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IAP2 Australasia: Entries for the 2020 Core Values Awards are now open

Thursday, February 6, 2020  
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Core Values Awards 2020


Will 2020 be your year in the spotlight?

The IAP2 Australasia 2020 Core Values Awards program is now open for entries. The premier Core Values Awards recognise and encourage projects and organisations that are at the forefront of public participation. The awards were created to encourage excellence, quality and innovation in public participation.

In 2019, we saw some outstanding projects at the forefront of community and stakeholder engagement in Australasia. You can discover more about the winners in the 2019 Showcase of Core Values Awards. Will this year be your year to shine?

In 2020, IAP2 Australasia and IAP2 International is offering three major awards:

  • Project of the Year
  • Organisation of the Year
  • Research Project of the Year

IAP2 Australasia will also award eight Project Category Awards, from which the winner of Project of the Year will be chosen:

  • Planning
  • Infrastructure (Planning and Design)
  • Infrastructure (Construction)
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Disaster and Emergency Services
  • Community Development
  • Indigenous
In addition, there will also be three special awards:
  • Smart Budget
  • Advocating for Engagement
  • Judges' Encouragement Award
Applications for the 2020 Awards are open until 4:30pm (AEST) Monday, 6 April 2020.

To enter, the first step is to download the 2020 Core Values Awards Entry Kit.

The second step is to 
create an account in the SM Apply submission system here.(If you submitted an entry in 2019, you may already have an account set up).

You may also find this link to SM Apply FAQs helpful if you are having any difficulty accessing or setting up your SM Apply account.

For further information, visit the IAP2 Australasia 2020 Core Values Awards page or contact