Georges River Council celebrates accolades in the NSW Local Government Excellence Awards

Georges River Council

Georges River Council celebrated achievements highlighted at the NSW Local Government Excellence Awards on 6 June 2024.

Council were featured as finalists nine times in eight categories and won three awards.

The event is the pinnacle celebration of the exceptional projects and leaders in the local government sector and the commitment to promote innovation and excellence through vibrant communities.

The Awards celebrate outstanding achievement and promote innovation and continuous improvement within the NSW local government sector. Nominees undergo a rigorous process of assessment and evaluation by their peers alongside independent judges and distinguished industry leaders, to be announced as finalists in their chosen category. Winners and finalists enjoy the recognition of their work as the Awards’ prestige highlights their projects to the community, key stakeholders and media.

TeamAward CategoryResult
Customer Experience TeamCustomer ExperienceWinner
People and Culture TeamInnovative Leadership (pop. over 150,000)Highly Commended for “Safety Smart” – WHS Leadership Program for Operational Leaders
Customer Experience TeamInnovative Leadership (pop. over 150,000)Finalist for Customer Feedback and Complaints Management Framework
People and Culture TeamPeople, Workplace Wellbeing (pop. over 150,000)Highly Commended for Performance Excellence Program
People and Culture TeamPeople, Workplace Wellbeing (pop. over 150,000)Finalist for “Safety Smart” – WHS Leadership Program for Operational Leaders
Asset and Infrastructure TeamProjects over $1.5 million – Population Over 150,000Finalist for Olds Park Skatepark and Netball Court Hardscape Precinct
Community Development TeamChampioning Equity (pop. over 150,000)Finalist for Social Justice Charter Plan
Community Capacity Building & Events TeamsCommunity Partnerships (pop. over 150,000)Finalist for GRYFest (Georges River Youth Festival)
Governance and Risk TeamRisk ManagementFinalist for Enterprise Risk Management Framework Uplift Program

Georges River Council Mayor Sam Elmir said, “I would like to congratulate all the Council teams who were finalists and have won awards. These accolades are a testament to their hard work, dedication, and excellence. At Georges River Council we all aim to deliver for our community and these awards are great recognition for the year the council staff have had.”

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