Patron's Award

The highest accolade in public administration in WA awarded to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the State.

Open To

  • Individuals only.
  • Nominee need no longer be working in public service.

Nominated By

Third party only. (IPAA WA Council)


  • C1: Outstanding contribution over a substantial number of years to, and excellence in, public administration and management.
  • C2: Exemplifying best practice within the role for which they are being nominated.
  • C3: Upholding and promoting public service values at all times.
  • C4: Leaving a legacy of improvement to the public sector, or improvement to service delivery, in Western Australia.