Frequently Asked Questions

Nominations are extended until midnight Friday 24th April, 2020. Due to COVID 19 all events (including Awards announcements) have been postponed up until May 31. As the situation is changing daily, we will provide updates as and when we can. We encourage you to enter your nomination, as region and national winners will still be recognised and celebrated throughout the year.

Do I have to be a member of PLA to enter the awards?

Yes, membership must be current at time of nomination and throughout the awards program (minimum corporate or individual). If you or your organisation is not currently a member, JOIN on line, contact us on 08 8 8332 0130 or e:

Does my project, program and/or event have to be completed?

Yes the nominated project/program and/or event must have been completed or occurred and evaluated prior to the submission deadline and within the past two years.

What is a joint submission?

A joint submission recognises your organisation as well as another key stakeholder/s who has contributed to the project. An example of a joint submission would be a council and an architect or consultancy firm. A joint submission can include up to three organisations.

I have entered an award in the past - can I enter the same project?

Yes, however if your project won an award category (regional or national) in the past you are unable to enter the same project in the same award category.

Can I enter the same project into more than one category?

The exact same projects cannot be entered into multiple categories, however if one large project has several components it may be split to enter more than one category, ensuring you address the criteria for each award category. Please seek advice from National Office for more information or clarification if required.

How do I enter the Region Awards?

Entering into the National Awards of Excellence gives you automatic entry to be eligible to win a Region Award (excluding the Frank Stewart Distinguished Service Award).

How to enter

You can register and return to you submission any time.

How to enter

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