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Premier's Awards for Excellence

The Premier’s Awards for Excellence recognises the exceptional work of individuals, initiatives and teams in driving and implementing change across the Queensland public sector and our state.

The 2020 Premier’s Awards for Excellence recipients are:

Create jobs in a strong economy

Proudly supported by Queensland Treasury Corporation.

Supporting Queensland economies and communities through creating jobs, increasing private sector investment and engaging young Queenslanders in education, training or work.

Give all our children a great start

Proudly supported by The University of Queensland.

Taking action to give our children strong foundations to support positive health and wellbeing which will enable them to be productive members of society and equipped for the challenges of the future.

Keep Queenslanders healthy

Proudly supported by QSuper.

Focusing on prevention and early intervention strategies that promote a healthy body and healthy mind to drive benefits to individuals, the health system and economy.

Keep communities safe

Proudly supported by Holding Redlich.

Contributing towards breaking the cycle of crime and violence and working with communities to ensure families and individuals can enjoy their homes and neighbourhoods safely.

Protect the Great Barrier Reef

Protecting the environmental, social and economic value of the Reef to cultivate this World Heritage icon for current and future generations.

Be a responsive government

Proudly supported by Griffith Business School.

Be a responsive government, committed to excellence in customer service and service delivery.

Premier's Award for Excellence

An overall Premier’s Award for Excellence was also awarded to a team or initiative who displayed exemplary leadership during the response and recovery to COVID-19.

Premier’s Special Commendation Award


Sponsors of the 2020 Premier's Awards for Excellence

The Premier’s Awards for Excellence is an initiative of the Queensland Government through the Department of the Premier and Cabinet. The 2020 Awards were proudly supported by:

Create jobs in a strong economy

Proudly supported by Queensland Treasury Corporation.

At QTC, we work together to drive financial improvements across the state’s multi‑billion dollar balance sheet. We do this in the way that we manage the State’s funding program, financial data, liquidity and financial risk; and in the way innovate, transform and lead on projects that enhance Queensland’s economic and financial future.

Queensland Treasury Corporation

Give all our children a great start

Proudly supported by The University of Queensland.

The University of Queensland has a strong focus on teaching excellence, having won more national teaching awards than any other university in Australia. More than 53,600 current students, including 18,000 international students, contribute to a diverse, inclusive community across UQ’s three beautiful campuses.

University of Queensland

Keep Queenslanders healthy

Proudly supported by QSuper.

QSuper is one of Queensland’s largest superannuation funds with an outstanding reputation and focus on strong investment performance and member satisfaction.

Named 2020 Best Balanced Super Product by Money Magazine, QSuper is a profit-for-members fund, which means everything QSuper strives for is to benefit members.

QSuper 

Keep communities safe

Proudly supported by Holding Redlich.

Leading national law firm, Holding Redlich is a trusted adviser to the Queensland Government, providing strategic and outcome focussed legal advice to Queensland Government departments and statutory authorities.

logo of Holding Redlich 

Be a responsive government

Proudly supported by Griffith Business School.

The Griffith Business School is a leader in public sector education and internationally recognised research in the fields of governance, public policy and public administration. Through our dedicated research centres and the Policy Innovation Hub, our researchers work closely and collaboratively with government, industry and community in support and for the betterment of Queensland and Queenslanders.

Griffith Business School

For more information contact Events and Engagement, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, by email or phone 07 3003 9200.