Awards for Digital Excellence

Awards for Digital Excellence

Applications are now closed for the 2016 National Archives Awards for Digital Excellence.

Winners will be announced during Information Awareness Month in May 2016.

The awards recognise and promote excellence and innovation in the management, use and reuse of digital information by Australian Government agencies. The winners will be chosen by the National Archives, the Digital Transformation Office and the Institute of Public Administration from case studies that demonstrate improved accountability, better decision-making, or increased efficiency or effectiveness through digital information management.


Awards will be given for case studies which best demonstrate some or all of the following criteria:

  • progress towards digital transition
  • achievement in digital continuity
  • transformation to digital services for better user / client experience
  • improved agency accountability through information management
  • better practice in information governance contributing to improved decision making
  • effective communications to raise the profile and promoting the value of information assets
  • innovative use of technology or other solutions to enhance information management
  • improvement in digital information management with limited resources
  • evidence of building a culture that values digital information.

Award categories

Awards will be offered in three categories: agencies with up to 200 staff, agencies with between 200 and 1,000 staff, and agencies of over 1,000 staff.

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