Winners of the 2017 Prime Minister's Awards for Excellence



Now in their 16th year, the Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence provides an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of many areas of public service that make a difference, improve outcomes and services, cut red tape and champion leadership.

IPAA congratulates the winners of the 2017 Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management. A list of winners is provided in the following table. 
 

Gold

South Australian Government: Department of Primary Industry and Regions
South Australian River Murray Sustainability Regional Economic Development Program (SARMS-RED)

Silver

Australian Government: IP Australia
Implementation of world-leading trade mark search systems

Silver

Queensland Government: Department of Justice and Attorney-General (Magistrates Courts Service)
Trial of a specialist domestic and family violence court at Southport, Queensland

Commendation

NSW Government: Department of Health (Sydney Local Health District)
Employ-my-ability Project

Commendation 

Tasmanian Government: Department of Premier and Cabinet
Safe Homes, Safe Families: Tasmania's Violence Action Plan 2015-2020 - Cross-Agency Working Group

Commendation

Australian Government: Department of Employment
Modernising the Fair Entitlements Guarantee

Collaboration

Tasmanian Government: Department of Premier and Cabinet
Safe Homes, Safe Families: Tasmania's Violence Action Plan 2015-2020 - Cross Agency Working Group

Collaboration

Queensland Government: Department of Justice and Attorney-General (Magistrates Courts Service)
Trial of a specialist domestic and family violence court at Southport, Queensland

An official record of the 2017 Awards has been captured in the 2017 Prime Minister's Awards Booklet which includes commentary about all the winning entries along with photos from the Awards night and the 17 finalists who progressed through to Stage 2.

Video - a highlights package (2 minutes 16 seconds) is available below or on IPAA's Vimeo channel.



Photos - a selection of photos from the night are available below. High resolution copies are available by contacting IPAA.

      
(above L-R) IPAA National President Professor Peter Shergold AC and IPAA ACT Deputy President Carmel McGregor PSM

      
(above L-R) Senator the Hon James McGrath and Telstra representative Carmel Mulhern


(above) Gold award winner: South Australian Government: Department of Primary Industry and Regions


(above) Silver award winner: Commonwealth Government: IP Australia (Department of Industry, Innovation and Science)


(above) Silver award winner: Queensland Government: Department of Justice and Attorney-General (Magistrates Courts Service)


(above) Commendation award winner: NSW Government: Department of Health (Sydney Local Health District)


(above) Commendation award winner: Commonwealth Government: Department of Employment


(above) Commendation award winner: Tasmanian Government: Department of Premier and Cabinet


(above) Collaboration award winner: Queensland Government: Department of Justice and Attorney-General (Magistrates Courts Service)


(above) Collaboration award winner: Tasmanian Government: Department of Premier and Cabinet



(above) the award trophies, made from Sydney Blue Gum reflects the design of the Australian Parliament House flagpole

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