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Annual Report 2015-2016 - Welcome

City Awards

The City of Wanneroo received the following awards during 2015/16, recognising the excellent contributions our staff make to the community.

CEO Dan Simms, Mayor Tracey Roberts and Noelene JenningsAustralasian Reporting Awards for the 2014/15 Annual Report

The City received a gold award for its Annual Report 2014/15 and was a finalist for the Best First Time Entry at the Australasian Reporting Awards gala event held in Sydney.


Annual Master Builders Association Awards Annual Master Builders Association Awards

The City was recognised by the Master Builders Association for ‘Best Practice in Local Government’.



Parks and Leisure Western Australia Awards of Excellence Parks and Leisure Western Australia Awards of Excellence

The City received the ‘Inclusive and Connected Communities Award’ at the 2016 Parks and Leisure Australia Awards of Excellence through the Department of Sport and Recreation for its ‘Your Move’ program. The City was also a finalist in the 2016 Parks and Leisure Awards of Excellence for its events Live in the Amphitheatre, Living and Leisure Expo Featuring Dogs Breakfast and Global Beats and Eats.

Premier Award Nomination for Environmental AchievementPremier’s Awards Nomination for Environmental Achievement

The City was honoured at the 2015 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management in October when it was chosen as a finalist in the ‘Managing the Environment’ category.


Travelsmart AwardsTravelsmart Awards

City of Wanneroo Road Safety and TravelSmart Officer Ryan Gibson, took out the TravelSmart Local Government Champion award presented by the Department of Transport for his outstanding success in championing active transport throughout the City. He was also a finalist in the Achieve category for his role in the ‘Your Move’ Wanneroo program.

Auscontact AwardsAuscontact Awards

Three of the City’s Customer Relations Centre employees were nominated for the upcoming 2016 Auscontact Association Awards.


Local Government Road Safety AwardsLocal Government Road Safety Awards

Wanneroo was recognised for its contribution to road safety at the Local Government Road Safety Awards presented by the WA Local Government Association (Roadwise Program) and Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia.

WA Architecture AwardsWA Architecture Awards

The City was a finalist in the Public Architecture category for Koondoola Community Centre which was presented by the Australia Institute of Architects.


Best Swim SchoolBest Swim School

The City was a winner of the National Best Swim School for Staff Development for Wanneroo Aquamotion’s Swim School and was also named the Western Australian Recognised Swim Centre of the Year 2016 by AUSTSWIM. This award was presented by Swim Australia and the Australian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association.

Heritage AwardsHeritage Awards

Cockman House was nominated as a finalist in this year's WA Heritage Awards. The City's education program and interpretive approach at Cockman House was recognised for its successful innovative approach to engaging young audiences.