2018 National Awards for Excellence Finalists

The Stormwater National Awards for Excellence will be held on the evening of Wednesday, 10th October, 2018 in the Millennium Ballroom, ANZ Stadium from 7.00 pm to 11.00 pm.  Dinner tickets are available at $130.00 per person.

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Under the Awards for Excellence protocol adopted nationally by Stormwater Australia, the winners for the State Awards for Excellence become national finalists for the 2018 Stormwater Australia Awards for Excellence.  The National Awards are held every two years, and the 2018 Awards for Excellence will be announced on the evening of Wednesday, 10th October, in the Millennium Ballroom at ANZ Stadium, Homebush Bay, NSW.

The preceding two years of State award winners (2017 and 2018) will be eligible for the National Awards in 2018.

The 2018 National Awards for Excellence Finalists are:

National Awards for Excellence in Asset Management

Renewal of City of Casey Water Sensitive Urban Design Assets & Gross Pollutant Traps
City of Casey, E2DesignLab, Stormy Water Solutions, Optimal Stormwater and Felix Botanica, VIC

Powells Creek Naturalisation Project
Sydney Water, NSW

Ipswich City Council Green Asset Project
Engeny Water Management and Ipswich City Council, QLD

City of Onkaparinga Urban Creek Recovery Project
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board with Australian Government National Landcare Program and City of Onkaparinga, SA


National Awards for Excellence in Infrastructure

Booran Reserve: Glen Eira City Council
Melbourne Water and Recreation Victoria, VIC

City of Cockburn for Adventure World Carpark Redesign
Forth Consulting Engineers and Adventure World, WA

Angus Creek Stormwater Harvesting and Reuse Scheme
Blacktown City Council, NSW

Nursery Road Waterway Rehabilitation Project
Queensland Department of Education and Brisbane City Council, QLD

Waterfall Creek Rehabilitation Project – Glade Crescent Wetland
City of Marion with Southfront, SA


National Awards for Excellence in Integrated Stormwater Design

Gippsland Heavy Industrial Wetlands
Latrobe City Council and the Victorian State Government, VIC

Kirkham Rise Estate Integrated Stormwater Strategy
Australian Wetlands Consulting, Pricewaterhouse Cooper, Greater West Landscapes and Northrop Consulting Engineers, NSW

Coorparoo Creek Park Project
Brisbane City Council, QLD

Urbaqua for Neerigen Brook North Living Stream
Urbaqua, Urban Quarter, Cossill & Webley and Emerge Associates, WA

Wangal Park: Where Stormwater Creates Liveability
Burwood Council, Alluvium Consulting, McGregor-Coxall, Dragonfly Environmental, Glascott Landscape & Civil and Neverstop Water, NSW

Extreme Wetland Makeover – Multiple Benefits at Mountain View Reserve, Penrith Penrith City Council, Alluvium, the Australian Government and the NSW Department of Planning and Environment, NSW

Holland Street Upgrade – An Integrated Design for a Past, Present and Future History
City of West Torrens, SA


National Awards for Excellence in Policy or Education

Kingston Stormwater Quality In-lieu Contributions Scheme
City of Kingston, Melbourne Water and DELWP, DesignFlow and Marsden Jacob Associates, VIC

The Blacktown Developer Toolkit for Water Sensitive Urban Design
Blacktown City Council, NSW

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation for 2015-17 Light Industry Program
National Landcare Program, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Department of Water and Environmental Regulation and the City of Bayswater, City of Belmont, City of Canning, City of Gosnells, City of Melville, City of Swan, and Town of Bassendean, WA

Improving Water Sensitive Design Development Control Plan and Guidelines Through Meaningful Collaboration
MidCoast Council and Alluvium, NSW

Practical Application of the Australian Rainfall & Runoff 2016 Conference Series
Urban Environmental Solutions, Rocla and Social Ocean, QLD

A Stormy Classroom
Flagstaff Hill R-7 School, DesignFlow, Natural Resources Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges, Department for Environment and Water, Environment Protection Authority and Tremain Jak, SA


National Awards for Excellence in Research and Innovation

Lincoln Square Flood Mitigation and Stormwater Harvesting – Purge Analysis
Storm Consulting and City of Melbourne, VIC

Australian Rainfall & Runoff 2016 Software Implementation
Innovyze, QLD

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation for Performance of Two Urban Stormwater Biofilters in an Area with Seasonally High Groundwater
University of Western Australia, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, CRC for Water Sensitive Cities, and State NRM Office, WA

Flash Flood Forecasting – The dream has now become a reality
Ipswich City Council, Bureau of Meteorology and Advsian, QLD

Today’s Research, Tomorrow’s Prosperity and Well-being
City of Mitcham, SA


National Awards for Excellence in Strategic or Master Planning

Shaping Our Water Future: Ballarat City Integrated Water Management Plan E2DesignLab, Central Highlands Water, City of Ballarat, Corangamite CMA, DELWP, E2Designlab, RMCG, ELM, VIC

ACT Healthy Waterways: Delivering City-wide Stormwater Quality Improvement
Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate, ACT and Australian Government, NSW

Townsville Regional Stormwater Strategy
Bligh Tanner, Townsville Council, Ethos Urban and AWC, QLD

Coterra Environment for Rosehill Waters – Stage 1
Noahs Rosehill Waters, Urbis and Pritchard Francis, WA

Multistage Development of Georges Riverkeeper Strategic Plan 2018-2022
Georges Riverkeeper and its member councils – Bayside Council, Campbelltown City Council, City of Canterbury-Bankstown, Fairfield City Council, Georges River Council, Liverpool City Council, Sutherland Shire Council and Wollondilly Shire Council, NSW

Walloon Waterlea Estate – Integrated Stormwater Management Strategy
Premise, RBG Services, Ipswich City Council and Tract, QLD

Environmental Stormwater Master Planning for the Newenham Development, Mount Barker
Wallbridge Gilbert Aztec with Burke Urban Group, SA