There is fantastic work being done in the NSW public sector and we want to recognise the people that make it happen.
NSW Premier’s Awards celebrates excellence in the delivery of public services to the NSW community by the public sector, and not-for-profit organisations and private businesses in partnership with public sector agencies and departments.
By recognising excellence today we hope to inspire a brighter future for NSW and Australia.
Anthea Kerr Award
The Anthea Kerr Award is awarded to people who exhibit in their work a deep commitment to public sector values and identified leadership potential – attributes that Anthea exemplified throughout her working life.
NSW Public Servant of the Year
Recognising exemplary work and outstanding leadership from an individual working for the NSW Government.
Driving public sector diversity
Delivering greater benefits for the people of NSW when our workforce is as diverse as the people we serve.
World class education and training
Recognising the importance of lifelong education and training opportunities with a focus on improving positive outcomes for the people of NSW.
Creating communities where people enjoy living and visiting by providing them with high-quality facilities and amenities.
Excellence in service delivery
Celebrating teams who continue to demonstrate the positive contribution they are making for the people of NSW through a range of services.
Highest quality healthcare
Improving services to ensure that everyone has access to world-class healthcare when and where they need it.
Nominations open – May 2023
Nominations close – July 2023
Finalists announced – September 2023
Premier's Awards ceremony and winners announced – To be announced
The NSW Premier’s Awards are managed by the Public Service Commission.
Public sector agencies should contact their Awards Ambassador.
Awards Ambassadors can complete the contact form to contact the PSC's Premier's Awards team.
Media and Communications Enquiries
(02) 9272 6000
Complete the PSC's contact form.
NSW Government Awards
The Department of Premier and Cabinet is responsible for coordinating a number of awards including the NSW Service Medallion and has significant involvement in the Australian Honours.