Congratulations to our 2019 Core Values Awards Winners

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. A full listing of the winners is available in the 2019 Showcase of Core Values Awards.

You can also view the 2019 IAP2 Australasia finalists here.

 2019 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