VIC/TAS Awards Submissions

Welcome, to the VIC/TAS Awards Submissions! Here you can review this years PLA Awards of Excellence Submissions. If you have any enquiries about the awards, please feel free to reach out to the National Office team.

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Orana Community Place

Community Facility of the Year Award

VIC/TAS

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Submitting Organisation:

City of Casey

Overview:

Orana Community Place is the result of a successful partnership that enabled us to provide a valuable community facility much earlier than is usually possible in newly built areas. Opening in 2023, this state-of-the-art hub is home to playgroups, school holiday programs, social groups, wellness activities and a café that has become the heart of the community. The project aimed to deliver an interim community hub and early years facility in the growth corridor, facilitating a greater sense of community connection, ability to access health and wellbeing programs, and early years services sooner.


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Henry Turner South Reserve Pavilion Redevelopment

Community Facility of the Year Award

VIC/TAS

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Submitting Organisation:

Maribyrnong City Council

Overview:

Co-designed with our community, the new state-of-the-art multipurpose community pavilion at Henry Turner South Reserve in Footscray, replaces the outdated and flood impacted former building. Future proofed to mitigate flood threats, with universal design principles at the forefront, the state-of-the-art facilities deliver an accessible and gender equitable place supporting the growing needs of the local sporting community while also providing flexible spaces for use by the wider community. To ensure that Pavilion usage is maximised, an innovative Facility Management Plan has been implemented.


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Murrumbeena Park Community Hub

Community Facility of the Year Award

VIC/TAS

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Submitting Organisation:

Glen Eira City Council

Overview:

Murrumbeena Park Community Hub is a multi-use, inclusive and accessible community facility that meets the growing needs of the tenant sports clubs while also providing opportunities for socialisation and connectivity for community groups and the broader community. The fit for purpose and architecturally designed facility achieves best practice in environmentally sustainable design and will set the benchmark for community facility design into the future.


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Healthy Futures Hub

Community Facility of the Year Award

VIC/TAS

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Submitting Organisation:

Frankston City Council

Overview:

The Healthy Futures Hub emerges as a transformative space, strategically uniting community collaborators with a shared dedication to fostering social, economic, and accessibility advancements in local communities. With a focus spanning disability, health, aged care, community sport, and education, this visionary initiative has undergone a significant $5.6M refurbishment led by Frankston City Council, the asset owner. In collaboration with the long-term lease holder, St Kilda Football Club, the former elite training facility has been reborn, poised to become a multipurpose facility with a commi


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East Gippsland Gymnastics Centre

Community Facility of the Year Award

VIC/TAS

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Submitting Organisation:

East Gippsland Shire Council

Overview:

The East Gippsland Gymnastics Club had outgrown its home of seventeen years. This project evolved from an evidence based strategic planning project undertaken by Council into a co-designed and co-delivered project between the club and Council.


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Designing elite soccer Fields of Play for The Home of Matildas

Community Facility of the Year Award

VIC/TAS

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Submitting Organisation:

SPORTENG

Overview:

The Home of Matildas is more than a training ground; it's an iconic symbol of soccer excellence. Named in honor of the Matildas, Australia's national women's soccer team, the facility represents a legacy of pride and passion. Beyond raising the bar for soccer standards, it serves as a hub of empowerment, nurturing dreams and fostering community connection. With a focus on excellence, the Home of Matildas is not just a venue; it's a testament to the enduring spirit and identity of Australian soccer on the world stage.


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