2017 Innovation Awards Finalists

The 2017 IPAA Innovation Awards Winners have been announced!

2017 Public Service Innovation Award Winners from IPAA ACT on Vimeo.

More information on the IPAA ACT site.

Winner: Category 1 - Innovative Solutions
RENEWABLE ENERGY REVERSE AUCTIONS
ACT GOVERNMENT

A novel policy to promote renewable energy investment; the ACT became the first Australian jurisdiction to use a reverse auction process to provide guaranteed revenue and certainty for generators.  The process provides financial security to renewable electricity generators to ensure projects are highly bankable and delivery risks are well managed.

Winner: Category 2 - Culture and Practice
'ON'
CSIRO

‘ON, powered by CSIRO’ is the only national accelerator custom designed for publicly funded research teams with a laser focus on helping them to develop the entrepreneurial skills and capacity to convert their great science and technology research into real-world outcomes – at pace.

Winner: Category 3 - Digital and Data
MARITIME ARRIVALS REPORTING SYSTEM (MARS)
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND WATER RESOURCES

MARS is the first fully online system for ensuring in-coming vessels meet biosecurity regulations to minimise the risk of pests and diseases entering Australia. This innovative system has been widely embraced by the international shipping industry.

Winner: Judges' Award
DIGITAL FIRST CAPABILITY
DEPARTMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET

The development of an innovative online briefing system has transformed the way the Department briefs the Prime Minister, breaking down barriers to collaboration by allowing the Prime Minister and his advisors to get information, ask questions and receive answers in real-time.

Winner: Judges' Award
FINANCE TRANSFORMATION PROGRAM
DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE

Working towards becoming a truly transformative agency, Finance has embarked on an exciting journey. Staff have been challenged to think differently and allowed to build, test and refine new processes and products. By leveraging capability, mobility, new technology and design thinking every day, the department is changing – inside and out.

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The awards were a great event with some really interesting and clever entries - a great experience to be a part of.

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