Local Government Awards (Honours Program)

The annual Local Government Honours Program recognises and celebrates the outstanding achievements and lasting contributions made by Elected Members and employees to their respective Councils, the Local Government sector, WALGA and the wider community.

Nominations for the 2024 Local Government Awards now open!

The Awards recognises and celebrates the outstanding achievements and lasting contributions made by Elected Members and employees to their respective Councils, the Local Government sector and the wider community.

There are six awards in 2024:

  • Local Government Medal 
    • recognises exceptional service, outstanding achievements and significant contributions to WALGA, Local Government and/or the Local Government sector.
  • Life Membership 
    • recognises outstanding service to WALGA and/or the Local Government sector and distinguished contributions to the community.
  • Eminent Service Award 
    • recognises eminent service and distinguished contributions to WALGA, Local Government and/or the Local Government sector.
  • Merit Award
    • recognises notable contributions to WALGA, Local Government and/or the Local Government sector.
  • Local Government Distinguished Officer Award 
    • recognises outstanding contributions by Local Government officers to the Local Government sector.
  • Troy Pickard Young Achievers Award
    • recognises those aged 35 years or younger for notable contributions and commitment to Local Government and demonstrated potential for professional success.

Nominations close at 5pm on Friday, 31 May 2024.

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Contact us

For enquiries or to submit your nominations, please contact Meghan Dwyer, Executive Officer Governance by emailing below. 

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