Awards

Government Leadership for Urban Development Award - Austral Bricks Award for Excellence

Willoughby City Council has been awarded the highly coveted Government Leadership for Urban Development Award at the annual Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Austral Bricks Awards for Excellence, for it's work in delivering The Concourse.

Following a thorough judging process and facility tour, judges for the reputablr awards selected The Concourse as a category winner for the Government Leadership for Urban Development Award and nominee in four categories:

  • Design and Innovation;
  • Retail/Commercial development;
  • Sustainable Development and Urban Renewal

Judges commented: "The Concourse sets a new benchmark for development by local government. Excellent urban design, stunning architecture, and a myriad of environmental initiatives, this $171 million development includes a library, a concert hall, theatre and inviting public spaces. Restaurants, cafes and shops complete the mix to support the venue, enliven the spaces and provide income."