UDIA NSW Crown Group Awards for Excellence

For more information please visit our Awards Website or download the Entry Brochure below.


Visit Awards Website
Download Entry Brochure


The awards are designed to highlight innovation, sustainability, industry leadership and excellence in urban development across NSW and the ACT. There are 18 categories open for entry, including 1 new category: Excellence in Design.


The benefits of participating in the UDIA NSW Crown Group Awards for Excellence are numerous. Ultimately entrants compete to gain a prestigious award to reap the enormous marketing and media value of a ‘finalist’ or ‘winner’ awards seal. Select winners may have the opportunity to represent NSW at the UDIA National Awards for Excellence. Eligible winners will be contacted by the UDIA NSW office.



Key Dates For 2021

  • Awards open for entry: February 2021

  • Completed award submissions due: Friday 26 March 2021

  • Judging inspections and interviews: May & June 2021

  • UDIA NSW Crown Group Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner: Friday 29 October 2021

Benefits of Entering

  • Both newspaper and online coverage in the media

  • Feature in the Awards for Excellence special edition magazine

  • Media/communication mechanisms

  • Staff and consultant recognition

  • Credibility and recognition

  • Use of the UDIA NSW Awards for Excellence seal (winners)

  • The chance for qualification into the UDIA National Awards for Excellence


President’s Award

The prestigious UDIA NSW President’s Award is an honour bestowed on the best project out of the annual UDIA NSW/ACT Awards for Excellence winners. The Institute’s President personally selects this best-of-the-best project based on its superior innovation and quality. The winner of this award is announced at the Annual President’s Luncheon.

2020 Winners & Finalists

View the full list of 2020 category winners and commendation recipients here.

View the 2020 category finalists online here.

2021 Awards for Excellence Sponsors