Award Year: 2023

The National Finalists showcase the excellent work of parks and leisure professionals who deliver enormous benefit to our communities. Finalists have been announced at events held across the country and national winners will be announced at the prestigious Awards of Excellence Gala dinner on Tuesday, 24 October 2023 in the magnificent William Magarey Room of Adelaide Oval

City of Gold Coast

Peninsula Playground, Broadwater Parklands. The vision for the Peninsula Playground is centred on the unique setting, delivering a multi-faceted, deeply layered design outcome which is drawn from the unique Broadwater […]

Livvi’s Place at Goorimahbah – Place of Stories. Tweed’s new regional inclusive playspace is for children of all ages, abilities and cultures. The playspace puts inclusion and cultural connection at […]

The Intergenerational Parks for Active Communities: Design Guide includes evidence-based recommendations and design ideas to provide designers and community decision-makers with creative and meaningful ways to entice people to parks, […]

Social Impacts of the Australian Aquatic Industry. This research project involved a collaboration between Swinburne University and Royal Life Saving Association of Australia. The research explored and reported on the […]

Recreational Facilities for BMX and MTB Strategy. A Shire-wide MTB and BMX Strategy that established a balanced, strategic approach to the provision, resourcing, development and management of facilities, with support […]

Community collaboration to a greener town. The Town of Victoria Park’s Urban Forest Program draws together a diverse range of desired outcomes into a cohesive program, incrementally increasing the Town’s […]

The Hillview Hub Master Plan is a comprehensive plan that outlined the redevelopment of a neighbourhood hub in the suburb of Bentley.

Koolambidi Woola is an iconic youth precinct that serves as a gateway to the City of Bunbury and provides a space that privileges the needs of young people, while also […]

City of Marion Open Space Framework. The City of Marion’s Open Space Framework sets a long term plan to develop, renew and improve open space. This innovative Framework has been […]

Romsey Ecotherapy Park – A Community Vision Realised. The Romsey Ecotherapy Park is the culmination of 14-year community journey to develop a regionally significant all ages and abilities play and […]