Sydney Regional Organisations of Councils | Program for Energy and Environmental Risk Solutions - PEERS
Waverley Council | Embedding Environmental Sustainability at Waverley Council
Wollondilly Shire Council | Wollondilly State & Federal Issues Paper 2018

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Local Economic Contribution


Campbelltown City Council | Love Leumeah Community Hub
City of Canterbury-Bankstown Council | 2018 Lakemba Ramadan Festival
City of Sydney Council | 365 Days of Local Economies #SydneyLocal - A Small Business Initiative Designed to Promote our Villages
Dubbo Regional Council | Dubbo Region Ignite Program 
Edward River Council | Visit Deni Destination Marketing Campaign 
Gilgandra Shire Council | Cooee Cash
Lismore City Council | Eat the Street Lismore
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council | Queanbeyan Christmas in July - Winter Dream

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Performance Excellence


City of Canada Bay Council | Horizontal Service Review
Clarence Valley Council | Process Improvement Methodology (PIM)
Coffs Harbour City Council | Responsible Leave Project

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Service Delivery Initiative


Population over 60,000
Central Coast Council | 1Coast Domestic Waste Service - Get It Sorted Central Coast
City of Canada Bay Council | Emerging Technology Programs in the Makerspace Classroom at The Learning Space
City of Canterbury-Bankstown Council | #CBKombi
City of Newcastle | City of Newcastle Water Safety Education Program (WSEP)
City of Parramatta | Let's Dine Out
City of Sydney Council | Library Technology Activation
Fairfield City Council | Fairfield City Open Libraries Program
Northern Beaches Council | Three into One Does Go: Migrating from Three to One Library Management Systems
Penrith City Council | Food Safety Program
Penrith City Council | Penrith City Council, Innovative Performance Program

Population under 60,000
Clarence Valley Council | Bookable
Glen Innes Severn Council | Strathbogie Road Gravel Resheeting Project 
Snowy Valleys Council | Service Level Review
Strathfield Council | Get Outdoors & Active Fitness Program
Wollondilly Shire Council | Activate Wollondilly

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Special Project Initiative


Population over 60,000
Bayside Council | Information Access Project
Campbelltown City Council | Mobile Education Van
Campbelltown City Council | Quiet Carnival Hour
Central Coast Council | Business Excellence in Roads Transport Drainage and Waste
Central Coast Council | Central Coast Councils' Responsible Pet Ownership Programs
City of Canada Bay Council | Best Practice WHS on Contaminated Land
Cumberland Council | Book-a-Court 
Fairfield City Council | Fairfield City Open Libraries Program
Liverpool City Council | Sydney Development Monitor 
MidCoast Council | Tuncurry Waste Management Redevelopment
Randwick City Council | Randwick Council and UNSW's Household Swimming Pool Efficiency and Rebate Trial
Tamworth Regional Council | Customer Service Experience Project

Population under 60,000

Bland Shire Council | Bring Flavour to Bland
Dubbo Regional Council | Dubbo Region Destination Partnership Program
Eurobodalla Shire Council | Eurobodalla Flying Fox Management Plan 2018
Forbes Shire Council | Forbes Shire Council Farm to Trade Team - Drought Support Project