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

2023 Achievement Awards

The nomination deadline for the 2023 Achievement Awards has been extended to 23 June 2023. Browse the Award Categories for more information and to nominate.  

About the Achievement Awards

How to Nominate

The process to complete a nomination is as follows;

  1. Ensure you have carefully read the general How to Nominate page (in particular the Nomination Checklist)
  2. Download and complete the Award Assessment Criteria Document (see the Award Cetegory page of the award you wish to nominate for)
  3. Upload the completed Assessment Criteria with a brief summary statement (100 words) and details of at least one referee to the Online Entry Form.

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.

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. 

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.

Sponsorship Opportunity

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

Terms and conditions

Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for information relating to Awards.