The Achievement Awards aim to recognise individual and organisational excellence in public service.

Registrations to attend the 2020 Achievement Awards Ceremony are now open.   

Nominations for the 2020 Achievement Awards are now closed. Browse Award Categories and start preparing your nomination for next year. 

How to Nominate

The process to complete a nomination is as follows;

  1. The process to complete a nomination is as follows;

  2. Choose the Award Category you wish to enter, then either:
    1. Download and complete the Award Assessment Criteria PDF from the Award Category page and upload it to the Online Entry Form (note: page limits apply).
    2. Paste your response to the Award Criteria from the Award Category page directly into the Online Entry Form (note: word limits apply).
  3. Provide the contact details of at least one referee (up to three may be provided), and a brief summary statement (100 words).

Who can Nominate

Current Individual or Corporate members of the Institute of Public Administration Australia WA (IPAA WA) can nominate an individual or organisation per the nomination criteria (find out more on becoming a member).

Any employee or organisation (as applicable) that works in Western Australia in any tier of the public service including; Local, State, or Federal Government, the Not-for-Profit sector and Academic sectors can be nominated for an award.

Benefits of Nominating

Entering the Achievement Awards provides you with the opportunity to:

  • Showcase a project, initiative, program or organisation that has contributed significantly to the public service or broader community
  • Recognise outstanding individual performance
  • Celebrate your teams' achievements
  • Highlight your commitment to best practice in public service in WA
  • Increase awareness of ‘best practice’ across the public service and the broader community.

Click here to view all Award Categories.


The 2020 Judging Panel will be released in April 2020. 

Sponsorship Opportunity

There are limited opportunities to sponsor an Award category. Please contact us for further information.