Awards

VicRoads has received many awards over the years in fields as diverse as marketing and communications, and engineering. Some of these awards are listed below.

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CityGT

  • CityGT Silver Award at the Asian Digital Media Awards 2010.
  • 2010 IABC Gold Quill Award of Excellence in business communication, in the category Communication Management - Social responsibility.
  • Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) - Winner 2010 State Awards for Marketing Excellence, Multimedia and Interactive.
  • Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) - Finalist 2010 State Awards for Marketing Excellence, Experiential and Brand Experiences.
  • Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) - Finalist 2010 National Awards for Marketing Excellence, Multimedia and Interactive.
  • Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) – Highly Commended 2010 Victorian Award for Excellence, Government sponsored campaigns.
  • Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) – Commended 2010 PRIA National Golden Target Awards, Government sponsored campaigns.
  • Mobius Gold award - New Media: Best Political, Government, Military.
  • Mobius Gold award - New Media: Best Specialty: Unique use of media.
  • Clio Gold award 2010 - Content & Contact – Public Service.
  • Adfest Silver award 2010 - Direct - Mobile Marketing.
  • Adfest Bronze award 2010 - Cyber – Best Mobile Campaign.
  • One Show Interactive 2010 – Merit, Mobile Application.
  • Melbourne Advertising and Design Club 2010 – Silver award, Best Ambient/Non Traditional Media.
  • Melbourne Advertising and Design Club 2010 – Bronze award, Best Use of Mobile.
  • Melbourne Advertising and Design Club 2010 – Finalist, Digital Innovation.
  • Webby 2010 – Honouree, Interactive Advertising & Media.
  • Webby 2010 – Honouree, Mobile/Web.
  • New York Festival Innovative Awards 2010 – Finalist.
  • Best outdoor category of the week in November on the Bestads website.

Unlock the Grid

  • Unlock the Grid - winner of the best Website & Online Services Government and Not-profit (Annual AIMIA awards in Sydney) 2014.

Media award

  • The VicRoads Media Unit won an International Association of Business Communicators Award for their collaboration with CityLink on the tunnel closures over Christmas and New Year 2013/14.

GLS awards

  • Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) - Winner 2009 State Awards for Marketing Excellence, Social marketing.
  • Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) - Finalist 2009 National Awards for Marketing Excellence, Social marketing.
  • Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) - Winner 2009 Victorian Award for Excellence, Government sponsored campaigns.
  • Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) - Highly Commended 2009 PRIA Golden Target Awards, Government sponsored campaigns.
  • Art Directors Club (New York) - 2009 Gold award for TV and cinema design, art direction, for 'Direct route to licence town'.

Road Safety Rules

  • Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) - Winner 2010 Victorian Award for Excellence, Government sponsored campaigns.
  • Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) – Highly Commended, 2010 PRIA National Golden Target Awards, Government sponsored campaigns.
  • Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) - Finalist 2010 State Awards for Marketing Excellence, Social Marketing.
  • One Show Interactive – Merit, Online films and video: Short form category for Riding with Lions.
  • Melbourne Advertising and Design Club 2010 – Bronze, Best Animation, Datsun animation.
  • Melbourne Advertising and Design Club 2010 – Bronze, Best Animation, Riding with Lions animation.
  • Melbourne Advertising and Design Club 2010 – Finalist, Interactive craft, Riding with Lions animation.
  • Melbourne Advertising and Design Club 2010 – Finalist, Interactive craft, Datsun animation.
  • Melbourne Advertising and Design Club 2010 – Finalist, Best art direction, Datsun animation.

ANCAP

  • Voted number one (six weeks running) by AdNews online readers as part of the publication's fortnightly survey.

Share the road

  • Melbourne Advertising and Design Club 2008 – Bronze, Best animation, Tunnel Launch.
  • Melbourne Advertising and Design Club 2008 – Bronze, Best animation, Model City.

Bushfires - Internal Communications

  • Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) - Highly Commended 2009 PRIA Golden Target Awards, Internal Communications.

West Gate Freeway upgrade

Deer Park Bypass

  • Australian Institute of Project Management - 2009 Project Management Achievement Award in two categories:
    • Victorian Project of the Year
    • Engineering & Construction Excellence for projects in excess of $100 million (VicRoads, LCPL, TBH).
  • Civil Contractors Federation Earth Award - Victorian winner (VicRoads and LCPL).

Taylors Hill Road Rail Underpass

  • The Taylors Road Rail Underpass project in St Albans won the national Civil Contractors Federation Category 4 award (projects between $20-75M) at an awards ceremony in Perth.
  • Calder Corridor Civil Contractors Federation award in 2008.

 

M1

The M1 Freeway Management System won the inaugural Australian Smart Infrastructure Award from Infrastructure Partnerships Australia in 2010. The project team also won two Victorian Engineering Excellence Awards in 2009:

  • Excellence for Technology - Coordinated Freeway Ramp Signals Pilot on M1 Freeway
  • Excellence in Engineering Innovation - Coordinated Freeway Ramp Signal Pilots on M1 Freeway.

Other engineering awards

  • Australian Institute of Landscape Architects Victoria & Tasmania Chapter 2002 awards: For Calder Freeway- Black Forest, Macedon Ranges.
  • NPHQ National Achievement Award 2001 Gold Level Winner for 1-17 Design Build Freeway - Black Canyon Freeway Phoenix Arizona.
  • Institution of Engineers Australia 2001 for Urban or regional infrastructure - Calder Hwy Black Forest Section.
  • Institution of Engineers Australia 1996 for design and construction of the interchange of the Western Ring Road and the Princes/Westgate Freeway.
  • Institution of Engineers Australia 1997 for South Eastern Arterial Upgrade Melbourne.
  • Institution of Engineers Australia 1992 for Katrina Drive Pedestrian Bridge.
  • Institution of Engineers Australia 1992 for the investigation into the behaviour of Nova Span Bridge.
  • Institution of Engineers Australia 1991 for James Harrison Bridge over the Barwon River Geelong.
  • Institution of Engineers Australia (no date) for Westgate Freeway Northern carriageway.
  • Victorian winner of the Initiatives that Shape our Future award for SmartRoads in 2011.
  • Winners of the Age Diversity in the Workplace award of the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI) 2013 Diversity Awards.
  • Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE) Candidate Survey - Voted Employer of Choice in the Roads and Transport sector (2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012) and in the Victoria and Tasmania State and Local Government sector in 2012.
  • Voted no.17 in Top 100 Graduate Employers in 2013 (Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE) Graduate Survey).

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