Toowoomba Region wins Asia Pacific project management award for regional development

Toowoomba Regional Council’s Infrastructure Team

Toowoomba Regional Council’s Flood Recovery Program 2011 – 2016 has won the 2017 project management award for Community Service and/or Regional Development from the Asia Pacific Federation of Project Management (APFPM), a regional grouping of national project management associations that includes the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM).

Toowoomba Regional Council’s Infrastructure Committee chair, Cr Carol Taylor said the accolade reflects Council’s commitment to delivering effective and efficient programs that benefit communities throughout the region.

“I am thrilled to see Council’s Flood Recovery Program 2011 – 2016 has been recognised in the Asia Pacific Region for best practice project management in regional development projects.

“Council strives to give Toowoomba Region residents world-class infrastructure and this Asia Pacific title confirms that Council is delivering infrastructure that represents value for our communities and with strategies to enhance our region for decades to come,” Cr Taylor said.

The international project management award was announced last Tuesday at the Australian Institute of Project Management Conference in Melbourne.

“Council won the Community Service and/or Regional Development category against other project entries from South America, North America, Asia and the Pacific.

“This accolade showcases the quality and commitment Toowoomba Regional Council has for our communities in delivering infrastructure projects using best practice project management to foster our rich traditions and bold ambitions.

“Council’s flood recovery program had received the AIPM 2017 national project management achievement award in the Regional Projects category last Monday night at the AIPM national conference in Melbourne, and then the Asia Pacific award the following day. I am hopeful Council’s hard work will be recognised at the International Project Management Association (IPMA) awards in Mexico in 2018.

“I am proud of the work our Council has delivered in achieving the international recognised flood recovery program,” Cr Taylor concluded.

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