2019 Local Government Policy Awards

2019 Local Government Policy Awards

Children • Health • Environment


To download the 2019 Showcase click the image above.
2019 Overall Metropolitan Winner – City of Swan


41 Local Governments nominated in the 2019 awards with 6 first time entrants. The awards were presented by Minister David Templeman at The Perth Convention Centre alongside the WALGA Convention before over150 Mayors, Elected Members, Local Government Representatives and supporters.

The City of Swan was the  Overall winner, entering 9 out of 11 categories, also receiving awards in the Planning Healthy Communities, Healthy Food and Young People Making a Difference in Communities categories.

The City of Busselton won the Regional Award excelling in each category entered and should be congratulated on their strong focus on children’s health and the environment.


Category Shire
Aboriginal Child Health  
Commendable Shire of Murray
Winner Shire of Laverton
Action on Alcohol  
Joint Winners City of Armadale
  City of Gosnells
  City of Canning
Child Health & Development  
Commendable Shire of Katanning
Winner Shire of Laverton
Planning Healthy Communities for Children  
Joint Winners City of Greater Geraldton
  City of Swan
Smoke free Environments  
Commendable City of Albany
Winner City of Armadale
Shade in Public Places  
Winner City of Perth
Healthy Food  
Commendable City of Swan
Winner City of Armadale
Children’s Consultation  
Commendable Shire of Mundaring
Winner City of Stirling
Climate Change  
Commendable City of Kwinana
Winner City of Bayswater
Environments Promoting Physical Activity  
Joint Commendable Shire of Lake Grace
  Shire of Capel
Winner Town of Bassendean
Young People Making a Difference in Communities  
Commendable City of  Swan
Winner Shire of Augusta Margaret River