Awards for Excellence



About the awards

The LGPro Awards for Excellence promote and celebrate the outstanding work being undertaken and delivered by individuals and teams working in Local Government in Victoria.

The Awards span 11 award categories including the small rural council award category, introduced in 2021 in recognition of the resource challenges faced by these smaller organisations.

Categories include:

  • First Nations Community Partnership Initiative
  • Innovative Management Initiative
  • Service Delivery Initiative
  • Special Projects Initiative
  • Community Partnerships Initiative
  • Community Assets & Infrastructure Initiative (projects $5m and under)
  • Community Assets & Infrastructure Initiative (projects over $5m)
  • Sustainability Initiative
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Young Achiever
  • Outstanding Small Rural Council Initiative

Award recipients were announced at the 2024 Annual Conference Awards Dinner held on Thursday 2 May at Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Congratulations to winners of the 2024 Awards for Excellence:

 First Nations Community Partnership Initiative
·       Greater Dandenong, Frankston, Casey City Councils, healthAbility, Nairm Marr Djambana, Uncle Shane Charles and Aunty Deborah Mellett - Indigenous Australians’ Health Programme – New Directions Mothers and Babies Project 

Innovative Management
·       East Gippsland Shire Council and Wellington Shire Council - Shared Services Initiative – Datacentre and ICT Footprint Consolidation

Service Delivery Initiative
·       Greater Dandenong City Council - Refugee Immunisation

Special Projects Initiative
·       Greater Geelong City Council - Dell Eco Reef Project

Community Partnerships Initiative
·      Banyule City Council - SALDHIG Diverse Communities project

Community Assets & Infrastructure $5M and Under
·      East Gippsland Shire Council - Genoa Bridge

Community Assets & Infrastructure over $5M Initiative
·      Brimbank City Council - Brimbank Aquatic and Wellness Centre

Sustainability Initiative
·      Bayside City Council - Yalukit Willam Nature Reserve Chain of Ponds

Diversity & Inclusion
·      Greater Bendigo City Council - Equity Impact Assessments

Young Achiever
·      Andrea Mullins - Banyule City Council

Outstanding Small Rural Council Initiative
·       Buloke Shire Council - The Paddock Initiatives

2024 Awards for Excellence Yearbook

Read about 2024's award winners, high commendations and finalists in the 2024 Awards for Excellence Yearbook.

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