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Northern Beaches Council has won lots of awards. Here's a list of our achievements since amalgamation in May 2016.

2020 / 2021

LG Professionals NSW - Australasian Management Challenge NSW - September

  • Team Foamy Triple Shots - NSW Winner
  • NSW Finalist 

Local Government NSW  - RH Dougherty Awards - August

  • Outstanding Individual – Julie Steele – Winner
  • Innovation in Special Events – Taste of Manly – Winner
  • Excellence in Communication – Swap for Good – Finalist
  • Excellence in Communication – New Waste Service – Finalist
  • Innovation in Special Events – Artist’s Book Award Project – Highly Commended

Local Government NSW  - Planning Awards

  • Local Strategic Planning Statement – Finalist

Local Government NSW  - Leo Kelly Arts & Culture Awards

  • Arts & Creativity Strategy – Highly Commended

NSW Resilient Australia Awards

  • Northern Beaches Suicide Response - Finalist

LGNSW Excellence in the Environment Awards

  • Behaviour Change in Waste – Waste Reduction Event and Video Series - Finalist
  • Communication, Education and Empowerment – Swap for Good Business Program - Finalist

NSW Department of Education Early Childhood Educator Awards

  • Ashleigh Muir – Belrose Children’s Centre 

2019 / 2020

Cities Power Partnership

  • Climate Change Champion Award - programs in environmental sustainability – Finalist
  • Sustainable Transport Achievement – Move Northern Beaches Transport Strategy - Finalist

Government Contact Centre Awards

  • Best in Class Contact Centre (under 30 seats) – Runner-up 

NSW Department Communities and Justice

  • Youth Week Award – Northern Beaches Youth Programs – Highly Commended  

National Local Government Customer Service Network

  • Innovation in Customer Experience in Service Delivery – Highly Commended

Australian Street Art Awards

  • Best Utility Art (N) – Sunset Dreaming mural in Manly Corso - Winner

Australian Childcare Alliance NSW

  • Excellence in Early Childhood Education Awards - Educational Program Excellence - Narrabeen Children’s Centre - Winner

2020 Local Government Excellence Awards

  • Community Partnerships and Collaboration: population over 200,000 – Northern Beaches Suicide Response – Winner
  • Environmental leadership and sustainability: population over 200,000 – Swap for Good Business Program – Winner
  • Asset Management and Infrastructure Initiatives: projects over $1.5 million – Dee Why Town Centre Urban Renewal – Finalist
  • Community development and services: population over 200,000 – Big Ideas Forum – Finalist
  • Creative communities – Connected through creativity 2029 – Finalist
  • Environmental leadership and sustainability: population over 200,000 - Protect.Create.Live - Northern Beaches Environment and Climate Change Strategy 2040 – Finalist
  • Excellence in people and culture: population over 60,000 – Inspire, Connect, Belong and Share – Finalist
  • Innovative leadership and management: population over 100,000 – One Recruitment Project – Finalist
  • Risk management – Northern Beaches Council Incident and Emergency Management Program – Finalist
  • Service delivery initiative: population over 60,000 - Digi-Stronger - Northern Beaches Library Service Digital Literacy Initiatives – Finalist
  • Special project initiative: population over 100,000 - Northern Beaches Local Strategic Planning Statement - Towards 2040 – Finalist

Genesys 2020 Customer Innovation Awards

  • CX Accelerator: Best implementation — Time to achieve value Small - Northern Beaches Council - Finalist

Mental Health Commission of New South Wales

  • Cites Northern Beaches Suicide Response as best practice response

2018 / 2019

Greater Sydney Commission Planning Awards

  • Community Collaboration Award - Special commendation for Northern Beaches Hospital Precinct Structure Plan, Frenchs Forest

NSW Local Government Excellence Awards, LG Professionals

  • Community Partnerships and Collaboration Award Winner for PCYC Project, Dee Why

Local Government NSW - RH Dougherty Awards

  • Excellence in Communication – Northern Beaches Hospital Precinct Structure Plan - Joint Winner Division C
  • Excellence in Communication – Northern Beaches Brand Roll Out - Special Commendation - Division C

Local Government NSW - Excellence in the Environment Awards

  • Climate Change Action - Building resilience into infrastructure assets project - Highly Commended - Division C
  • Innovation in Planning, Policies and Decision Making - Protecting public assets at Collaroy-Narrabeen Beach - Winner - Division C
  • Innovation in Planning, Policies and Decision Making - Protecting public assets at Collaroy-Narrabeen Beach - Winner - Overall Category Winner

Master Painters Australia

  • Winner - Excellence in Heritage and Restoration over $20,000 - for Tram Restoration, Narrabeen

National Local Government Customer Service Network Awards

  • Customer Service Strategy Award - winner
  • Customer Experience Excellence Award - highly commended
  • Customer Service Team of the Year Award - finalist

Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (International)

  • Silver Communicator Award - Cause Marketing for Integrated Campaign - Swap This For That video - Winner
  • Gold Communicator Award - Public service - Swap This For That video - Winner
  • Silver Communicator Award - Education - Northern Beaches News: Live at Nippers Carnival videos (Nippers take on SUP) - Winner

REBRAND 100 Global awards

  • Winner for Council’s new identity developed with the community

Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts - International Communicator Awards

  • 2018 Gold award of excellence - Social Media video category
  • 2018 Silver award of distinction - Branded content category

Keep Australia Beautiful - Sustainable Cities Awards

  • Response to Climate Change Award - Industry Guide on Climate Change Impacts on the Useful Life of Infrastructure Assets - joint winner with co-author Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia
  • Environmental Communications Award - Swap This For That campaign to reduce plastics use - Winner
  • Overall Sustainable Cities Award - finalist

Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia

  • Local Government Excellence in Road Safety - Road Safety calendar - joint winner with partner councils of northern Sydney

Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (NSW)

  • Special Transport Integration Hub Award - Church Point car park and seawall project - Winner
  • Special Heritage Award - Refurbishment of Heritage Sydney Tram (Narrabeen Tramshed) - restoration done by The Forest Men's Shed - Winner

Local Government Professionals Australia NSW

  • Australasian Management Challenge - Team "Smells Like Team Spirit" - won the NSW competition

Local Government Professionals Australia NSW - Excellence Awards

  • Asset Management and Infrastructure initiatives - Church Point Precinct Upgrades - Finalist
  • Community Development and Services - Innovation in Structure - Community Librarian - Finalist
  • Community Development and Services - Nourishing Little Scientists and Engineers - Finalist
  • Community Development and Services - Supporting Reconciliation Across our Education and Care Services - Finalist
  • Community Partnerships and Collaboration - Tiny Doors - Finalist
  • Creative Communities - Creative Made - Finalist
  • Creative Communities - Tiny Doors - Winner
  • Excellence in People and Culture - Innovation in Structure - Community Librarian - Highly Commended
  • Service Delivery Initiative - Three into one does go: Migrating from three to one Library Management Systems - Highly Commended
  • Environmental Leadership and Sustainability - Swap This For That - say no to single use plastics - Finalist

2017 / 2018

Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts - International Communicator Awards

  • Government category - Gold Award of Excellence
  • Community category - Silver Award of Distinction

Master Builders Association Excellence in Construction Awards

  • Sporting Facility category - Manly Andrew Boy Charlton Aquatic Centre - Winner

Resilient Australia Awards

  • NSW Government category – Climate Wise Communities Extension Project (joint project with 5 other councils) - Winner

National Local Government Customer Service Network - October

  • Customer Experience Excellence Award - Highly Commended
  • Customer Service Strategy Award - Winner
  • Customer Service  Team of the Year Award - Finalist

LG Professionals Australia - NSW Local Government Excellence awards

  • Col Mills Scholarship for promising young professionals – Russell Peake, Project Manager - Winner

The Australian Early Education and Care Awards

  • Early Childhood Educator of the Year, NSW - Celia Ralph (Narrabeen) and Stephanie Davison (Manly) - Finalists

Aquatic and Recreation Institute

  • ARI Orimatech “Award of Excellence” for commitment to the Aquatic Industry - Les Watt - Winner