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MAV Technology Awards for Excellence

The MAV Technology Awards for Excellence recognise outstanding team and individual efforts in the use of technology to improve service delivery and efficiency to local government organisations or communities.

Winners are recognised during the MAV Technology Annual Conference.

These awards were formerly known as the Local Government Excellence in ICT Awards.

For more information, see MAV Technology.

Past winners

See below for information on past winners.

2016 winners

Collaboration of the year

  • Bass Coast Shire Council - Free Public WiFi

Metropolitan team achievement

  • City of Port Phillip - EPathway Customer Experience Improvements

Rural and regional team achievement

  • Southern Grampians Shire - Digital Transformation of a Rural Community: a journey

Individual achievement

  • Lorrain Tighe from City of Melbourne - IBM Smarter Cities Challenge 2016

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2015 winners

Collaboration of the year and exemplar award

  • City of Greater Geelong, City of Ballarat and City of Melbourne - Local Government Open Data and Fellowship

Team achievement

  • City of Boroondara - Mobility Plus

Innovation fellowship

  • Corangamite Shire Council - Roadside weed mapping and works tracking app

Service achievement

  • Denis Wilson, Moreland City Council - Immediate Past Chair of MAV Technology

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2014 winners

Team achievement

  • City of Whittlesea - Councillor Portal Development

Individual achievement

  • Richard Barrow, City of Casey for the IT Applications Roadmap

Collaboration of the year

  • Corangamite Shire Council - Electronic food sampling app

Innovation fellowships

  • Latrobe City Council - Use of Video Capture of Council Activities: $5,000
  • Nillumbik Shire Council - Providing Road Grading Information to Residents Online: $5,000

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2013 winners

Team achievement

  • Macedon Ranges Shire, Digital Aged Care Assessments project.

Individual achievement

  • Les Firth from Yarra Plenty Regional Library for his work in NBN for YPRL

Project of the year

  • Moorabool Shire, smartphone-based aged care rostering system

Collaboration of the year

  • Nillumbik Shire, IT Policy Management System Implementation

Innovation fellowship

  • Cardinia Shire, Transition to Activity Based Working initiative

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2012 winners

Team achievement

  • City of Greater Geelong, Roadside Asset Capture Program

Individual achievement

  • Dave Barry, Towong Shire Council

Environmental sustainability

  • Latrobe City Council, Information Services Team

Innovation fellowship

  • Alpine Shire Council, Asset Inspection System

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2011 winners

Innovation

  • Frankston City Council, My Address

Individual excellence

  • Rod Apostol, Greater Shepparton City Council

Project implementation

  • Colac Otway Shire Council, South West Knowledge Hub

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2010 winners

Department / section – organisation and community benefits

  • City of Greater Geelong, e-services team

Project team – smart concepts and brilliant execution

  • City of Boroondara, Smart Reg project

Individual – commitment, talent and outstanding results

  • Adele Evans, City of Greater Dandenong (joint winner)
  • Jason Musil, Indigo Shire Council (joint winner)

Outstanding achievement in emergency management

  • City of Melbourne (large council)
  • Alpine Shire Council (small council)

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2009 winners

​Department / section – organisation and community benefits

  • Greater Shepparton City Council, Information Services Department

Project team – smart concepts & brilliant execution

  • City of Yarra, CITY Project

Individual – commitment, talent and outstanding results

  • Maria Pham, Reporting Analyst, Frankston City Council

Outstanding achievement in managing IT disaster recovery

  • Boroondara City Council (joint winner)
  • Melbourne City Council (joint winner)

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2008 winners

Department / section – organisation and community benefits

  • Whittlesea City Council, Mobile Computing Unit

Project team – smart concepts and brilliant execution

  • Maribyrnong City Council, Fleet Management Project

Individual – commitment, talent and outstanding results

  • Andrew Downie, City of Greater Geelong

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