Showcase your council’s projects at the 2016 National Awards for Local Government

The deadline is now looming for a chance to showcase how your council plays a vital role in helping make Australian communities safe, attractive and desirable places to live.

The National Awards for Local Government provides an opportunity to promote council projects that exemplify leading practice in local government and that respond to the unique challenges of local communities. All local councils – big and small, metropolitan and rural, urban and remote – are eligible to enter.

Submissions close on 4 March 2016 and late entries won't be accepted.

For information on how to submit an entry, visit If you have any questions contact the Awards team in the Australian Government Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development via email at: