South Australia’s Flinders Ranges Council recently received the esteemed Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) award for the Best Public Works Project Under $2 Million in 2023.
The Council says the recognition is a testament to the dedication and commitment of Council to enhancing community infrastructure and welcoming spaces.
The award-winning project, the Quorn Public Square, has garnered attention for its outstanding design which contributes to the community, wider regional events and arts industry as well as providing a great space for community use, Council said in a statement.
Funded through a collaborative effort from the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program, Local Government Infrastructure Partnership Program, and Open Spaces And Places For People Program, the Quorn Public Square exemplifies the Council’s commitment to creating vibrant and accessible spaces for the community.
The Award was presented at the IPWEA SA Excellence Awards 2023.
Mayor, Ken Anderson expressed his gratitude, saying, “This award is a testament to the hard work and vision of our entire community. The Quorn Public Square has become a focal point for our town, enhancing the quality of life for our residents and visitors alike. We’re immensely proud to be recognised by IPWEA for our efforts.”
Council CEO, Eric Brown emphasised the significance of teamwork in achieving this milestone.
“The success of the Quorn Public Square project reflects the dedication and collaboration of our Council members, staff, and community partners,” he said.
“We remain committed to our mission of enhancing the Flinders Ranges region and creating spaces that foster community well-being.”