Excellence Awards

The 2022 APPEA Environment and Safety Excellence Awards is now calling for submissions from APPEA members. Since 2001, Members of the association have continuously raised the bar in terms of environmental and safety performance by applying leading practices in the field, and we look forward to celebrating the best and brightest the industry has to offer in 2022.

This year’s Excellence Awards will be presented as part of the annual APPEA Conference and Exhibitionto be held in Brisbane from 16–19 May 2022.

The Excellence Awards are a demonstration of our industry’s dedication to responsible development and highlight the exemplary work being done by APPEA members across four categories. For more information, please view the Excellence Awards Submission Guide.

How to apply:

  • Download and review the submission criteria and terms & conditions, in the Excellence Awards Submission Guide.
  • To begin an application, you will be required to use the appropriate template for your submission, templates can be downloaded using the links below.





  • Entries must be lodged through the Excellence Awards Submission Portal, using the corresponding category template (word document), with associated declaration, prior to the closing date.
    • Submissions close COB AWST Friday 11 March 2022.
  • The Excellence Awards are open to all APPEA Members – Full and Associate.
    • Full members are expected to showcase a range of initiatives, from the previous calendar year, based on their level of resourcing and should generally nominate for company awards
    • Associate members are encouraged to apply for project awards, whereby innovative approaches have been employed to support full member field operations.
  • Please note submissions should focus on performance, projects, and initiatives from the previous calendar year (2021).
  • Award winners will be announced at the APPEA Conference and Exhibition Dinner on Wednesday 18 May 2022.

For further enquiries, APPEA members may also contact Luke Earnshaw, Senior Policy Adviser at learnshaw@appea.com.au


For more information on Excellence Award winners from 2021, please click HERE.