NSW/ACT Award Winners Announced

The 2019 NSW/ACT Award Winners were announced on Thursday 23 May at the National Arboretum Canberra. Congratulations to all Award Winners and those that received High Commnedations. Photos of the Award proceedings can be found here.

All NSW/ACT winners go on as finalists with the National Winners being announced on the 29th October in Perth. Book your tickets here.

2019 NSW/ACT Winners

Best Regional/Rural Industry Contribution Award
Upper Hunter Shire Council - White Park Equine Undercover Arena, Scone

Best Use of Technology Award
Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands - Branch Out Podcast

Community Based Initiative of the Year Award
Cumberland Council & Belgravia Leisure - Refugees Breaking Down Cultural Barriers

High Commendations:
Football NSW - Walking Football
YMCA NSW & Bendigo Bank - YMCA Uplift

Community Facility of the Year Award
Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands - The Calyx - Australia's living plant gallery

High Commendations:
Willoughby City Council - Gore Hill Park Redevelopment
Coffs Harbour City Council - Coffs Jetty4Shores

David Aldous Young Professional of the Year Award
Jessica Volkanovski

Park of the Year Award
Tweed Shire Council - Rowan Robinson Park, Kingscliff

Playspace Award (<$0.5M)
Camden Council - Lawson Reserve, Camden South

High Commendation
Hornsby Shire Council - Carrs Bush Inclusive Nature Based Playspace

Playspace Award (>$0.5M)
Singleton Council - Singleton Riverside Park

High Commendation
Blacktown City Council & Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects - Endeavour Park Playspace

Research Award
University of Wollongong - More quality green space needed for child health

Strategic Planning Award
Glen Innes Severn Council, Simon Leisure Consulting & Design Instincts Landscape Architects - Change the Game: The Glen Innes Severn Sports Plan

High Commendation
Coffs Harbour City Council Jetty4Shores

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