City takes Silver at Australasian Reporting Awards

Media Release 22 June 2018

The City of South Perth has received a Silver Award for its 2016-2017 Annual Report at the Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA) held this week. 

Mayor Sue Doherty accepted the Award, which was presented in Sydney on 20 June 2018, on behalf of the City.

The ARA recognises excellence in reporting and encourages effective communication of business and financial information to residents and stakeholders. 

Open to organisations in Australia, New Zealand and countries in the Asia-Pacific region, including government agencies at all levels, corporate and not for profit organisations, the ARA provide an opportunity for organisations to benchmark their annual report against the ARA criteria which are based on world best practice. In the General Award category, Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards are presented to recognise the achievement of a high standard.

Woodside Petroleum, Wesfarmers, Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Main Roads Western Australia were among the organisations recognised at the presentation.

“The City is extremely proud of its achievement at the Australasian Reporting Awards. This is the fourth year in a row the City has won a Silver Award, demonstrating the City's commitment to reporting excellence, and next year we are aiming for a Gold Award,” City of South Perth Mayor Sue Doherty said.

“The annual report provides residents and stakeholders with a comprehensive overview of the City's performance, achievements and challenges faced throughout the 2016-2017 financial year.”

For more information about the Australasian Reporting Awards visit

Mayor Sue Doherty accepts the award

Mayor Sue Doherty accepted the award on behalf of the City

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