Awards and recognition
Awards are a way for the NSW Government to acknowledge excellence and reward achievement and service.
Awards for community service
The Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) is responsible for coordinating, or has significant involvement in, awards which recognise service to the community.
Awards for public service
The Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) is responsible for coordinating, or has significant involvement in the following awards which recognise outstanding public service.
Premier's Award for Public Service
The Premier’s Awards for Public Service recognise excellence in the delivery of public services to the NSW community by the public sector, not-for-profit organisations and private businesses.
Awards in the Australian honours system recognise citizens for excellence, achievement or service and contributions to our society.
Australians living in NSW celebrating a special birthday or wedding anniversary can receive a personal letter of congratulations from the NSW Premier.