Local Government Awards open

Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss launched the 2015 National Awards (the Awards) for Local Government on 2015 National Awards for Local Government on 14 January 2015.

Entries in this year’s Awards will be accepted until Friday 27 February 2015

The Awards provide an opportunity to showcase projects that exemplify leading practice in local government and that respond to the needs and unique challenges of your local community.  All local councils, big and small, metropolitan and rural, urban and remote are eligible to enter.

There are eight categories in this year's awards.

Discussions have commenced with Departmental staff and ALGA regarding the awards, and arrangements surrounding the presentation of the national winner by Minister Truss at  the NGA dinner at Parliament House.

Submission guidelines and the category fact sheets can be viewed on the Awards webpage.