Winners of 2018 Prime Minister's Awards for Excellence



The Prime Minister's Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management aim to encourage and recognise better practice across all levels of Government in Australia. The awards are in their sixteenth year and in 2018 attracted the largest number of nominations since inception.

The winners of the 2018 awards were announced at an award ceremony on Tuesday 30 October at the National Portrait Gallery. The awards, which are made from Sydney Blue Gum and reflect the design of the Australian Parliament House flagpole, were presented by Senator the Hon Zed Seselja, the Assistant Minister for Treasury and Finance, on behalf of the Prime Minister. The ceremony was chaired by Frances Adamson, IPAA ACT President and Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

IPAA congratulates the winners of the 2018 Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management.

Gold

QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT
Queensland Police Service
Operation Sentinel: Queensland Police Service Commonwealth Games Group

Silver

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT
Department of Human Services
‘Hacking’ fraud controls to identify vulnerabilities

Commendation

NEW SOUTH WALES GOVERNMENT
Department of Education
Resource Allocation Model (RAM) for NSW Public Schools

People and Change

VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT
Ambulance Victoria
Occupational Violence Prevention Program

Collaboration

QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT
Queensland Police Service
Operation Sentinel: Queensland Police Service Commonwealth Games Group

Summary - a document summarising the winners and listing the finalists is available here.
Video - a highlights package (2 minutes 20 seconds) is available below or on IPAA's Vimeo channel here.
Photos - a selection of photos from the night are available below. High resolution copies are available by contacting IPAA.



      
(above) Gold award winner: Queensland Government - Queensland Police Service


(above) Silver award winner: Australian Government - Department of Human Services


(above) Commendation award winner: New South Wales Government - Department of Education


(above) People and Change Management award winner: Victorian Government - Ambulance Victoria


(above) Collaboration award winner: Queensland Government - Queensland Police Service

      
(above L-R) Senator the Hon Zed Seselja and Frances Adamson


(above) volunteer assessors being recognised for their contribtuion to the Prime Minister's Awards


(above) the audience at the Gordon Darling Hall at the National Portrait Gallery

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