The Achievement Awards aim to recognise individual and organisational excellence in public service.

Who can Nominate

Current Individual or Corporate members of the WA Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA WA) can nominate an individual or organisation per the nomination criteria (find out more on becoming a member).

These Awards are open to any employee or organisation (as applicable) that works in Western Australia in any tier of the public service including; Local, State, or Federal Government, the Not-for-Profit sector and Academic sectors.

Benefits of Nominating

Entering the Achievement Awards provides you with the opportunity to:

  • Highlight your commitment to best practice in public service in WA
  • Showcase a project, initiative or program that demonstrates leadership and contribution to your workplace
  • Gain recognition for your team’s achievements; and
  • Increase awareness of ‘best practice’ across the public service and the broader community.

There are a total of 15 Awards, ten open to individuals and five best practice awards for organisations.


View the Judging Panel list here.

Click here to view Award Categories.

Click here to view How to Nominate.

Sponsorship Opportunity

There are limited opportunities to sponsor an Award category. Please contact us for further information.