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2019 Core Values Awards

On 30 October 2019 IAP2 Australasia presented 21 Awards at the Core Values Awards Gala Dinner in Sydney at our 2019 Conference: Engagement Unlocked: Keys to trust, connection and potential.

A Special congratulations to Queensland Urban Utilities (QUU) winning Australasia Organisation of the Year for “Doing it with us, not for us – a whole of business approach to customer-centric engagement.” QUU adopted a leadership position in an unregulated operating environment by developing its own Customer Engagement Strategy.

Special congratulations also goes to Brisbane City Council and Articulous who won the IAP2 Australasia & co-won IAP2 International Project of the Year for “Plan your Brisbane” – an innovative community engagement program about the future of Brisbane and how the city will accommodate 386,000 more residents by 2041.

​​​​​​To all our entrants a special thank you.

2019 Core Values Awards Showcase

2019 Core Values Awards Winners

Australasian Organisation of the Year

Winner: Queensland Urban Utilities
Project: Doing it with us, not for us – a whole of business approach to customer-centric engagement.

Highly Commended: Department of Transport (VicRoads)
Project: VicRoads – Committed to the Core Values for Public Participation & Putting our customers and community first

Australasian Project of the Year

Winner: Brisbane City Council and Articulous
Project: Plan your Brisbane

IAP2 International Project of the Year

Co-Winner: Brisbane City Council and Articulous
Project: Plan your Brisbane

Community Development

Winner: City of Logan, Delos Delta and Articulous
Project: City Futures Innovation

Highly Commended: Cumberland Council
Project: Discover Cumberland

Disaster and Emergency Services

Highly Commended: Melbourne Water
Project: Stony Creek Recovery and Rehabilitation

Judges’ Encouragement Award

North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN), MosaicLab and Deliberately Engaging
Project: A creative way of engaging the community: What does dying well look like and how can we help people achieve this?


Winner: Brisbane City Council and Articulous
Project: Plan your Brisbane

Highly Commended: GHD and the Town of East Fremantle
Project: East Fremantle Oval Revitalisation

Highly Commended: Melbourne Water
Project: The Healthy Waterways Strategy: A co-design approach to refreshing the Healthy Waterways Strategy

Infrastructure (Construction Phase)

Winner: W2BH (John Holland, MPC Kinetic and WaterNSW)
Project: Wentworth to Broken Hill Pipeline Project

Highly Commended: Main Roads WA and Swan River Pedestrian Bridge Alliance
Project: Matagarup Bridge – a new Perth icon

Highly Commended: RMS, Transurban and Lendlease Bouygues Joint Venture
Project: NorthConnex

Infrastructure (Planning and Design Phase)

Winner: Health Infrastructure and Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Project: Nepean Hospital Stage 1 Redevelopment


Winner: City of Gold Coast
Project: Koala Conservation


Winner: GHD, Landcom, Blacktown Arts Centre, Blacktown City Council, C3West and the Dharug Strategic Management Group
Project: Blacktown Native Institution

Winner: Working Visions with World Mosquito Program, Northern Peninsula Area Regional Council and Tropical Public Health Service
Project: Dengue Out Program Northern Peninsula Area Cape York Qld

Highly Commended: True North Strategic Communication
Project: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park – Media Industry Guidelines

Advocating for Engagement

Fire and Rescue New South Wales
Project: Developing an Evidence-Based Community Engagement Framework for Risk Reduction

Smart Budget

Power and Water Corporation
Project: Borroloola Water Treatment System Upgrade

Wellington Water Limited
Project: Omāroro Reservoir