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2017 A R Bluett Memorial Award Recipient

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Port Macquarie-Hastings Council has been announced as the  Winner of the prestigious 2017 A R Bluett Memorial Award for being the most progressive council in the state.

The award was announced at the Local Government Conference in December 2017.

The A R Bluett Memorial Award has been awarded annually since 1945, and is known as the pinnacle of local government achievement. It recognises the most progressive Councils in the State and looks at all aspects of Council's operation. This award is recognition that a Council is achieving excellent results in delivering progress and value to the community.

General Manager Craig Swift-McNair said the award is testament to Councils dedication to doing better each and every year.

“This achievement did not just happen overnight, it is the culmination of lots of hard work and many decisions taken by Council in recent years. It is testament to the dedication of the Council staff, Mayor and Councillors in striving to do better each and every year,” Mr Swift-McNair said.

The award recognises Councils commitment to innovation, strategic planning, continuous improvement and engagement with the community, to understand and deliver on local aspirations and expectations.

Further information regarding the A R Bluett Memorial Award can be found on the NSW Local Government Website

View the full Media Release here

This page was last updated on: 12 March 2018