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2022 Core Values Awards

The IAP2 Australasia Core Values Awards build awareness, contribute to the practice and recognise excellence in public participation and community engagement.

2022 Core Values Awards Winners


Thank you to all our engagers for tuning in, and a special thank you to all our entrants and finalists.

In the coming weeks and months, we will hear more from our winners through interviews, and webinars. For now, take a look at the Case Studies.

Our winners are…

Australasian Organisation of the Year 

Highly Commended: Ausgrid
Project: Ausgrid’s transformative journey: empowerment through public participation

Highly Commended: Sunshine Coast Council
Project: Sunshine Coast Council: Our journey to excellence in engagement

Australasian Project of the Year 

Winner: Far North District Council
Project: Te Hiku Revitalisation

Community Development

Winner: Far North District Council
Project: Te Hiku Revitalisation

Highly Commended: City of Parramatta
Project: Case Study: City of Parramatta Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2022 – 2026


Winner: Barwon Water; MosaicLab
Project: Water for our Future: how can we create a water future that balances all our needs?


Highly Commended: Victorian Department of Health
Project: Testing and Trust: Building Community Engagement and Stopping the Spread of COVID-19 in Victoria, Australia


Winner (AU): Wollongong City Council
Project: Aboriginal Engagement Framework – knowing and valuing local Aboriginal people and communities

Judges Encouragement Award: The City of Cockburn
Project: Creating Cockburn’s Aboriginal Cultural and Visitors Centre

Infrastructure (Construction)

Winner: Transport for NSW; Ertech; DesignInc; Larke Industries
Project: M6 Stage 1 – Community and Recreation Facilities

Highly Commended: Main Roads; Armadale Access Alliance
Project: Armadale Road to North Lake Road Bridge

Infrastructure (Planning and Design)

Winner: Victorian Moreton Bay Regional Council
Project: Beachmere Shoreline Management Project: a collaborative approach to difficult decisions

Highly Commended: Infrastructure Victoria; Capire Consulting Group
Project: Zero Emissions Vehicle Community Panel

Highly Commended: Melbourne Water
Project: Reimagining Your Moonee Ponds Creek


Winner: Capire Consulting Group; City of Launceston
Project: Tomorrow Together

Winner: Yarra Valley Water; MosaicLab
Project: Amplifying unheard voices to deliver what all customers value

Project – Disaster & Emergency Services

Highly Commended: Multicultural NSW
Project: Multicultural NSW’s Community Connectors Project: A COVID-19 Response Project

Highly Commended: WSP; Laing O’Rourke; NSW Public Works Advsiory
Project: NSW Bushfire Clean Up Project An ethical and agile approach to engaging with communities after the Black Summer Bushfires of 2019-20

2022 Entries have now closed

Applications for the 2022 Core Values Awards have now closed.

Entries for the 2023 Awards will open in March 2023.

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