Awards for Excellence

The LGPro Awards for Excellence promote and celebrate the outstanding work undertaken and delivered by individuals and teams working in Victorian Councils.

2019 Awards for Excellence winners



Congratulations to the following winners of the 2019 LGPro Awards for Excellence.

INNOVATIVE MANAGEMENT INITIATIVE - Glen Eira City Council, imagination@work

SERVICE DELIVERY INITIATIVE - Maribyrnong City Council, Risk Based Assessment Application Process for New Food Businesses

SPECIAL PROJECTS INITIATIVE - Greater Shepparton City Council, Shepp Square

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS INITIATIVE - Maroondah City Council, Maroondah Hoarding and Squalor Network

COMMUNITY ASSETS AND INFRASTRUCTURE INITIATIVE $2 MILLION AND UNDER - Maribyrnong City Council, Braybrook Park Playspace

COMMUNITY ASSETS AND INFRASTRUCTURE INITIATIVE OVER $2 MILLION - Mildura Rural City Council, Mildura Riverfront Stage 1 Development

SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE - Gannawarra Shire Council, Sustainable Gannawarra

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION - Maribyrnong City Council, Bandmates Victoria

INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE - Casey City Council, The Strong Culture; Good Health School Holiday Program

YOUNG ACHIEVER - Sara Merkus, Casey City Council

To learn about the winning projects see the 2019 Awards for Excellence publication below.

2019 Awards for Excellence publication.

Award categories

We have added a new category, Indigenous Community Partnership, to the 2019 awards. This takes the number of award categories to 10:

  • Community Assets and Infrastructure Initiative ($2 million and under)
  • Community Assets and Infrastructure Initiative (over $2 million)
  • Innovative Management Initiative
  • Community Partnerships Initiative
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Service Delivery Initiative
  • Specials Projects Initiative
  • Sustainability Initiative
  • Young Achiever
  • Indigenous Community Partnership Initiative (NEW)


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Get the recognition you deserve

See what past winners say about the awards in the video below!