Outstanding Individual Contribution

This award acknowledges outstanding staff within councils who have fostered and further communication.

This person:

  • Contributes ideas, creativity and leadership
  • Displays diplomacy, innovation and respect for the position they hold and the stakeholders around them
  • Leads by example and is admired within their field


  • Communications and events staff within NSW councils
  • Must be in their position for no less than two years
  • Can be self-nominated or nominated by another party

Entry is open to NSW councils and county councils who are members of LGNSW are eligible to enter. 

Judging Criteria

To be eligible, submissions must address each of the criteria listed below:

1. Achievements

  • Description of positions held within current council and achievements. Note this is not a resume
  • Maximum 500 words

2. Body of work

  • Description of substantive body of work
  • Maximum 500 words

3. Impact

  • Description of the impact this individual has had on internal and external stakeholders
  • Maximum 250 words

4. Innovation

  • Description of innovative contribution
  • Maximum 250 words


  • Online submission
  • 2 images of events or projects completed relating to your submission. At least one photo must be a head shot of the nominee.