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Local Government Managers Australia is delighted to present a programme which acknowledges and celebrates the outstanding work undertaken by local governments across Queensland.  

The LGMA Awards for Excellence recognise the best of local government initiatives in the state, noting the differing environments and communities that local government serves.  

Congratulations to all nominees and special congratulations to the category winners, well done and well deserved! The quality of applications in the various categories highlights the dedication and innovation shown by council staff and teams working in the sector.

AWARD WINNERS for 2022 included:

Innovation – City of Ipswich – Children’s Library – proudly supported by King and Company Solicitors

Workplace Wellbeing – Sunshine Coast Council – Zero Lost Time Injuries in Civil Construction – proudly supported by NB Lawyers

Community Shaping – Western Downs Regional Council – Wandoan Soldier Settler Scheme – proudly supported by Preston Law

Sustainability – City of Logan – Net Zero and Next Gen Climate Resilient Council – proudly supported by Yurika

Collaboration – Balonne Shire Council The Hub– proudly supported by the Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning

Teamwork – Redland City Council – Light Touch Service Reviews – proudly supported by Gadens

Doing More with Less – Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council - AI Material Recovery Facility – proudly supported by King and Company Solicitors

Above and Beyond – Sebastien Martin (City of Logan) – proudly supported by LGIAsuper

Finalists included:


AI Material Recovery Facility – Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council

Moreton Says – Moreton Bay Regional Council

Mosquito Treatment Drone Trial – Redland City Council

Workplace Wellbeing

Staff Wellbeing Week – Quilpie Shire Council

Wellbeing Programme – Mt Isa City Council

Community Shaping

Atherton Men’s Shed Physical Activity Programme – Tablelands Regional Council

Cooktown and Cape York Expo 2021 – The Rising Tide – Cook Shire Council

Ipswich Central Partnership – Ipswich City Council


Labrador Illegal Dumping Programme – City of Gold Coast

Recreation Parks Plan 2021-2031 – Sunshine Coast Council


Beachmere Shoreline Management Project – Moreton Bay Regional Council

Local Laws Review Project – Moreton Bay Regional Council

Philip Street Communities and Families Precinct – Gladstone Regional Council


Fa├žade Improvement Programme – City of Ipswich

Ground up COVID Recovery Plan – Sunshine Coast Council

Doing More With Less (Category 1 Councils)

Elders and Vulnerable Person’s Disaster Information Initiative – Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council

Thank you to our suppliers: 

State Library of Queensland - SLQ venue hire

Photography by Lucas Dias - snapsbylucas - see Facebook 

Caterer - Ab. Fab. Catering 

Please view the Awards Magazine below to see all of the 2022 Award Nominations - some truly outstanding projects.  Congratulations to all Queensland councils.

Thank you to the Corporate Partners supporting the 2022 Awards for Excellence

Awards for Excellence 2022 - Live Stream.

About the Awards

As an association of managers and aspiring managers in local government, LGMA is committed to the development and improvement of local government management in Queensland.  We are also committed to maintaining high professional and ethical standards throughout the profession, ensuring that our members are at the forefront of innovation and change.   One of the ways we support councils and individual officers in achieving excellence is through the Local Government Awards for Excellence programme offered annually across Queensland councils.


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