Council Awards

2014

Winners of the 2014 Council awards
Award receivedRecipientAwarded by
Bob Marshman Trainee of the Year Award for the South-East RegionLachlan McIverQueensland Government
Award for Excellence - Parks and Open Space DevelopmentParksParks and Leisure Australia (Qld)
Government AwardEnvironment and SustainabilityHealthy Waterways
Silver AwardCEO's Office and Media and CommunicationAustralasian Reporting Awards Ltd
Second place - Best Paper by an OperatorWaterWater Industry Operators Association of Australia Queensland
Finalist - Excellence in InnovationAnimal and Pest ServicesLocal Government Managers Australia Queensland
Finalist - Excellence in Collaboration AwardLibraries and Cultural Services

Local Government Managers Australia Queensland

Excellence in Collaboration AwardCommunity Services, Media and Communication, MarketingLocal Government Managers Australia Queensland
National AwardMarketing, Media and Communication, Community ServicesGovernment Communications Australia
Best Communications/Engagement (City Council)Marketing, Media and Communication, Community ServicesGovernment Communications Australia

2013

Winners of the 2013 Council awards
Award receivedRecipientAwarded by
Outstanding Group - Records Management AwardsGovernanceRecords and Information Management Professionals Queensland Branch
Queensland Road Safety Awards - Local GovernmentRoad Infrastructure PlanningQUT's Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety (CARRS-Q)
Queensland Tourism Award for Local GovernmentCommunity Engagement and MarketingQueensland Tourism Industry Council
2013 Big Ideas AwardLibraries plus staff volunteersAnnual Queensland Public Libraries Association
Unit of the YearLogan SES UnitSES Week Area Awards
Operational Response of the YearLogan SES UnitSES Week Area Awards
Area Member of the YearLogan Unit Deputy Local Controller Julie CaseySES Week Area Awards
SES Week AwardChristopher HollowaySES Week Area Awards
SES Director's Commendation AwardElizabeth ChapmanSES Week Area Awards
Distinguished Service AwardChris Pipe-MartinAustralian Water Association Queensland Branch
Jenny Reeve Quiet Achiever AwardAnimal and Pest ServicesBiosecurity Queensland 
Queensland Swim Teacher of the YearLeesa LangdonAustSwim
Silver award - Australasian Reporting AwardsOutcomes and Performance and Community Engagement and MarketingAustralian Reporting Awards
Best Swim School - Printed MaterialMajor Venues and Facilities and Community Engagement and MarketingSwimming Australia
Young Manager of the YearJane FrawleyLocal Goverment Managers Association
Finalist - Innovation AwardLogan Water AllianceLocal Government Managers Association
Finalist - Spiire Award for InnovationDevelopment AssessmentProperty Council of Australia
Finalist - Philip Chun Award for Government LeadershipDevelopment AssessmentProperty Council of Australia

2012

Winners of the 2012 Council Awards
Award ReceivedRecipientAwarded by
Best Swim School - Printed MaterialJoint Inter Branch effort - Peter Willis, Donna Marshall, Kareen Duncan, Vicky Fraser, Katie Roche, Helene Windels, Sarah Egerton, Audra CarterSwimming Australia
Outdoor and Active Trainee of the Year; Success through Adversity AwardAli Irfan Elahi Queensland Government
Design, Development and Management Award - certificate of recognition ParksParks and Leisure Australia
Inclusive and Connected Communities Award - certificate of recognition ParksParks and Leisure Australia
Reports, Procedures and Systems Award Logan Water Alliance Engineers Australia
Sporting and Community Service Facilities up to $5 million (Brisbane Region)Major Venues and FacilitiesMaster Builders Association
Children's and Youth Services Bess Thomas AwardLibraries and Cultural Services Australian Library and Informaton Association
Asset and Financial Management - commendationAdministrationFederal Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport
Silver Award Major Venues and FacilitiesFitness Australia
Large Council category - risk management award AdministrationLocal Government Mutual Queensland
Alliance for Health Cities Award - disaster preparednessDisaster ManagementAlliance for Healthy Cities
World Health Organisation's Best Practice AwardCommunity ServicesAlliance for Healthy Cities
Environmental AwardParks and Community ServicesOutdoors Queensland
Heart Foundation Healthy Community Award - state award for councils with populations greater than 15,000 peopleHeart FoundationCommunity Services, Environment and Sustainability and Strategy and Planning
Water, wastewater, sewerage and drought management projects $1 million to $5 millionLogan Water AllianceInstitute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Queensland Engineering
Outstanding Community Service AwardJoint Inter Branch effort - Peter Willis, Donna Marshall, Kareen Duncan, Vicky Fraser, Katie Roche, Helene Windels, Sarah Egerton, Audra CarterSwimming Australia
1st Runners Up - Queensland Regional FinalsJohn OberhardtLGMA (Qld)
SilverWarren van Wyk, Eamonn von Holt, Vicky Fraser, Rebecca DullAustralasian Reporting Awards Inc
QLD WinnerSilvio Trinca, Darren Moore and Managers of RIM, RCM, RIP&D, Admin, Parks, Waste Services, Libraries and Customer Services, Community Services, Major Venues and Facilities, Information Services, Plant Fleet Services, Finance, Governance, Animal and Pest Services.LGMA (Qld)
Commendation - Asset and Financial Management CategoryGreg Kelly (RCM) as a Member of a Research Alliance including Griffith Uni, Logan City Council, Gold Coast City Council, Redland City Council and Department of Transport and Main RoadsFederal Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport
Children's and Youth Services Bess Thomas Award for our Lego Literacy ProgramLibraries, and Youth Librarian Jo BeazleyALIA
Sporting and Community Service Facilities up to $5m (Brisbane region)Main Constructions (Building) Pty Ltd - builder submitted awardMaster Builders Association
Reports, Procedures and Systems AwardLogan Water AllianceEngineers Australia
Silver AwardGary Campbell, Mark Blomeley, Adrien Fitzpatrick, Aaron MillerFitness Australia
Commendation - Asset and Financial Management CategoryDavid WilkieFederal Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport
Inclusive and Connected Communities AwardCommunity ServicesQueensland Parks and Leisure Australia Awards
Design, Development and Management AwardParksQueensland Parks and Leisure Australia Awards
Outdoor and Active Trainee of the Year Award; Success through Adversity AwardAli Irfan ElahiSouth-East Region School-based Apprenticeship and Trainee Awards 2012
State Award for Councils with populations greater than 15,000 peopleCommunity Services, Environmnent and Sustainability, and Strategy and PlanningHeart Foundation Healthy Community Award
Environmental AwardParks and Community Services2012 Queensland Outdoor Recreation Awards (Outdoors Queensland)
World Health Organisation's Best Practice Award for Promoting Physical Activity in the CityCommunity ServicesHealthy Cities Global Conference Awards (Alliance for Healthy Cities)
Alliance for Healthy Cities Award - Disaster ManagementDisaster ManagementHealthy Cities Global Conference Awards (Alliance for Healthy Cities)
Large Council Category Administration2012 LGM Risk Management Excellence Awards (LGM Queensland)

2011

Winners of the 2011 Council Awards
Award TitleAward ReceivedRecipientAwarded by
Annual National Awards for Economic Development Excellence - Economic Development Leadership - Elected MemberHighly Commended - Mayor Pam ParkerDavid van den BruleEconomic Development Australia EDA
Australasian Reporting AwardBronzeWarren van WykAustralasian Reporting Awards Inc
Australian Business Awards for Service ExcellenceWinner of Australian Business Awards for Service ExcellenceCustomer Service BranchAustralian Business Awards
Best Practice in Local Government - Business Improvement TransitionWinner - IPAA 2011 Excellence AwardsTodd Rohl, Stephen Ball, Shane Murrihy, Marco Alberti, Christian Parks, Rebekah Sheppard, Fiona Walker and Zdenko KrecekInstitute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA)  (Qld)
Best Practice in Local Government - Population Planning ModelFinalist - IPAA 2011 Excellence AwardsCath Swift, Cheryl Pollitt, Sherry She, Alison Wolfenden and Jessica Hack.Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA)  (Qld)
CSIA Award for Customer Service Excellence in QueenslandWinnerCustomer Service BranchCustomer Service Institute of Australia (CSIA)
Inaugural Queensland Awards for Economic Development Excellence - Economic Development Leadership -Elected MemberWinner - Mayor Pam ParkerDavid van den BruleEconomic Development Australia EDA
IPWEA Engineering Excellence AwardWinner - Innovation AwardGreg Kelly, (RCM) as a Member of a Research Alliance including Griffith Uni, LCC, GCCC, Redlands CC and Dept of Transport and Main RoadsInstitute of Public Works Engineering Australia (IPWEA)
LGAQ's Encouragement AwardWinnerJasmine VielLGAQ & Logan City Council in partnership with Maxima group
LGMA Australia & New Zealand Management Challenge Finals1st Runner Up -National Grand Final (having won Qld State finals)John OberhardtLGMA National Management Challenge
LGMA Awards in ExcellenceExcellence in Innovation - FinalistLuke Baker, Audra Caler, Jill Provins, Katherine Webber, Gina Zappia and Nicola SmitLGMA
LGMA Local Government Management ChallengeLGMA Qld State WinnerLogan Team Fit - Mat Johns, Marita West, Nigel Brown, Karen Tattersall, Chris Boulton, Liza Perrett and Simon BenhamLocal Government Managers Australia (LGMA)
Local Authority of the YearWinner of Local Authority of the Year AwardAnnette Turner, Carolyn Johnson and Carolyn HaynesQueensland Public Libraries Association
Local Buy Procurement Professionals AwardWinnerDi EzzyLocal Buy Pty Ltd
Logan Chamber of Commerce's Personal Growth AwardWinnerJaz KahuLogan Chamber of Commerce Logan City Council in partnership with Maxima group
Maxima's Nominated Branch AwardWinnerPeople and Culture BranchMaxima Group
Most Environmentally Friendly Swim SchoolWinnerJoint Inter Branch Effort - Nigel Brown/Jim McDonnellSwim Australia Annual Awards
Queensland Customer Contact Centre of the Year AwardsFinalist in the State under 50 FTE categoryCustomer Service BranchAustralian Teleservices Association Awards
Queensland State Archives Poster AwardsHighly CommendedMeryl Bourke, Nancy Taia and Mark HansenQueensland State Archives
School Based Trainee of the YearWinnerReece HealyLogan City Council in partnership with Maxima group
SEQ - Bob Marshman Trainee of the Year AwardWinnerElise VerschuurenQld State Government - SEQ Bob Marshman Trainee of the Year Award
Special Recognition AwardSpecial Recognition Award People & Culture BranchMaxima Group
Stormwater Industry Association (SIA) of Queensland Award for ExcellenceMerit AwardStaff from the Environment & Sustainability, Parks, Roads & Infrastructure Management, Roads Construction & Maintenance, Administration, Community Services, Animal & Pest Services, Development Assessment and Community Engagement & Marketing BranchesStormwater Industry Association (SIA) of Queensland
Trainee of the YearWinnerElise FenwickLogan City Council in partnership with Maxima group
Trainee Supervisor of the YearWinnerNicole BarclayLogan City Council in partnership with Maxima group

2010

Winners of the 2010 Council Awards
Award TitleAward ReceivedRecipientAwarded by
2010 Core Values AwardsFirst Runner UpCommunity Engagement and Marketing BranchInternational Association for Public Participation (IAP2)
Australia Day Awards - PSMPublic Service MedalChris Rose (CEO's Office)Australian Government
Australian Library & Information Association (ALIA) AwardsWinner - Social Inclusion CategoryLibraries and Cultural Services BranchAustralian Library & Information Association (ALIA)
Australasian Reporting AwardSilverOutcomes and Performance BranchAustralasian Reporting Awards Inc.
Ergon Energy Tidy Towns AwardSouth East Queensland Environmental Protection AwardCommunity Engagement and Marketing BranchErgon Energy Keep Australia Beautiful Tidy Towns Awards
Excellence in Records Management - Outstanding IndividualWinner - Received CertificateGovernance BranchQueensland Records Management Association of Australasia
FellowshipFellowshipRoad Infrastructure Planning and Design BranchSurveying and Spatial Sciences Institute
LGMA Young Manager of the YearLeadership and Management Excellence 2010Mat Johns (Customer Service Branch)Local Government Managers Australia (LGMA)
Most Improved Trainee of 2010WinnerAmy Rogers (Animal and Pest Services Branch)Maxima
National Library's Star AwardWinner - Social Inclusion CategoryLibraries and Cultural Services BranchACCES Services
Outstanding Support of Trainees and Apprentices in the WorkplaceSpecial Recognition AwardAnimal and Pest Services BranchMaxima
Public Sector Professional of the YearWinnerDeanie Carbon (Community Engagement and Marketing Branch)IPAA Queensland Public Sector Excellence Awards
Queensland Apprentice of the Year (Indigenous Category)Finalist - QueenslandAdministration BranchGroup Training Australia
Queensland's Best Performing CouncilsRecognitionCommunity Engagement and Marketing Branch 
Queensland Customer Service Call Centre of the YearWinner - Under 50 FTE CategoryCustomer Service BranchAustralian Teleservices Association (ATA)
South East Region Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year in the Queensland Training Awards 2010 (South East Regional Final)WinnerAdministration BranchQueensland Training Awards
WITEM Agency/Organisation Leading the Advancement of Women in ICTFinalistInformation Services BranchWomen in ICT Awards - Federal Government Department of Finance and Deregulation, Dell Australia Pty Ltd

2009

Winners of the 2009 Council Awards
Award TitleAward RecievedRecipientAwarded by
2009 Awards for Marketing Excellence - "Sponsorship QLD"WinnerCommunity Engagement and Marketing BranchAustralian Marketing Institute
Australasian Reporting AwardSilverOutcomes and Performance BranchAustralasian Reporting Awards Inc.
Australian Crime and Violence Prevention AwardsCertificate of MeritCommunity Services BranchThe Australian Heads of Government, The Ministerial Council for Police and Emergency Management
Australian Service ExcellenceWinner - State Award and National Finalist for Local Government CategoryCustomer Service BranchCustomer Service Institute of Australia
Best Public Works Project of the YearMedalDirectorate BranchThe Institute of Public Works Engineers and Engineers Australia
Employee Innovation AwardWinner - Corporate Innovation AwardCustomer Service BranchLogan City Council
Employee Innovation AwardWinner - Corporate Innovation AwardRoad Infrastructure Management BranchLogan City Council
Employee Innovation AwardWinner - Customer Service AwardAnimal and Pest Services BranchLogan City Council
Employee Innovation AwardWinner - Human Factor AwardStrategy and Planning BranchLogan City Council
Employee Innovation AwardRunner Up - Best Practice AwardEnvironment and Sustainability BranchLogan City Council
Employee Innovation AwardRunner Up - Corporate Innovation AwardRoad Construction and Management BranchLogan City Council
Employee Innovation AwardRunner Up - Customer Service AwardLibraries and Cultural Services BranchLogan City Council
Employee Innovation AwardRunner Up - Human Factor AwardCommunity Services BranchLogan City Council
Energex Conservation ChampionsCategory AwardEnvironment and Sustainability BranchErgon Energy Keep Australia Beautiful Tidy Towns Awards
Environmental Value CommendationWinnerDirectorate BranchLandscape Queesland Ind. Inc.
Environmentally Sustainable Development CategoryFinalistDirectorate BranchUrban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA)
Healthy Queensland Award 2009Regional AwardPeople and Culture BranchErgon Energy Keep Australia Beautiful Tidy Towns Awards
Industrial PlanningCertificate of MeritDirectorate BranchPlanning Institute of Australia - Queensland Branch
Public ArchitectureCommendationDirectorate BranchAustralian Institute of Architects, Queensland Chapter
Queensland Architecture Commendation AwardRegional CommendationDirectorate BranchAustralian Institute of Architects, Queensland Chapter
Queensland Safer Communities AwardHighly CommendedCommunity Services BranchDepartment of Community Safety
Queensland Spatial Excellence AwardIndustry AwardRoad Infrastructure Planning and Design BranchSpatial Science Institute
Queensland Training AwardsRegional FinalistPeople and Culture BranchQueensland Government
Safer Venues Award for the LECBronzeCommunity Facilities BranchQueensland Health
Sustainable CitiesState AwardEnvironment and Sustainability BranchErgon Energy Keep Australia Beautiful Tidy Towns Awards

2008

Winners of the 2008 Council Awards
Award TitleAward ReceivedRecipientAwarded by
Australian Vocational Student PrizeRecipientPlant and Fleet Services BranchDepartment of Education, Employment and Workforce Relations
Best New Employee Orientation Training ProgramWinnerInformation Services BranchLearnX Asia Pacific
Best Online Learning SolutionWinnerInformation Services BranchLearnX Asia Pacific
The CCF Earth Awards for Excellence in Civil ConstructionWinner - Projects $20 million to $75 millionDirectorate BranchCivil Contractors Federation
Civil (Plant Operations) Apprentice of the YearFinalistPlant and Fleet Services BranchConstruction Skills Training Centre
Creative Developments in Healthy CitiesInternational AwardCommunity Services Branch, Environment and Sustainability BranchWorld Health Organisation
Culture Transformation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Transforming Leadership and Organisational CultureCulture Transformation AwardPeople and Culture BranchHuman Synergistics
Disaster Management PreparednessGood Practice AwardEnvironment and Sustainability BranchWorld Health Organisation
Engineering Excellence AwardsWinner - Projects over $1 millionDirectorate BranchThe Institute of Public Works Engineers, Queensland Division Inc.
Environmental Protection AwardWinner - QueenslandParks BranchErgon Energy Keep Australia Beautiful Tidy Towns Awards
Environmental Protection AwardInland South East Queensland RegionParks BranchErgon Energy Keep Australia Beautiful Tidy Towns Awards
Excellence in Records Management - Outstanding IndividualWinner - Received CertificateGovernance BranchQueensland Records Management Association of Australasia
Galleries and Museum Achievement Award (GAMAA)Special CommendationLibraries and Cultural Services BranchMuseum and Gallery Services of Queensland
Heart Foundation Local Government AwardsWinner - Queensland State CategoryCommunity Services BranchHeart Foundation Local Government Awards
Industrial Planning AwardCertificate of MeritDirectorate BranchPlanning Institute of Australia - Queensland Division Inc.
National Award for Economic Development ExcellenceWinner - Environmental Economic Innovation CategoryDirectorate BranchEconomic Development Australia (EDA)