Murdoch University Leader of the Year Working in State or Federal Government

The winner of this awards will be leading an organisation and would have clearly demonstrated leadership qualities. He/she will be respected and demonstrate excellence in leading an organisation to meet designated objectives and outcomes in the interests of public service and advancing excellence within the sector.

Open To

  • Individuals only.
  • Must be currently working in the identified category in WA or have worked there during the preceding financial year.

Nominated By

Third party only.


C1 Excellence in public administration and leadership over recent years.
C2 Achievement of significant strategic outcomes for their organisation.
C3 Demonstrated active leadership in supporting and fostering of other public sector professionals.
C4 Their organisation is considered a leader in best practice administration.
C5 Submit 1-2 page summary of why they have been nominated and what best practice principles they bring to their respective organisation. This would include a description of their leadership philosophy.

How to nominate for this award:

  1. Click here to download and complete the Award Assessment Criteria.
  2. Upload the completed Assessment Criteria with a brief summary statement to the Online Entry Form.

Please ensure you have carefully read the How to Nominate page.