About the Awards

The Local Government Professionals Australia, SA Leadership Excellence Awards Program recognises outstanding achievement and innovation in local government.  The association is pleased to present a program that not only recognises excellence, but contributes to the advancement and improvement of local government as a sector.


The overall aim of the Local Government Professionals Australia, SA Leadership Excellence Awards is to:

  • Raise the standard and quality of local government leadership and management across local government in South Australia.
  • Raise the profile of local government professionals
  • Recognise excellence demonstrated by local government professionals
  • Facilitate connections and sharing across local government

Benefits of nominating

The many benefits of being an Award nominee include:
  • Recognition of leadership, innovation, excellence and effort.
  • Boosting the pride and motivation of employees
  • Making network connections and sharing achievements with other local government entities
  • Reflecting on the goals, strategies and vision that led to the success of the project and using those insights to drive even greater success in the future
  • Showcasing the work of local government professionals and the sector
  • Public acknowledgment of finalists

Key Dates

The 2019 Leadership Excellence Gala Awards Dinner was held on Friday 17 May 2019  at the Adelaide Convention Centre.


> Download the Call for Nominations Brochure

> Download Data Collection form - Emerging Leader of the Year

> Download Data Collection form - all other categories 

> Download media kit for councils 

> Download media kit for sponsors 


For more information or to become an award or event partner please contact Rhiannon Grebenshikoff


Rhiannon Grebenshikoff
Manager Operations, Events and Partnerships

  e: admin@lgprofessionalssa.org.au
  p: 08 8291 7995

Past Award Winners

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Mailing Address:  5 Hauteville Tce EASTWOOD   Phone: 8291-7990   Fax: 8451-1568   E-mail: admin@lgprofessionalssa.org.au

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