26.07.2017

Winners of Canberra’s Public Sector Innovation Awards announced


Six projects of the Commonwealth and ACT governments have been singled out as examples of good ideas coming out of government this afternoon at the second annual Public Sector Innovation Awards, presented this afternoon in Canberra.

ACT wins the award for Innovative solutions

The territory government’s best efforts were eligible to enter this year alongside entries from their federal counterparts, and its Reverse Auction system to promote renewable energy won the category for Innovative Solutions.

The judges felt it was an impressive idea that had a big effect without requiring a lot of resources.

“The ACT has led the way with this initiative, which demonstrates an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to renewable energy.

FREE membership to The Mandarin

Receive unlimited access, get all the latest public sector news and features, plus The Juice, our daily news update sent direct to your inbox.

The Mandarin is where Australia's public sector leaders discuss their work and the issues faced within modern bureaucracy. Join today to discover the latest in public administration thinking and news from our dedicated reporters, current and former agency heads and senior executives.