Local Government Service Awards

As the peak body for local government, the LGA is proud to recognise the dedication of long-serving Elected Members, staff and volunteers 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.

Recognition of service online form

To request a service certificate please complete the Recognition of service online form. The LGA needs a minimum of 4 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 the service recognition options the LGA provide.

Elected Members

Recognition of 20 and above service

Recognising currently serving Elected Members who have served Local Government for 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 or 50 years or more. Elected Member can be presented with this certificate and badge at the next LGA networking Dinner of the AGM or OGM. (This includes Elected Members who have served local government as both a staff member and currently as an Elected Member.)

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 (full time equivalent). Service is recognised in 5 year increments (10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 or 50). This certificate is posted to council.

Staff who have served 20+ years will receive a badge (commencing from 16 April 2019).

Volunteers

Recognition of 10 years and above service

Recognising volunteers who have assisted councils and their community with their volunteering for 10 years or more. Service is recognised in 5 year increments (10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 or 50). This 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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Melissa Dahmen
Executive Assistant Executive Director Public Affairs