Federal Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government, the Hon Simon Crean MP, announced the winners for the 2012 National Awards for Local Governments on 19 April 2012.
The 27 category winners were judged by independent judging panels and include 11 winners from small councils with fewer than 15 000 rateable properties.
In the category Asset and Financial Management, sponsored by the Australian Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts & Sport, the Gold Coast City Council (GCCC) was commended in its Long Term Pavement Performance Study for SEQ with Logan City Council and Redlands City Council.
The category winners will now be considered for the overall 2012 National Awards for Excellence in Local Government which will be announced at a special presentation in late June. For further information please visit the Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts & Sport website.