This medal is presented to the best paper presented at the IPWEA NSW Division Annual Conference, which was held in Terrigal in May. Bill Woodcock- General Manager of Government and Business Services at Complete Urban along with Hans Meijer- City Works Manager at Penrith Council won the 2013 award for their paper on “How to Restructure a Council Depot and Incorporate Sustainability, Safety and Improved Productivity with Sound Staff Consultation”

The papers presented at the IPWEA NSW Annual Conference are judged by four of the presenters peers against a standard checklist. The judging criteria is based on -

The quality of the information in the paperThe quality of the presentation the method of conveying the information in the paper

It is also noted that the paper was well received when Bill and Hans presented it at the International IPWEA Conference held in Darwin in August 2013.