2017 Core Values Awards

On 19 October 2017 IAP2 Australasia presented 20 Awards at the Core Values Awards Gala Dinner in Melbourne. Presented also were the International IAP2 Awards which saw international delegates attending and celebrating with us.

Special congratulations to Lake Macquarie City Council winning both Australasia Organisation of the Year and the International Organisation of the Year.

To all our entrants a special thank you and a full listing of entrants and winners is available in the 2017 Showcase of Core Values Awards.

2017 Winners

Organisation of the Year 

IAP2 Australasia Winner: Lake Macquarie City Council
Highly Commended: Queensland Urban Utilities

IAP2 International Winner: Lake Macquarie City Council

Project of the Year 

IAP2 Australasia Winner: Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission Consultation and Response Agency
Project: Aboriginal Engagement Program on the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission Report

Highly Commended: Department of Environment, Land, Water And Planning & MosaicLab
Project: Democracy in Geelong – The Geelong Citizens’ Jury

IAP2 International Winner: The Dahlia Campus for Health and Well-Being
Project: A partnership between the Mental Health Center of Denver and the Northeast Park Hill community, in Denver, Colorado for: ‘Facilitating Grassroots Support for a Controversial Construction Project in an Economically Distressed Community of Color’

Planning

Winner: Straight Talk
Project: Kosciuszko National Park Wild Horse Management Plan Review

Highly Commended: North East Water
Project: Your Water Your Say

Highly Commended: Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission Consultation And Response Agency
Project: Community Engagement Program on the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission Report. Know Nuclear. Discover, Discuss, Decide

Environment

Winner: Melbourne Water
Project: Leap-Frog: Benefits of Engaging Citizen Scientists in the Development of Melbourne Water’s Frog Census Mobile App

Highly Commended: New Zealand Association for Environmental Education (NZAEE)
Project: NZAEE Seaweek – Kia Kaha, Tangata Moana!

Health

Winner: Waitemata District Health Board
Project: Perceptions of Primary Birthing Units - Hearing from the “Quieter Voices”

Infrastructure

Winner: Mackays to Peka Peka Expressway Alliance
Project: Mackays to Peka Peka Expressway

Highly Commended: Central Coast Council
Project: People Powered Skate Place

Highly Commended: Level Crossing Removal Authority
Project: Abbotts Road Level Crossing Removal Project

Disaster & Emergency Services

Winner: Western Power
Project: Waroona Bushfire Response

Community Development

Winner: Department of Environment, Land, Water And Planning & MosaicLab
Project: Democracy in Geelong - The Geelong Citizens’ Jury

Winner: Gateway Health
Project: Local People Have Solutions to Local Food Challenges

Indigenous

Winner: Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission Consultation and Response Agency
Project: Aboriginal Engagement Program on the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission Report

Judges' Award

Tasmanian Fire Service
Project: 1967 Bushfires – Share your Story Project

Cairns Regional Council and Articulous  
Project: Our Cairns