The Launceston City Council is proud of the recognition the Organisation and individual employees receive.
Here are some of our recent honours.
Keep Australia Beautiful Tasmania 2010 Sustainable Cities Awards - November 2010
Certificate of Excellence for the Heritage and Cultural Category
For the Duck Reach Power Station as a highly valued and much visited historical venue.
Certificate of Excellence for the Community Action and Partnerships Category
For the outstanding redevelopment of the car park and entrance to the Cataract Gorge including opening of the inclinator.
Certificate of Appreciation for the Community Action and Partnerships Category
The FREE Tiger Bus - an excellent initiative as a part of the Council's Parking and Sustainable Transport Strategy.
Certificate of Appreciation for the Community Action and Partnership Category
Launceston City Council Recreation Officer, Bonnie McGee received this honour for her enthusiastic and proactive involvement in planning recreational activities.
Excellence for the Community Action and Partnerships Category
Council's Nursery Operations Coordinator, Brad Robinson and Council's Gardener, Dennis Lee received this certificate for their first class floral display in the John Hart Conservatory
Flood Education Kit recognised on the national stage - November 2010
One of the education measures undertaken by the Launceston City Council and the Launceston Flood Authority to ensure residents are prepared for a flood has been highly commended in the Local Government category of the Australian Safer Communities Awards in Canberra.
The Flood Education Kit project was principally developed by the Council's Emergency Management Officer, Bev Allen. The project involved the development, distribution and promotion of a comprehensive Flood Education Kit to educate people in the flood prone area of Invermay/Inveresk on how to protect themselves, their family, pets and property in the event of a flood.
Employer of Choice
The Launceston City Council is one of 29 Tasmanian workplaces recognised as an Employer of Choice by the Tasmanian Government.
An Employer of Choice is a workplace with a reputation amongst its employees as a great place to work. The Employer of Choice awards recognise and promote Tasmanian organisations that, regardless of their size, successfully attract and retain skilled employees.