How to Nominate

Current Personal, Associate or Corporate members of the Institute of Public Administration Australia WA can nominate an individual or organisation for an award.

The nominated individual or organisation does not need to be a member of IPAA WA, but must work or operate in Western Australia in a tier of public service including Local, State, or Federal Government, the Not-for-Profit sector or the Academic sector. 

If the lead organisation being nominated is a subsidiary or part of a larger/governing organisation, (e.g. a division of a government department; a school within the Department of Education; a division of a larger organisation; etc.), the governing organisation should also be considered as part of the nomination. 

ll nominations must comply with the conditions of entry.

Nomination Process

The process to complete a nomination is as follows:

  1. Choose the Award Category you wish to enter,
  2. Download and complete the Award Assessment Criteria document (from the Award Category) page and upload it to the Online Entry Form.
  3. Provide the contact details of at least one referee (up to three may be provided), and a brief summary statement (100 words).

Nomination Checklist

Before beginning the online nomination process please have the following ready to go:

  • A completed Award Assessment Criteria document (required). Only the official document available on each Award Category page will be accepted
  • A brief summary statement of up to 100 words about your chosen nominee (required).
  • Contact details of the primary contact for the nomination (required). 
  • Contact details of the person signing the Application Declaration (required). Refer to the Conditions of Entry for details of the full declaration.  
  • Contact details of at least one referee (required) - Up to three may be added.
  • An image of the nominee/team/organisation – Maximum 2MB (optional).
  • One supporting document - Maximum 5MB (optional).

Preview of the online entry form

For a preview of all the questions you will be asked in this form and a brief guide into completing the form, please click here.

Key Dates

Nominations received after the closing date below cannot be considered.

25 Jan 2022 Nominations Open

24 June 2022

Nominations Close
Sept 2022 Judging Finalised
TBC Dec 2022 Achievement Awards Presentation

Email awards@ipaawa.org.au or phone 9360 1400 for further information.