Smart Cities Awards 2019 Winners

The winners of the 2019 Smart Cities Awards have been revealed at a Gala Awards Ceremony as part of the Smart Cities 2019 Conference in Melbourne.

Awards were handed out in six categories, celebrating the greatest achievements in the development, technological advancement and interconnection of cities around Australia.

The aim of these awards is to gather some of the best ideas and talent when it comes to the development and enhancement of our cities, so that we can all learn and benefit from the exciting work already being undertaken across the sector.

The winners are:

Smart City of the Year – Metropolitan

City of Newcastle

City of Prospect

Smart City Awards 2019 Metropolitan

Nathaniel Bavington, City of Newcastle and Chris Hannaford, City of Prospect

Smart City of the Year – Regional

Latrobe City Council

City of Darwin

La Trobe City Council City of Darwin

La Trobe City Council and the City of Darwin

Best Integration of an Individual Technology

City of Wanneroo – RailSmart Planning Support System

City of Wanneroo

Best Residential Innovation

Solar Analytics

Solar AnalyticsSmart Innovator of the Year

David Klingberg

David Klingberg Smart Cities Awards 2019

David Klingberg

Young Smart Innovator of the Year

Oliver Lock

Oliver Lock Smart Cities Awards 2019

Oliver Lock

The awards were judged by Leigh Osterhus from the Cities Leadership Institute; Sean Holden from the Local Government Association of South Australia; Dr Jonathan Spear, Executive Director and General Counsel at Infrastructure Victoria; Professor Mark Burry AO, Founding Director of the Smart Cities Research Institute at Swinburne University of Technology; and Lorraine Tighe, Smart Cities and Innovation Consultant.

The Awards proved to be a great opportunity for delegates to learn about some of the incredible things that are happening in the industry, and also allowed the shortlisted companies and winners to showcase the work they are doing in the smart cities space.

The winning entries were deemed the best in smart cities for 2019, and were among high quality finalists in each category.

The finalists were:

 

Smart City of the Year – Metropolitan

City of Newcastle

Moreland City Council

Lake Macquarie City Council

Randwick City Council

City of Prospect

Townsville City Council

 

Smart City of the Year – Regional

Southern Grampians Shire Council

Broken Hill City Council

Latrobe City Council

City of Darwin

 

Best Integration of an Individual Technology

Woollahra Municipal Council – 3D modelling platform

City of Wanneroo – RailSmart Planning Support System

RACV –  arevo journey planning app

Brimbank – Smart Cities Programme

SAGE Group – Matilda the smart transit hub

 

Best Residential Innovation

Solar Analytics – Solar monitoring software

City of Canterbury Bankstown – Closing the Loop on Waste Project

SMEC – Atherstone Estate

City of Gosnells – Cool Roofs Project

 

Smart Innovator of the Year

Peter Auhl, Chief Information Officer, Central Coast Council

David Klingberg, Director and Principal, Smart City Strategies and Solutions

Jagpreet Walia, Sustainability Lead, City Of Melville

 

Young Smart Innovator of the Year

Oliver Lock, PhD Candidate, UNSW

Rebecca Jacobs, Smart City Lead, Randwick City Council

 

Smart Cities is Australia’s premier event for the smart cities, infrastructure and utility sectors, giving the industry insights into current trends, technologies and innovations.

In addition to the Smart Cities Awards, the two-day conference featured speakers from local governments, asset owners and utilities around Australia, as well as an international keynote, who highlighted what they are doing in their organisations to help make their cities smarter.

The Smart Cities program is created by Monkey Media, who is also the team behind Infrastructure and Energy magazines. Monkey Media would like to congratulate all the finalists and winners of the awards and looks forward to working with the industry again for next year’s event.

View more information about the winners and finalists here.

Kim Ho

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