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The Achievement Awards offer a total of 20 awards. Ten open to individuals and ten best practice awards for organisations. Please click on an award below to view and download the relevant Award Assessment Criteria.

Individual Categories

The highest accolade in Public Administration in WA

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)

Criteria

  • 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.

Leader of the Year (5 Awards)

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.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

The criteria listed below is for reference only. Please ensure you address the criteria in the official Award Assessment Criteria Document linked above. 

  • C1: Provide a summary of the nominee’s leadership philosophy and the principles they bring to their organisation.
  • C2: Outline how the nominee has achieved significant strategic outcomes for their organisation.
  • C3: Describe how the nominee has demonstrated excellence in public administration and management over recent years.
  • C4: Describe how the nominee provides excellent leadership within their organisation and/or during their career.
  • C5: Using examples, demonstrate how the nominee’s organisation exhibits best practice in public administration as a result of the nominee’s leadership.
The winner of this award 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.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

  • C1: Provide a summary of the nominee’s leadership philosophy and the principles they bring to their organisation.
  • C2: Outline how the nominee has achieved significant strategic outcomes for their organisation.
  • C3: Describe how the nominee has demonstrated excellence in public administration and management over recent years.
  • C4: Describe how the nominee provides excellent leadership within their organisation and/or during their career.
  • C5: Using examples, demonstrate how the nominee’s organisation exhibits best practice in public administration as a result of the nominee’s leadership.
The winner of this award 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.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

  • C1: Provide a summary of the nominee’s leadership philosophy and the principles they bring to their organisation.
  • C2: Outline how the nominee has achieved significant strategic outcomes for their organisation.
  • C3: Describe how the nominee has demonstrated excellence in public policy or in assisting the delivery of public services or in delivering services to the public sector over recent years.
  • C4: Describe how the nominee provides excellent leadership within their organisation and/or during their career.
  • C5: Using examples, demonstrate how the nominee’s organisation has enhanced outcomes for the community as a result of the nominee’s leadership.
The winner of this award will be working in a management position within an organisation (from Local, State, or Federal Government, the Not-for-Profit or  Academic sectors in WA) and would have clearly demonstrated leadership qualities. He/she will be respected and demonstrate excellence in leading a team to meet designated objectives and outcomes in the interests of meeting the needs of the sector or community or industry they work with 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.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria
  • C1: Provide a summary of the nominee’s leadership philosophy and the principles they bring to their organisation.
  • C2: Outline how the nominee has improved the effectiveness of their area of responsibility in; service delivery to their community or industry sector or contributed to the general goals of the organisation as a whole.
  • C3: Describe how the nominee has demonstrated excellence in public administration and management over recent years.
  • C4: Describe how the nominee provides excellent leadership within their organisation and/or during their career.
  • C5: Using examples, demonstrate how the nominee’s division, team or organisation exhibits best practice in public administration as a result of the nominee’s leadership.
Young people bring fresh ideas, energy and new perspectives to the workforce, and play a key role in ensuring the public sector is high performing and future fit.

This award recognises a person aged 24 years and under (at the date nominations close) and working in the WA public sector who are making a direct and immediate difference to their agency. A proactive team player, they will be achieving at a mature level in the Personal Leadership context as described in Building Leadership Impact and Leadership Expectations.

The award not only highlights the important contribution of young people to the work of the public sector but also provides an opportunity for agencies to celebrate and acknowledge their achievements.

Open To

  • Individuals aged 24 years and under (at the date nominations close) currently working in the WA public sector (departments, SES organisations and non-SES organisations).

Nominated By

Third party only.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

  • C1: Describe how the nominee demonstrates the expected behaviours and mindsets for the Personal Leadership context as described in Building Leadership Impact and Leadership Expectations.
  • C2: Using examples, show how the nominee contributes to and supports their team and the agency in delivering strategic goals.
  • C3: Outline how the nominee embodies the spirit of public service in their decision making, interactions and professional activities.

Best Practitioner in the Public Service (4 Awards)

The winner of this award will be working at manager level or higher. He/She will be a respected human resource management practitioner, and demonstrate excellence in high achievement in their field of expertise.

Open To

  • Individuals only.
  • Supported by their CEO; Must be currently working in public service or have worked in public service during the preceding financial year.

Nominated By

Self or Third party.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

  • C1: Provide a summary of the nominee’s initiatives and achievements in the workplace, including an overview of the outcomes / impacts of these initiatives and achievements.NB: Judges will be looking for how the nominee has contributed to the outcomes of the organisation and any innovative practices
  • C2: Submit a summary statement from the nominee’s Manager and / or CEO demonstrating the qualities they bring to the position and reason for nomination.
The winner of this award will be working at manager level or higher. He/She will be a respected information technology practitioner, and demonstrate excellence in high achievement in their field of expertise.

Open To

  • Individuals only.
  • Supported by their CEO; Must be currently working in public service or have worked in public service during the preceding financial year.

Nominated By

Self or Third party.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

  • C1: Provide a summary of the nominee’s initiatives and achievements in the workplace, including an overview of the outcomes / impacts of these initiatives and achievements.NB: Judges will be looking for how the nominee has contributed to the outcomes of the organisation and any innovative practices
  • C2: Submit a summary statement from the nominee’s Manager and / or CEO demonstrating the qualities they bring to the position and reason for nomination.
The winner of this award will be working at manager level or higher. He/She will be a respected policy practitioner, and demonstrate excellence in high achievement in their field of expertise.

Open To

  • Individuals only.
  • Supported by their CEO; Must be currently working in public service or have worked in public service during the preceding financial year.

Nominated By

Self or Third party.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

  • C1: Provide a summary of the nominee’s initiatives and achievements in the workplace, including an overview of the outcomes / impacts of these initiatives and achievements.NB: Judges will be looking for how the nominee has contributed to the outcomes of the organisation and any innovative practices
  • C2: Submit a summary statement from the nominee’s Manager and / or CEO demonstrating the qualities they bring to the position and reason for nomination.
The winner of this award will be working at manager level or higher. He/She will be a respected finance practitioner, and demonstrate excellence in high achievement in their field of expertise.

Open To

  • Individuals only.
  • Supported by their CEO; Must be currently working in public service or have worked in public service during the preceding financial year.

Nominated By

Self or Third party.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

  • C1: Provide a response outlining the nominee’s achievements in each of the criteria areas below:
    • Strategy
    • Financial Accounting & Reporting
    • Business Performance Reporting & Analysis
    • Technical
    • Stakeholder Communication
    • Risk Management
    • Leadership
    • Innovation

NB: Judges will be looking for how the nominee has contributed to the outcomes of the organisation and any innovative practices

  • C2: Submit a summary statement from the nominee’s Manager and / or CEO demonstrating the qualities they bring to the position and reason for nomination.

Organisational Categories

The winning organisation of this award will demonstrate the implementation and use of innovative practices and approaches to meet community and public service objectives.

Open To

A team working in or with a recognised not for profit (NFP) organisation which has implemented innovative solutions which have delivered tangible and lasting outcomes for its stakeholders.

Projects, programs and initiatives being nominated need to have commenced within the last year, or been significantly amended in the last year, or the nomination needs to focus on the outcomes within the last year (for a previously established project, program or initiative).

Nominated By

Self or third party.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  3. Submit your nomination by completing the Online Entry Form.
    NB: When completing the online entry form, you will be prompted to upload the completed Award Assessment Criteria Document.

Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

  • C1: Provide a brief overview of the organisations, initiative, program or project being nominated.
  • C2: Demonstrate how the organisation, initiative, program or project has improved service delivery to their community, and/or how the initiative, program or project has achieved significant outcomes or contributed to the goals of the organisation.
  • C3: Outline how the nominee has demonstrated excellence in administration and management, and provide evidence to support this.
  • C4: Describe how the nominee has demonstrated or adopted best practice in their sector with their initiative, program or project.

Best Practice in Collaboration (2 Awards)

The award will go to a project or an ongoing practice that demonstrates high level collaboration and coordination across organisations to meet a priority objective in the delivery of service to the community.

Open To

  • Organisations only.
  • Awarded to a project demonstrating effective partnership and collaboration between the relevant organisations which has delivered tangible and lasting outcomes and made a significant contribution.
  • Projects, programs and initiatives being nominated need to have commenced within the last year, or been significantly amended in the last year, or the nomination needs to focus on the outcomes within the last year (for a previously established project, program or initiative).

Nominated By

Self or Third party.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

  • C1: Provide a brief overview of the organisations, initiative, program or project being nominated.
  • C2: Demonstrate how the organisation, initiative, program or project has improved service delivery to their community, and/or how the initiative, program or project has achieved significant outcomes or contributed to the goals of the organisation.
  • C3: Demonstrate how the nominee has shown effective engagement with relevant internal and/or external stakeholders. Please give examples of demonstrating partnership and relationship management.
  • C4: Describe how the nominee has demonstrated or adopted best practice in their sector with their initiative, program or project.
  • C5: Provide evidence to support the nominee demonstrating excellence in administration and management.
The award will go to a project or an ongoing practice that demonstrates high level collaboration and coordination across organisations to meet a priority objective in the delivery of service to the community.

Open To

  • Organisations only.
  • Awarded to a project demonstrating effective partnership and collaboration between the relevant organisations which has delivered tangible and lasting outcomes and made a significant contribution.
  • Projects, programs and initiatives being nominated need to have commenced within the last year, or been significantly amended in the last year, or the nomination needs to focus on the outcomes within the last year (for a previously established project, program or initiative).

Nominated By

Self or Third party.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

  • C1: Provide a brief overview of the organisations, initiative, program or project being nominated.
  • C2: Demonstrate how the organisation, initiative, program or project has improved service delivery to their community, and/or how the initiative, program or project has achieved significant outcomes or contributed to the goals of the organisation.
  • C3: Demonstrate how the nominee has shown effective engagement with relevant internal and/or external stakeholders. Please give examples of demonstrating partnership and relationship management.
  • C4: Describe how the nominee has demonstrated or adopted best practice in their sector with their initiative, program or project.
  • C5: Provide evidence to support the nominee demonstrating excellence in administration and management.

Organisation Demonstrating Best Practice (8 Awards)

This Award focuses on how the initiative, program or project being nominated has actively used innovative practices to improve service delivery to the community, value added or achieve significant outcomes for their organisation.

Open To

  • Organisations only.
  • Must demonstrate an active use of innovative practices.
  • Projects, programs and initiatives being nominated need to have commenced within the last year, or been significantly amended in the last year, or the nomination needs to focus on the outcomes within the last year (for a previously established project, program or initiative).

Nominated By

Self or Third party.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

  • C1: Provide a brief overview of the organisations, initiative, program or project being nominated.
  • C2: Demonstrate how the organisation, initiative, program or project has improved service delivery to their community, and/or how the initiative, program or project has achieved significant outcomes, added value or contributed to the goals of the organisation.
  • C3: Outline how the nominee has shown an active use of innovative practices and/or innovation mindset through their initiative, program or project.
  • C4: Describe how the nominee has demonstrated or adopted best practice in their sector with their initiative, program or project.
  • C5: Provide evidence to support the nominee demonstrating excellence in administration and management.
This award recognises the outstanding progress or contribution towards eradicating discrimination and enhancing the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people. Recipients of this award will have developed and implemented programs, practices and/or polices that positively promote equality and inclusion for LGBTI people within the workplace and/or broader community.

Open To

  • Organisations only.
  • Must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to the inclusion of LGBTI people in the workplace and/or community.
  • Program, practice or policies being nominated need to have commenced within the last year, or been significantly amended in the last year, or the nomination needs to focus on the outcomes within the last year (for a previously established project, program or initiative).

Nominated By

Self or Third party.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

The criteria listed below is for reference only. Please ensure you address the criteria in the official Award Assessment Criteria Document linked above. 

  • C1: Provide a brief overview of the organisations program, practice or policy being nominated
  • C2: Excellence should be demonstrated through:
    • The program, practice or policy is planned and supported through inclusive and appropriate consultation
    • The program, practice or policy is clearly communicated and understood by key stakeholders
    • Program planning incorporates long-term considerations to ensure outcomes are sustainable for LGBTI people
    • The culture and values of the organisation are aligned to support the successful delivery of the program
    • The program, practice or policy supports LGBTI people within the organisation or community​
  • C3: The program, practice or policy has achieved (or will achieve) positive outcomes for LGBTI people. Intended outcomes must be clearly defined and measurable as described in an evaluation plan
  • C4: Workplace testimonials and/or beneficiary testimonials
Excellence in demonstration and delivery of programs, policies and approaches in public values in corporate citizenry, social responsibility and welfare of staff are the two foci of this award.

Open To

  • Organisations only.
  • Must demonstrate an ongoing delivery and commitment to corporate social values.
  • Projects, programs and initiatives being nominated need to have commenced within the last year, or been significantly amended in the last year, or the nomination needs to focus on the outcomes within the last year (for a previously established project, program or initiative).

Nominated By

Self or Third party.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

  • C1: Provide a brief overview of the organisations, initiative, program or project being nominated.
  • C2: Demonstrate how the organisation, initiative, program or project has contributed positively to the community or to the goals of the organisation.
  • C3: Outline how the nominee has demonstrated corporate social values through their initiative, program or project.
  • C4: Describe how the nominee has demonstrated or adopted best practice in their sector with their initiative, program or project.
Excellence in demonstration and delivery of programs, policies and approaches in public values in corporate citizenry, social responsibility and welfare of staff are the two foci of this award.

Open To

  • Organisations only.
  • Must demonstrate an ongoing delivery and commitment to health and wellbeing.
  • Projects, programs and initiatives being nominated need to have commenced within the last year, or been significantly amended in the last year, or the nomination needs to focus on the outcomes within the last year (for a previously established project, program or initiative).

Nominated By

Self or Third party.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

  • C1: Provide a brief overview of the organisation, initiative, program or project being nominated.
  • C2: Demonstrate how the organisation, initiative, program or project has improved outcomes for their staff, the community or the organisation.
  • C3: Outline how the nominee has demonstrated excellence in administration and management, and provide evidence to support this.
  • C4: Describe how the nominee has demonstrated or adopted best practice in their sector with their initiative, program or project.
Excellence in the design, implementation and reporting of evaluation strategies or individual studies of programs or policies that benefit the WA community is the focus of this award.

Open To

  • Organisations only.
  • Must demonstrate excellence in the practice of evaluation.
  • The evaluation strategies or studies being nominated need to have been implemented or completed within the last year, or been significantly amended in the last year, or the nomination needs to focus on the outcomes within the last year.
  • Any organisation that works in Western Australia in any tier of public service including Local; State; Federal; Not-for-Profit and the Academic sector, or has conducted an evaluation study on a public program or policy.

Nominated By

Self or Third party.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

  • C1: Outline how the nominee has applied sound use of evaluation theory and/or approaches.
  • C2: Describe how the nominee has shown high quality and effective practice in consultation, design, planning, data collection and analysis, and/or reporting.
  • C3: Outline how the nominee has shown an active use of innovative best practice in evaluation.
  • C4: Provide a minimum of two stakeholder testimonials which demonstrate that the stakeholders are highly satisfied with the evaluation work and its use and/or impact.
The focus of this award is to recognise excellence in digital transformation that has led to the delivery of better services to the community.

Open To

  • Organisations only (can be a joint nomination between more than one organisation).
  • Must demonstrate ongoing commitment to, and delivery of, digital transformation.
  • Digital Transformation projects, programs and initiatives must:
    • have commenced within the last 12-months;
    • have been significantly amended in the last year, or
    • be focused on the outcomes within the last year (for a previously established project, program or initiative).

Nominated By

Self or Third party.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

The winning nominee must demonstrate:

C1   A clear strategy for the adoption of the digital transformation projects, programs, and/or initiatives addressing:

  • key benefits to be realised;
  • risk considerations; and
  • alignment to whole of government outcomes.

C2 Digital transformation projects, programs and/or initiatives have generated outcomes aligned with one or more of the key Government digital transformation priorities:

  • Implementing higher cyber security standards across government;
  • Improving delivery of online services to the community;
  • Developing policy and strategy to support a culture of data protection and sharing;
  • Building data analytics capabilities within the public sector to underpin good policy development and better targeted service delivery;
  • Supporting the implementation of information technology procurement reforms across the sector; and
  • Investigating strategies to reduce the digital divide and any digital disadvantage.

C3 Specific projects, programs and/or initiatives have driven improved outcomes to the community.

C4 Workplace and/or beneficiary testimonials.

This award recognises an organisation for best practice in consulting with children and young people (aged 18 and under) through a project, program or initiative. Recipients of this award will have demonstrated excellence in listening to and using the views of children and young people to achieve significant outcomes.

Open To

  • Organisations only.
  • Must demonstrate active use of consultation with children and young people.
  • Projects, programs and initiatives being nominated need to have commenced within the last year, or been significantly amended in the last year, or the nomination needs to focus on the outcomes within the last year (for a previously established project, program or initiative).

Nominated By

Self or Third party.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

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

The criteria listed below is for reference only. Please ensure you address the criteria in the official Award Assessment Criteria Document linked above. 

  • C1: Provide a brief overview of the organisation, initiative, program or project being nominated.
  • C2: Demonstrate how the organisation, initiative, program or project has improved service delivery to their community, and/or how the initiative, program or project has achieved significant outcomes, added value or contributed to the goals of the organisation.
  • C3: Outline how the nominee has shown an active use of consultation with children and young people through their initiative, program or project.
  • C4: Describe how the organisation has demonstrated or adopted best practice with their initiative, program or project.
  • C5: Provide evidence to demonstrate how the organisation used the views of children and young people to achieve significant outcomes
This Award focuses on how the procurement or contract management approach nominated, has actively used best practice approaches to improve service delivery, and outcomes for WA Government and the community. The approach should consist of an Agency meeting a need in a way that achieves value for money and generates benefits not only to the organisation, but also to community.

Open To

  • WA Government agencies only.
  • Inclusive of all streams of procurement (Goods & Services, Works, and Community Services)
  • Must demonstrate an active use of procurement (including contract management) best practice.
  • Projects, programs, contract, or procurement being nominated should focus on the outcomes achieved within the previous year (for a previously established project, program, or initiative).

Nominated By

Self or Third party.

How to nominate for this award:

  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 below)
  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.

Download Award Assessment Criteria Document

Criteria

  • C1: Provide a brief overview of the program, project, procurement, or contract management approach being nominated. Include a description of how the challenges and/ or opportunities influenced the approach taken.
    Please note the Commissioning approach for community services can be considered a program for the purposes of this award.
  • C2: Describe how the nominee has shown high quality, best practice, innovative, and fit for purpose procurement or contract management. Consider elements such as: strategy, market analysis (including regional challenges), risk management, stakeholder management and consultation, process design, program integration, capability and capacity building, service co-design, planning and execution.
  • C3:  Outline how the program or project and the procurement, or contract management approach achieved value for money and has driven improved outcomes for the agency(s), community and/or government objectives, e.g., social procurement outcomes.
  • C4: Provide stakeholder testimonials which demonstrate that the stakeholders are highly satisfied with the procurement or contract management and its impact.

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