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Local Government Service Awards

As the peak body for local government, the LGA is proud to recognise the dedication of long-serving elected members and staff by through a series of Local Government Service awards. These include service recognition awards for those who have contributed more than 10 years to local government.

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To request a service certificate please complete the Recognition of service online form. The LGA needs a minimum of 3 weeks notice to send out requested service certificates to Councils.

Please note that certificates for Elected Members who have served Local Government for over 20 years are presented during the networking dinner of the AGM or OGM following the completion of the relevant term of service.

Please see below for a list of the service recognitions the LGA provide.

  • Elected Members - Recognition of 20, 25, 30, 35 or 40 years service 

Recognising currently serving Elected Members who have served Local Government for 20, 25, 30, 35 or 40 years or more. Elected Member can be presented with this certificate at the next LGA networking Dinner of the AGM or OGM.

  • Elected Members – Recognition of combined service for over 20 years

Recognising currently serving Elected Members who have a combined term of service of more than 20 years as both a Council employee (staff) and as a Elected Member. Elected Member can be presented with this certificate at the next LGA networking Dinner of the AGM or OGM.

  • Elected Members – Recognition of 10 or 15 years service

Recognising currently serving Elected Members who have served Local Government for 10 or 15 years. This is certificate is posted to Council.

  • Council Staff Recognition of 10 years and above service

Recognising council officers (staff) who have served Local Government for 10 years or more. This is certificate is posted to Council.

Additional options for council staff

Below are some additional options to consider for staff recognition, should your council wish to nominate staff members for their exceptional service to local government.

Local Government Professionals Australia, SA Leadership Excellence Awards

Australia Day Awards Public Service Medal

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