THE URBAN DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA (UDIA) is Australia’s peak representative body for all segments of the urban development industry.

UDIA National Awards for Excellence

The Urban Development Institute of Australia's National Awards for Excellence celebrates Australia's contemporary knowledge, skills and innovation in the urban development industry. The awards recognise outstanding achievements of high quality developments.

The Categories for UDIA National Awards for Excellence are:

  1. Masterplanned Development
  2. Residential Development
  3. Medium Density Housing
  4. High Density Housing
  5. Urban Renewal
  6. Environmental Excellence
  7. Affordable Development
  8. Senior Living
  9. President's Award
  10. Women in Leadership
  11. Young Leaders 

Winners of the major annual State Awards for Excellence are nominated by UDIA State offices as finalists in the National Awards. For more information on State Awards for Excellence please click here.

2018 UDIA National Awards

National Awards Judges

Alan Zammit AM, BBUS, ALGA, FCPA, FAICD, FWSU, Board Chair of Mulpha Norwest
Tony Marshall, B Technology (Civil Engineering), Licensed Real Estate Agent SA

Message from the Judges

The judges were highly impressed by the passion demonstrated by each entrant in addressing the context of their  urban development and the communities they sought to serve. Whether in Western Australia or New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland or Northern Territory, applicants sought to enhance and even transform their environment, to present highly attractive developments each with the capacity to transform people’s lives for the better.

Inspecting each and every project, the judges were again presented with the challenge of discerning “the best of the best”, with State and Territory entries from both public and private institutions, from both traditional larger developers and those with a more boutique offering, and in environments as varied as our nation has to offer.

The judges were particularly pleased to note that, as per last year and, despite market conditions varying significantly from State to State, each developer remained committed to further refinement and improvement of their offerings, with innovation, sustainability, community development and affordability being paramount.

Congratulations to each of the 41 nominees and winners and thank you to each of the State offices for their assistance in coordinating each of the project inspections.  

2018 National Awards for Excellence Winners

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