Community Engagement Recognition and Awards

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International Association for Public Participation  (IAP2) Core Values Awards 2015

In October 2015 the City won the IAP2 Smart Budget Award for its two part Community Summit, a participatory budgeting workshop series held to develop a priority list of non-mandatory services.  Changes in the external environment impacting on the Budget necessitated a further review of services with a focus on reducing the level of non-mandatory services provided by the City.

International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Core Value Awards 2014

In 2013/14 the City undertook two Community Panel Participatory Budgeting Projects in partnership with Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute regarding the  10 Year Capital Works Plan and the Range and Level of Services the City provides.  The partnership won the "Best Research Award" and the "Australasian Project of the Year".  The City and CUSP were joint winners of the "Planning" category award.

2029 and Beyond Project

United Nations International Liveable Communities Award ‘LIVCOM’ 2011

In November 2011 the City was announced "World Winner for Community Participation and Engagement". We received Silver for Category B “Whole of Cities” Award and at the 2011 LIVCOM Awards, a United Nations backed competition to find the most liveable community on the planet.

The Reinhard Mohn Prize 2011

The 2029 and Beyond Project secured international acclaim when it was selected as one of seven finalists in the Reinhard Mohn Prize 2011 for “Vitalizing Democracy Through Participation”. The City finished 5th overall.

2011 Premier’s Award for Excellence in Public Sector Management

In November 2011, the City and the 2029 and Beyond Project was short listed as one of the finalists in the “Improving Government” category for the 2011 Premier’s Award for Excellence in Public Sector Management.