The Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Industry Innovation Awards recognise innovation within the sector. Our seven awards are decided by a panel of industry peers and the winner has the opportunity to win the overall Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Award.
Registrations for the 2019 Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Industry Innovation Awards will open 1st May and close 1st July 2019.
2018 Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Award Winners
The Winners of the Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards were announced at the National Sports Convention Networking Evening.
The Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Award 2018 Overall Winner is Cockburn City Council for the Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Centre (WA). The council invested $109 million, for a 23,000m2, state-of-the-art, integrated aquatic, recreation, education and elite-athlete training facility for the community.
Congratulations to the winners in each category for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the industry. The category winners were:
Programs, Activities and Events Award
Cumberland Council – 2018 World Traditional Games (NSW)
Sports Surfaces Award
Botanic Gardens and Centennial Parklands – Centennial Parkland Sports Centre Upgrade (NSW)
Technological Solutions and Products Award
Sportility – Sponsorship and Affordable Sports Uniforms (NSW)
Playground Design and Development Award
Early Education Inc – Tumbalong Lights Inclusive Playground (NSW)
Marketing and Communications Award
VicHealth – This Girl Can Victoria (VIC)
Facility Design and Development Award
City of Cockburn – Design and development of Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Centre (WA)