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AusCycling’s Brisbane Cycling Festival secures overall win at 2022 Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards

AusCycling’s Brisbane Cycling Festival secures overall win at 2022 Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards
July 12, 2022

The Brisbane Cycling Festival has been named the overall winner at the 2022 Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards presented in Melbourne on the opening day of the the National Sports and Physical Activity Convention.

Presented yesterday evening following the opening NSC Oration by Australian Sports Commission Chief Executive Kieran Perkins, the awards celebrated innovations in growing participation in 10 specific categories and were presented in front of an audience of 350 convention attendees.


Programs and Activities
Innovative programs, activities and events that have been developed to encourage the community to be more active.
Scenic Rim Regional Council - EmpowHER Hiking Program

Sport and Inclusion
How sport can make a difference to an inclusive society and how inclusion can grow participation in play, recreation and community sport.
Coogee Surf Lifesaving Club - Project Libertas

Social Value of Participation
Measuring the impact that participation has on the health, economic and community value of a community.
Logan City Council - Active Logan Value Statement

Marketing and Communications
The communication messages that innovatively activates the community for more people to be active, play, recreate and participate in community sport.
Badminton Australia - Branding, Launch and Promotion Strategy

Major Event Promotion
Providing community opportunities to grow participation by aligning a mass participation or a major spectator event.
AusCycling - Brisbane Cycling Festival

Innovations in technology that support Business to Business (B2B) improvements for the industry or Business to Consumer (B2C) experiences.
National Rugby League - A holistic learning management experience for the NRL developed with i-mc

Sport and Leisure Facility Design
Innovative design and management that creates an environment where more people are active (built and natural environments), whilst embracing the principles of sustainability.
NBRS/ Donovan Payne Architects - Bay Pavilions Arts and Aquatic Centre

Sports Surfaces
Innovative solutions that allow greater intensity and durability of natural, hybrid, synthetic or hard sports surfaces that allow for greater usage, while embracing the principles of sustainability.
iDwala - Wahgunyah Recreation Reserve

Sport and Climate Change
Innovations that organisations have embraced that recognise the impact that sport can have on climate change and how they have focused on reducing their carbon footprint.
Joint winners
Belgravia Health and Leisure Group - Ascot Vale Leisure Centre’s journey towards carbon neutral
SportEng - Recycled Glass Sand for Natural Turf Fields of Play

Playground Design
Designs and developments that allow and encourage more children to play, have fun and be active.
Touched By Olivia Foundation - Livvi’s Place Albert Park, Cootamundra

Overall Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Award winner for Innovation
This award for the overall prize for the Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Award, is based on the ten category winners and judged as being the organisation or event that has activated or has the potential to activate significant numbers of people across Australia due to their work.
AusCycling - Brisbane Cycling Festival

Each Category winner of the 10 categories received recognition from their industry colleagues, a trophy and a complementary pass into next years NSC worth over $1,400.

The awards were made possible through the support from the NSC Innovation and Awards Partner, Fieldturf Australia.

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