Awards and citations

A list of awards and citations received by Clarence Valey Council

Clarence Valley Council has been recoginised with a number of awards and citations.

Winner Government Communications Australia Conference 2015 - Best Marketing/Public Relations Campaign - Shire/Rural Council. Read more ...
Winner NSW Public Libraries Association - Excellence in Marketing Award.  Read more ...
Winner National Awards for Local Government 2014 - Promoting Indigenous Recognition category -Three Mobs One River Learning Kit.  Read more...
Winner Australian Institute of Landscape Architects Award 2012 - CLOUSTON Associates - Clarence River Way Masterplan.  Read more...
Winner ENVIRO Innovation in Sustainable award 2012 - Northern Rivers Food Links project.  Read more...
Winner National Awards for Local Government 2012 - Regional Collaboration Award - Clarence Valley Education Forum.  Read more...
Winner National Awards for Local Government 2012 Engaging and Strengthening Indigenous Communities - Fresh Start initiative.  Read more...
Winner North Coast Regional Awards for Clean Beach - Overall Clean Beach, Water Conservation and Community & Partnerships Action Awards - Brooms Head Beach.  Read more...
Winner IMAGinE Award 2011 - Collection Management Award - Grafton Regional Gallery Collection Online Project
Highly Commended IMAGinE Award 2011 - Education and Audience Development section - Grafton Regional Gallery
Winner North Coast Tourism Awards 2011 - New Tourism Development - Clarence River Way
Winner Buerckner Local Government Weed Professional Award for 2011 - Chris Clausen, Senior Weed Officer - outstanding contribution to on ground control of weeds in NSW. Read more..
Winner Engineers Australia Newcastle Division 2010 Regional Engineering Excellence Award - Grafton Maclean Lawrence Townsend Ilarwill Sewerage Project.
Commendation Planning Institute of Australia Awards - Social and Community Based Planning category - Affordable Housing.
Winner Division B LGSA Excellence in Environment Awards - Energy Saving & Climate Change Adaptation / Mitigation - CVC's 'Taking Action on Climate Change' Package
Winner Division B LGSA Excellence in Environment Awards - Natural Environment Protection and Enhancement: On-ground Works - Lake Wooloweyah Erosion Control Project
Winner NSW Planning Institute (PIA) Awards for Excellence - Excellence Award Social and Community Based Planning and co-winner of President's Award - Affordable Housing Strategy. Read more...
Winner Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) - NSW Project Management Achievement Award in the "Regional Development" Category - Project Management of the Grafton Maclean Lawrence Townsend Ilarwill Sewerage augmentation
Silver Medal 2010 Country Link North Coast Tourism Awards Silver Medal for excellence in heritage and cultural tourism.
Highly Commended 2010 Heart Foundation Local Government Awards Highly Commended - Programs and Policies that Reduce Exposure to Tobacco - Smoke Free Outdoor Areas Policy.
Winner 2010 International Water Association - Project Innovation Award - The Clarence Valley Coffs Harbour Regional Water Supply (CVCHWS) Strategy. Read more...
Top 25 2009 Australasia's Top 25 Ecological restoration projects by the Global Restoration Network, a project of the Society for Ecological Restoration International - "The Clarence Floodplain Project".
Winner 2009 Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) with the NSW Project Management Achievement Award - Project Manager - Geoff Gorton from NSW Public Works, Project Manager of Clarence Valley Council's Sewerage Augmentation program
Winner 2008 National Awards for Local Government - National Award for Excellence - "The Clarence Floodplain Project - Reviving Floodplain Watercourses and Wetlands
Category Winner 2008 National Awards for Local Government - Natural Resource Management - "The Clarence Floodplain Project - Reviving Floodplain Watercourses and Wetlands"
Category Winner 2008 National Awards for Local Government - Youth Engagement - Clarence Valley Youth Summer Events Program
Commendation 2008 National Awards for Local Government - Innovation in Regional Development - Clarence Edge
Category Winner Energy Australia National Trust Heritage Award - Grafton Heritage Trail
Winner 2007 Local Government and Shires Association Excellence in the Environment Awards - Clarence won the Division B of the Awards for its Sustainability Initiative, and then was successful as the overall winner.
Finalist 2007 Banksia Environmental Award - Local Government Category - The Clarence Floodplain Project - Reviving floodplain watercourses and wetlands
Joint Division B Winner 2006 LGSA Local Government Excellence Awards in Environment Awards - Returning the Tides to Poverty Creek - November 2006
Winner IPWEA Works Supervisors Group - OHS Implementation Award 2006 for 'Safe Operating Procedure #19 - Use of plant and equipment during RFS Operations' - Awarded October 2006
Finalist WorkCover Safety Awards 2006 - for 'Safe Operating Procedure #19 - Use of plant and equipment during RFS Operations' - Awarded September 2006
Commendation Statewide Mutual Risk Management Excellence Awards - for 'Safe Operating Procedure #19 - Use of plant and equipment during RFS Operations' - Awarded August 2006
Category Winner DOTARS 2006 National Awards for Local Government - Information Technology - 'Life in the Engine Room' - August 2006
Category Winner DOTARS 2006 National Awards for Local Government - Asset Management - Shannon Creek Regional Water Supply Project - August 2006
Winner Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia (NSW Division) - IPWEA Engineering Excellence Awards 2006, OHS for 'Safe Operating Procedure #19 - Use of plant and equipment during RFS Operations' Awarded May 2006
  Australian Institute of Project Management - State & National Award - Gary Kennedy, Project Manager, Regional Water Supply Project (Dept of Commerce, October 2005)
Highly Commended 2004 National Awards for Local Government - Integrating Biodiversity Conservation into Planning and Management - The Clarence Floodplain Project
Winner LGSA Cultural Award for Cultural Infrastructure - Grafton Regional Gallery - May 2005
Winner Division B and Category Winner 2003/04 Local Government and Shires Associations of NSW Excellence in the Environment Awards - Water Quality/Catchment Management Award - The Clarence Floodplain Project.

 

 

 

 

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