Premier’s Awards 2012 ceremony
23 November 2012
The Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management were presented in a twilight ceremony on Thursday 22 November 2012 in the Premier’s new cabinet rooms.
This year’s field was extremely competitive with 51 applications received.
Congratulations to this year’s winner the Department of Training and Workforce Development for their Joining the dots: Aboriginal workforce development centres.
Six category winners and 12 finialists were presented with their Premier’s Awards certificates. The categories seek to reflect the goals and aims of the Government.
Improving Indigenous outcomes
|Winner:||Department of Training and Workforce Development for Joining the dots: Aboriginal workforce development centres|
|Finalist:||Department of Environment and Conservation for The partnership between the Miriuwung and Gajerrong peoples and the Department of Environment and Conservation|
|Finalist:||Department of Housing for Building homes, creating futures - leveraging cross government partnerships for housing construction to build sustainable skill|
Developing the economy
|Winner:||City Fremantle for Economic development strategy 2011 – 2015|
|Finalist:||Department of Housing for Affordable housing call for submissions|
|Finalist:||Fremantle Port Authority for Inner Harbour deepening and berth works|
|Winner:||Department of Finance for Sustainable funding and contracting reform initiative|
|Finalist:||Department of Local Government for Integrated planning and reporting for local government in Western Australia|
|Finalist:||Western Power, Department of Planning, and Western Australian Land Information Authority (Landgate) for Network capacity mapping tool|
Managing the environment
|Winner:||Department of Fisheries for Aquatic biosecurity program|
|Finalist:||Department of Environment and Conservation for Waste wise schools program – Sustainable education for the ‘3Rs’ in schools|
|Finalist:||Swan River Trust for Riverbank program and grants scheme|
Revitilising the regions
|Winner:||WA Country Health Services, Department of Regional Development and Lands, BHP Billiton Iron Ore, Chevron Australia Pty Ltd, Rio Tinto, and Woodside Energy for Joint partnership initiative of the Pilbara Industry’s Community Council and the WA Country Health Service|
|Finalist:||Department of Regional Development and Lands for Transformation of telecentres to community resource centres|
|Finalist:||Great Southern Development Commission, Perth International Arts Festival, University of Western Australia, and Lotterywest for Great Southern festival|
Strengthening families and communities
|Winner:||Department of Finance for Fremantle Prison heritage and visitor services|
|Finalist:||City of Cockburn for Cockburn community fund|
|Finalist:||Department of Health for Multi-systemic therapy program|
Details of the finalist and winner projects can be found at www.publicsector.wa.gov.au/news-events/premiers-awards/recognised-excellence
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