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Activity Centre Revitalisation Awards

Activity Centre Revitalisation Awards

The changes have been taking place since the beginning of the Revitalising Central Dandenong Initiative in 2006 and have captured the attention of industry leaders. The quality of urban design, architecture, landscape design and the improvement of municipalities public realm has been recognised in over 15 awards and commendations. 

Our businesses can be justly proud of these of these achievements and use them to demonstrate that Greater Dandenong presents a quality business and investment environment to rival any offer.

The prestigious accolades include:

Dandenong Civic Centre

  • 2015 Victorian Awards to Planning Excellence (Great Place Award)
  • 2015 Australia Award for Urban Design (Large Scale - Australia Award for Urban Design)
  • 2014 Victoria Chapter of Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (Design Award)

Lonsdale Street Redevelopment

  • 2013 Victorian Architecture Awards (Melbourne Award Winner)
  • 2013 Victorian Architecture Awards (Joseph Reed Award for Urban Design Winner)
  • 2013 Walter Burley Griffen Award Australian Institute of Architects (Urban Design)
  • 2012 Victorian Chapter of Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (Excellence Award for  Design in Landscape Architecture)
  • 2011 Lighting Society (Public Street Lighting Award Commendation)
  • 2011 Masters Builders Association (Civil Construction Excellence Award)

Revitalising Central Dandenong Project

  • 2013 Australian Institute of Landscape Architects - Victoria (Urban Design in Landscape Architecture Award)

Government Services Office

  • 2012 Master Builders Association (Excellence in Construction Commendation)
  • 2012 Australian Institute of Architects Commercial Architecture Lighting Award

Afghan Bazaar Cultural Precinct


  • 2016 National Landscape Architecture Awards: Award of Excellence for Communities
  • 2015 LGPRO Excellence Awards (Community Assets Infrastructure Finalist)
  • 2014 Australian Institute of Landscape Architecture (Design Award)

Pop Up Park

  • 2012 Parks & Leisure Association (Inclusive & Connected Communities Award Winner)
  • 2012 Premiers Design Award (Finalist)
  • 2012 Sustainability Victoria (Finalist)
  • 2012 Melbourne Design and Advertising Club (Design Bronze Medal)

Precinct Energy Plant

  • 2013 Australian Institute of Building (Infrastructure Professional Excellence Award Winner for Victoria Nominated)

Big Screen and Urban Screen Program

  • 2015 Government Communications Australia (Digital Media Winner)

Interpretive Signage - Central Dandenong

  • 2015 Society for Experimental Graphic Design (Place Making and Identity Category Winner)