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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.

Nominations were accepted across six categories that aligned with Our Future State: Advancing Queensland’s Priorities, especially in the response and recovery to COVID-19:

  • Create jobs in a strong economy
  • Give all our children a great start
  • Keep Queenslanders healthy
  • Keep communities safe
  • Protect the Great Barrier Reef
  • Be a responsive government.

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

Nominations have now closed. Winners will be announced in late 2020.

Sponsors of the 2020 Premier's Awards for Excellence

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.