National Awards for Local Government

Entries closed

The National Awards for Local Government is an annual celebration of Australian local government achievements. The Awards highlight innovative and resourceful solutions that local Governments have implemented to make a difference within their communities.

The Awards celebrate local government projects that demonstrate leading practice, deliver improved outcomes, have the potential to be rolled out across the country and make a meaningful difference for communities. The Awards are administered by the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities with support from sponsoring Australian Government departments, Woodside Energy Ltd. and LG Professionals Australia.

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Key dates

22 January 2018 Entries open
2 March 2018 Entries close
Mid-April 2018 Category Winners announced
10 May 2018 National judging
19 June 2018 Awards presentation events

If you require any additional information, please email the Awards Team at


Last Updated: 5 March, 2018