Congratulations to the 2016 Core Values Awards finalists!

The 2016 Core Values Awards winners will be announced at the Core Values Awards Gala Dinner Tuesday 18 October during the Australasian Conference in Adelaide. Every finalist will also be recognised on the night so please join us for the engagement showcase event of the year. Dinner is included in the price of admission to the Conference if you have selected to attend on a day that the dinner is being held. Visit this year's conference website:

The IAP2 Australasia Core Values Awards recognise outstanding projects and organisations that are at the forefront of public participation and community engagement. They were created to encourage excellence and innovation in this field. Successful applicants will demonstrate leading practice and evidence that IAP2’s 7 Core Values are clearly embedded within their organisations.

Should you have any questions or if you would like to book your place in the Core Values Awards Gala Dinner please do not hesitate to contact Operations and Events Manager, Cathy Moses at or on 02 4225 0555.



Project Name

Auckland Transport

The New Network - Transforming the Way Aucklanders Use Public Transport

Department of Environment, Water & Natural Resources SA, The Dog and Cat Management Board SA & democracyCo  

Dog and Cat Management Policy Reform - Stakeholder Engagement & Citizens’ Jury Process

Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) & MosaicLaB

Victoria's Citizens Jury on Obesity

Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area Renewal Alliance

Hanwood Modernisation Project

Surf Coast Shire Council

The Fire Game Project

Cumberland Council

Refugee Camp in My Neighbourhood

Department of Local Government & Community Services Northern Territory

Remote Engagement & Coordination Strategy



Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources


Strategic Engagement Unit, Department
of the Premier & Cabinet SA

Fund my Community

Aurecon, Transport for New South Wales, Laing O’Rourke and RCR Infrastructure as Novo Rail

Wynyard Station Upgrade

UrbanGrowth NSW

The Bays Precinct


A big thank you to this year's conference partners:

Our conference partners






The 2016 IAP2 Australasia Conference - The Future of Engagement and Democracy will be held as part of Open State. Open State will bring more than 10,000 people together with four national conferences and a range of open innovation events.
Held over ten days, Open State will include national conferences, workshops and symposiums in Adelaide – celebrating South Australia as a place open to the world’s best ideas and as a leader in collaboration to solve complex problems.

Open State will connect leading national and international experts with people in our community to explore how new ideas and collaboration can create the path to the future.

Open State will feature four national conferences:

  • Institute of Public Administration (IPAA) National Conference
  • Integrity 2016 – Inaugural Conference
  • Australian information Industry Association (AIIA) National Event
  • 2016 IAP2 Australasia Conference - The Future of Engagement and Democracy

In addition, there will be a range of independent events including:

  • Adelaide Festival of Ideas
  • Of the People symposium organised by the New Democracy Foundation.