City Achievements and Awards

2018 Awards

The following table lists the names and categories for awards the City of Cockburn has been recognised for in 2018 so far:

Awards Category            
2018 National Growth Areas Alliance (NGAA) Awards Winner, Building Connections in Growth Areas - Cockburn ARC
2018 Infinity Awards Highly Commended, Waste Team of the Year
2018 Infinity Awards Commended, Community Waste Award
Royal Life Saving Association of WA Bravery Awards 2018 Winners, Gold Star Bravery Award - Cockburn ARC Lifeguards
Basketball WA Gala Awards 2018 Winner, Community Program of the Year 2018 - Cockburn Youth Centre 
Royal Life Saving Association - National Aquatic Industry Safety Award 2018 Winner, Excellence in Facility Management - Cockburn ARC
2018 Sport and Recreation Industry Awards Winner, Places and Spaces: Planning and Design Award
Australian Sport, Recreational and Play Industry Awards 2018  Overall Winner, Australian Sport, Recreation, Play Innovation Award
Australian Sport, Recreational and Play Industry Awards 2018  Winner, Facility Design and Development Award
AustSwim Recognised Swim Centre Award 2018 - Cockburn ARC
Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA Highly Commended, Shade in Public Places
Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA Highly Commended, Smoke Free Environments
Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA Highly Commended, Aboriginal Child Health
Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA Winner, Road and Active Transport Safety
WA Local Government 2018 Convention Overall Winner, Most Accessible Community in Western Australia
WA Local Government 2018 Convention Winner, Most Accessible Community in Western Australia - Metropolitan Council
Department of Local Government and Communities, Age-Friendly Communities and Implementation Grants Program 2017-2018 Successful Grant Winner, Age-Friendly Communities: Innovation and Implementation Grants Program
Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) WA 2018 Achievement Awards Gold Award Winner, Best Practice in Collaboration Between Government and Non-Government Organisations - Cockburn ARC (in conjunction with Fremantle Football Club and Curtin University)
2018 Western Australian Information Technology and Telecommunication Australia (WAITTA Incite Awards) Finalist, Most Effective Government Solution
2018 Parks & Leisure Australia WA Awards of Excellence Winner, Community Facility of the Year Award - Cockburn ARC
2018 Waterwise Business Recognition Gold Waterwise Council Status
2018 Human Resources Director (HRD) Health & Wellbeing - Top Performing Company
2018 National Awards for Local Government Highly Commended - Disability Access and Inclusion - Website Redevelopment Project

2017 Awards

The following table lists the names and categories for awards the City of Cockburn was recognised for in 2017:

Awards Category
Synergy Financial Counsellor Award for Excellence Winner, Colleen Crowley - 2017 Financial Counsellor of the Year
Stormwater Western Australia Award for Excellence, Excellence in Infrastructure
Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA Winner, Shade in Public Spaces
Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA Commendation, Nature Play
Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA Commendation, Smoke Free Environments
Healthier Workplace WA Gold Certificate recognition for a Healthy Workplace 
Department of Fire & Emergency Services Gold Award Winner, Volunteer Employer Recognition Awards
Department of Fire & Emergency Services Winner, Cockburn Sea Search & Rescue Group, Department of Transport Award for Excellence in Marine Safety
Western Australian Disability Enterprises (WADE) Certificate of Appreciation, Embracing Social Value
Work Safety Awards WA 2017 Winner, Best initiative to encourage worker engagement in safety and health
Urban Development Institute of Australia (WA) Awards for Excellence 2017 Winner, The Playgroup at Coolbellup (Lendlease and LandCorp), Residential Development Under 250 Lots
Urban Development Institute of Australia (WA) Awards for Excellence 2017 Finalist, Calleya (Stockland), Urban Water Excellence
Urban Development Institute of Australia (WA) Awards for Excellence 2017 Finalist, Port Coogee (Frasers Property Australia), Masterplanned Development
Lighthouse Awards 2017 Winner, Stephen Cain - CEO Leadership Award (Metropolitan and Regional)
Heart Foundation Local Government Awards 2017 State Winner, Councils with Populations Greater than 50,000.
Western Australian Coastal Awards for Excellence 2017 Winner, Coastal Planning Award for the Cockburn Sound Coastal Alliance
Western Australian Coastal Awards for Excellence 2017 Special Commendation, Coogee Maritime Trail - Local Government Award
Australasian Leisure Management Communication and Marketing Awards 2017 Winner, Cockburn ARC - Local Government Award
Australian Library Design Awards and Conference 2017 Highly Commended, Success Public Library - Design (Public Library)
2017 Parks & Leisure Australia Regional Awards of Excellence High Commendation, Playspace Award (>0.5m) Bibra Lake Regional Playground.
Institute of Public Administration Australia WA Achievement Awards 2017 Winner, Best Practise in Collaboration Between Government and Non-Government Organisations
2017 Waterwise Business Recognition Gold Waterwise Council Status
Master Builders Western Australia 2017 Winner, Multiplex (for Cockburn ARC), Best Public Use Building over $20 million.
Master Builders Western Australia 2017 Winner, Commercial Aquatics Australia (for Cockburn ARC), Services - Subcontractor of the Year 
2017 WA Local Government Convention Local Government Honours Award, Eminent Service - presented to Mayor Logan Howlett JP
2017 WA Local Government Convention  Local Government Honours Award, Local Government Merit - presented to Deputy Mayor Carol Reeve-Fawkes.

2016 Awards

The following table lists the names and categories for awards the City of Cockburn was recognised for in 2016:

Awards Category
Urban Development Institute of Australia (WA) Awards for Excellence 2016 Winner, Eliza Ponds (MMJ Real Estate), Residential Development Under 250 Lots
Urban Development Institute of Australia (WA) Awards for Excellence 2016 Winner, The Playgroup at Coolbellup (Lendlease and LandCorp), Urban Renewal
IFLA International Systematic Public Library of the Year Award 2016 Shortlisted, Success Public Library - World's Best Public Library
Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia 2016 Overall Winner, 2016 Children’s Environment and Health Local Government Report Card Project
Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia 2016 Winner, Shade in Public Spaces
Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia 2016 Winner, Promoting Healthy Behaviours
Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia 2016 Winner, Climate Change 
Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia 2016 Commendation, Children’s Consultation
2015-17 Heart Foundation Recognised Healthy Workplace Highly Commended, Gold Standard Healthy Workplace
2016 National Growth Area Alliance Winner, Building Connections - Bibra Lake Regional Playground
2016 Annual Western Australian Disability Enterprises (WADE) Event Certificate of Appreciation - Working with WADE
International Federation of Library Association Success Library - Second Place, Green Library Award
State Library of Western Australia Winner, Award for Excellence - Innovative Partnership approach at Success Library
2016 WALGA Annual Convention Western Australian Local Government Association Long and Loyal Service Award - presented to Kevin Allen
2016 Japanese Foreign Minister's Commendation Certificate In recognition of our ongoing commitment to commemorating Hiroshima Day, and for the promotion of mutual understanding between Japan and Australia

2015 Awards

The following table lists the names and categories for awards the City of Cockburn was recognised for in 2015:

Awards Category
Australian Emergency Management Institute Highly Commended, National Disaster Resilience Award - Emergency Management App.
2015 Premier's Award Finalist (in partnership with the Department of Sport & Recreation, and the Department of Transport), Strengthening Families & Communities - Your Move Cockburn - Get Active Your Way.
Australian Defence Reserves Recognition, for continued support of the Australian Defence Reserves
National Disability Insurance Scheme Tender Win, WA NDIS My Way National Disability Insurance Services Cockburn and Kwinana Trial
Library Board of Western Australia Highly Commended, Virtual Library - Excellence for the Virtual Library Branch
Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Meeting/exceeding guidelines - Quality Assurance Requirements
Office of Emergency Management Highly Commended, State and Local Government - Disaster Aware App
Family Day Care Australia Winner, Fremantle & Southern Suburbs, Service Registered Family Day Care Educator, Janet van Zyl
2015-16 Water Corporation Gold Waterwise Council Status, Environmental Services
2015 WA Department of Health (Heart Foundation & Cancer Council) Winner, Heart Foundation Local Government Award - Best Practice in Creating Healthy Communities

2014 Awards

The following table lists the names and categories for awards the City of Cockburn was recognised for in 2014:

Awards Category
Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA Winner, Child Care Centre Design and Placement
Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA Commendable Strategies, Aboriginal Child Health - Public Health Plan 2013-2018
Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA Commendable Strategies, Healthy Eating - Toddler Tucker Time
Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA Commendable Strategies, Shade in Public Spaces - Shade Sail Strategy
Royal WA Historical Society Winner, Exhibitions - Azelia Ley Museum
2014 Age Friendly Communities Local Government Award Winner, Age Friendly Strategic Plan

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