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Congratulations to our 2021 Core Values Awards winners

IAP2A Core Values Awards Winners

Congratulations to the 2021 IAP2 Core Values Awards Winners

On Friday, 29 October 2021, IAP2 Australasia announced our 2021 Core Values Awards winners at our virtual conference.

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

A special congratulations to Level Crossing Removal Project for winning Australasia Organisation of the Year.

Special congratulations also goes to Dunedin City Council and WSP who won the Australasia Project of the Year award for ‘Whakahekerau – Rakiātea Rautaki Tai: A community’s vision for a resilient coast’.

In the coming weeks and months, we will hear more from our winners through interviews, case studies and webinars.

Our winners are…

Australasian Organisation of the Year 

Winner: Level Crossing Removal Project

Australasian Project of the Year 

Winner: Dunedin City Council and WSP
Project: Whakahekerau – Rakiātea Rautaki Tai: A community’s vision for a resilient coast

Community Development

Winner: Barwon Water
Project: Meters gained – Barwon Water partners with Birregurra community


Winner: City of Cockburn Town Team Movement
Project: Developing the City of Cockburn’s Climate Change Strategy


Highly Commended: democracyCo and Department of Health South Australia
Project: Multicultural communities stopping a pandemic in its tracks!


Winner (AU): DevelopmentWA, Karda Designs, Gundi Consulting, Yunga Foundation and Brave and Curious
Project: Aboriginal Development Managers: bringing Aboriginal culture and knowledge into the heart of land development in Western Australia

Winner (NZ): Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency
Project: Te Ara Tupua – partnering with iwi mana whenua to connect two cities

Infrastructure (Construction)

Winner: Rail Projects Victoria, CPB Contractors and Design Jam
Project: Apex Park Co-design

Highly Commended: Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, Christchurch City Council, Fulton Hogan, Aurecon and Jacobs
Project: Christchurch Northern Corridor motorway project by CNC Alliance

Infrastructure (Planning and Design)

Winner: Victorian Health Building Authority
Project: Mental Health Beds Expansion Program

Highly Commended: Western Bay of Plenty District Council
Project: Playground adventurers of Omokoroa are proud of their new fantastical playground – How Omokoroa’s playground adventurers and Council came together to co-design the new Omokoroa Domain Playground

Highly Commended: Brisbane City Council
Project: Victoria Park Project – Vision Engagement


Winner: Dunedin City Council and WSP
Project: Whakahekerau – Rakiātea Rautaki Tai: A community’s vision for a resilient coast

Highly Commended: Logan City Council and Articulous
Project: Logan Community Vision

Judges’ Encouragement Award

Winner: Ausgrid
Project: Watts our energy future: the power of engagement