2018 Premier's Awards for Excellence

The Premier’s Awards for Excellence acknowledge the exemplary work by individuals and teams across the Queensland public sector, and recognise the outstanding initiatives being developed and delivered for the benefit of all Queenslanders.

Recipients of the 2018 Premier’s Awards for Excellence were announced at a ceremony in Brisbane on Monday 19 November 2018.

Congratulations to the 2018 award recipients:

Customer focus

Putting customers first through a commitment to excellence in customer focus and service.


Inspiring innovation and efficiency through leading by example.


Empowering people through excellence in leadership, collaboration and team development.


Cultivating a high-performing and professional workforce.


Fostering a culture of sustainability.

Premier’s award

The overall Premier’s award was presented to an outstanding team, individual or initiative.

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2018 awards sponsors

The Premier’s Awards for Excellence is an initiative of the Queensland Government through the Department of the Premier and Cabinet. The 2018 awards were proudly supported by:


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Life Sciences Queensland Limited (LSQ)

LSQ is a Queensland-based organisation bringing together industry stakeholders to innovate and grow their businesses to create a dynamic, competitive and sustainable life sciences industry.

Life Sciences Queensland (LSQ)

Griffith Business School

Griffith Business School delivers outstanding education and  research which prepares tomorrow’s globally responsible leaders for success.

Griffith Business School

Queensland Treasury Corporation

As  the government’s central financing authority, Queensland Treasury Corporation  plays a pivotal role in securing Queensland’s financial success, by providing  financial services that deliver outcomes for the whole state.

Queensland Treasury Corporation

ERM Power

ERM Power operates electricity sales, generation and energy solutions businesses, and is the second largest electricity provider to commercial and industrials in Australia by load.

ERM Power

For more information or to express your interest in the 2019 program, contact Events Coordination, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, by email or phone 07 3003 9200.