Entries for the 2018 Stormwater Queensland Awards for Excellence are now invited.

Entries are not constrained by project or organisation size and will be judged on their merits.

Closing Date for Entries: 5pm Friday 27 July 2018.

Stormwater Queensland is conducting the 2018 Awards for Excellence to encourage and celebrate excellence in the innovation, development, completion and management of stormwater projects and the people involved.

The 2018 Stormwater Queensland Awards for Excellence will be presented at a Celebration Dinner to be held on the evening of Wednesday 29th August 2018 at the Sky Room, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, following a Stormwater Queensland Workshop. Attendance at the Awards Presentation is encouraged but is not a requirement of entry.

Why Should You Enter?

There are many benefits of winning a Stormwater Queensland Award for Excellence, including:

Recognition of the Project’s excellence
Showcasing and promoting the project, people and organisations involved
Demonstrating to all stakeholders that your organisation is a leader in its field
Recognising the personal achievements of your staff involved in the project
Ongoing promotion including media coverage
Having the Award proudly on display within your organisation
Providing an example of excellence that can be advocated and promoted elsewhere
Entry to the National Stormwater Awards for Excellence for 201–2018. To be presented at the Stormwater National Conference Dinner in 2018.

Full Details and Entry Form can be downloaded here;

2018 Awards for Excellence Kit

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2018 Awards for Excellence Entry Form

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Stormwater Queensland would like to congratulate the following winners of the 2017 Stormwater Queensland Awards for Excellence.


Highly Commended

Project Title: Townsville Regional Stormwater Strategy

Entrant: Bligh Tanner, AWC, Ethos Urban and Townsville City Council


Project Title: Big Plans for Small Creek

Entrant: Bligh Tanner, Ipswitch City Council, Landscapology, Nicoleap and Streamology


Highly Commended

Project Title: Implementation of AR&R 2016 Blockage in Stormwater Assessment & Design

Entrant: Hydralinc and BMT WBM



Project Title: Australian Rainfall & Runoff 2016 Software Implementation

Entrant: Innovyze



Project Title: Coorparoo Creek Park Project

Entrant: Brisbane City Council



Highly Commended

Project: Educational Webinars for the Stormwater Industry

Entrant: Innovyze

National Awards for Excellence

Under the Awards for Excellence protocol adopted by Stormwater Australia, only the recipients of the State Awards for Excellence will be eligible for the National Excellence Awards. Preceding two years of State award winners (2016 & 2017) will be eligible for the National Awards in 2018. Therefore, entry of a project into a State Excellence Awards is a minimum prerequisite for participation in the National Awards.

The National Awards is held every two years. The next National Awards will be announced at the Stormwater National 2018 Conference in Sydney, New South Wales on 8th-12th October, 2018.
Should you have any questions about the 2016 Stormwater Queensland Awards for Excellence, please contact Event Coordinator, Lilly Barker on +61 2 9744 5252 or via email to