Prepare Your Submission

Submission Checklist

To assist applicants to enter online, it's essential that you follow the steps below in advance:

  1. Visit Reporting to Your Community Award, Excellence in Communication Award, Innovation in Special Events Award or Outstanding Individual Contribution Award for judging criteria on which to base your submission
  2. Check out our tips and last year's winning submissions
  3. Your submission should be no longer than 4 A4 pages in length, in Word or PDF format, no larger than 5MB. The Outstanding Individual Contribution Award has a limit of 3 A4 pages
  4. Ensure you spell check and present a neat formatted document with clear headings

Entry is open to NSW Councils only.

Entries close on Monday 5 June.

Reporting to Your Community

  • Prepare an electronic copy of the original report or publication
  • For digital communication, ensure all web addresses and links are correct and valid
  • Source two good captioned photos relating to your submission (2MB maximum size each)

2016 Winning Submission document 

Division A

Division B

 

Excellence in Communication/Innovation in Special Events Awards

  • Prepare an electronic copy of campaign examples or event print collateral.
  • Source two good captioned photos relating to your submission (2MB maximum size each)

2016 Winning Submission document

Excellence in Communication    

Division A

Division B

Division C

 

Innovation in Special Events

  • Source electronic copies of examples of the event print collateral.
  • Source two good captioned photos relating to your submission (2MB maximum size each)

Division A

Division B

Division C Joint Winner

Division C Joint Winner

Outstanding Individual Contribution

  • Source four good captioned photos relating to your submission (2MB maximum size each). At least one photo must be a head shot of the nominee
  • Local Government NSW asks permission to use your photos for promoting the RH Dougherty Awards. Please tick 'yes' or 'no' when you see this question on the form
  • Obtain approval of your submission by your council's General Manager.

2016 Winning Submission Documents 

Winner

 

Meg Fisher - Manager Events and Protocol
Local Government NSW

Level 8, 28 Margaret Street
SYDNEY NSW 2000