Leadership in the Public Sector Awards 2018
The IPAA Victoria Leadership in the Public Sector Awards 2018 are closed for nominations. The category finalists were announced in mid-December 2018 and advised via email.
For over 10 years, the Leadership in the Public Sector Awards have celebrated the excellence and innovation of teams and organisations working in, and with, the public sector in Victoria at all three levels of government. The awards are a great opportunity to acknowledge your team’s achievements and share your story with peers across the public sector.
In 2018, IPAA Victoria is proud to present a refreshed set of award categories. Categories cover core public sector activities in policymaking, service delivery and regulation, as well as communication excellence, environmental sustainability and robust governance. There is a new award celebrating leading public sector employers and a new award recognising initiatives advancing Aboriginal self-determination.
Nominations are also open for the biennial Young Indigenous Leader Scholarship.
IPAA Victoria Personal Members, Fellows and those employed by an IPAA Victoria Corporate Member can nominate their organisation for an award.
Nominations close: 5pm Monday 22 October 2018, extended to 5pm Monday 22 October. (Note, nominations are now closed).
Finalists announced: mid-December 2018 (see the Finalists)
Awards ceremony invitations issued: mid-December 2018
Winners announced at awards ceremony: Tuesday 19 February 2019 (TBC)
Review the award categories and conditions of entry.
Prepare your nomination(s). Each nomination includes:
Summary of the nomination (max 200 words)
Response to the assessment criteria (max 1,400 words)
Optional supporting materials in one Word Doc/PDF (up to six pages)
Details of two referees.
Submit your nomination using the online form found in each award category's info page. Note, nominations for 2018 have now closed.
1. Advancing Aboriginal Self-Determination Award
Empowering Aboriginal communities to achieve long-term change and improved outcomes, through developing new relationships and new ways of working.
The Advancing Aboriginal Self-Determination Award is proudly sponsored by Hall & Wilcox.
2. Communication Excellence Award
Delivering public value through communication excellence
The Communication Excellence award is proudly sponsored by the TAC - Transport Accident Commission.
3. Evidence-Based Policy Award
Excellence in evidence-based policymaking
The Evidence-Based Policy Award is proudly sponsored by the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
4. Human-Centred Service Delivery Award
Placing the community at the centre of public services
The Human-Centred Service Delivery Award is proudly sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services.
5. Innovative Regulation Award
Smart approaches to regulating; for a better community and stronger economy
The Innovative Regulation Award is proudly sponsored by the Department of Justice and Community Safety.
6. Leading Employer Award
Creating the public sector workforces and workplaces of the future
The Leading Employer Award is proudly sponsored by Fisher Leadership.
7. Robust Governance Award
Delivering resilient public entities and embedding integrity
The Robust Governance Award is proudly sponsored by the Victorian Public Sector Commission.
8. Sustainable Communities and Environments Award
Leading, creating and empowering for environmental and community sustainability outcomes
The Sustainable Communities and Environments Award is proudly sponsored by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.
Young Indigenous Leader Scholarship
This scholarship acknowledges and supports Indigenous public sector employees by offering a professional development scholarship to a high performing Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person.