Gold Quill Awards

For more than 40 years, IABC’s Gold Quill Awards have recognised and awarded excellence in strategic communication worldwide. Gold Quill is the only awards program that honors the dedication, innovation and passion of communicators on a global scale.

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The IABC Gold Quill Awards are the mark of global distinction and are the highest level of professional acknowledgement within the business communication profession.

Distinguish Yourself And The Work Of Your Team.

The awards celebrate communication excellence by recognising innovative, strategic work that delivers significant business results as measured against a seven-point scale of excellence.

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Find out more about the IABC Gold Quill Awards or get in touch with IABC Victoria’s Professional Development Chair for further information.

Bronze Quill Awards

In 2011, IABC Victoria introduced the Bronze Quill Awards to celebrate and showcase our amazing local talent. Any IABC international Gold Quill entry that progresses to the blue ribbon judging stage is recognised by IABC Victoria with a Bronze Quill Award.

2021 Winners

Download the 2021 Winners Booklet to read about the winning entries! (coming soon)


Audio/Visual – Sacred Heart and St Columba Parish – Virtual Mass, Cropley Communication

Audio/Visual – Social Media, Ambulance Victoria

Audio/Visual – Healthscope’s This COVID Life Video Series, Healthscope

Audio/Visual – Lifting the Lid Webinar Series, Cropley Communication

Communication for the Web – Digital Pulse, PwC Australia

Community Relations – Victoria: Staying Apart, Keeps us Together, Department of Health and Human Services, Government of Victoria, Australia

COVID-19 Response & Recovery Management and Communication – Isolating Not Isolated: Dementia Australia’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, Dementia Australia

COVID-19 Response & Recovery Management and Communication – Metro Trains COVID-19 Communications, Metro Trains Melbourne

COVID-19 Response & Recovery Management and Communication – Sunshine Coast Airport: From grounded to preparing for take-off in a global pandemic, Sunshine Coast Airport

Issues Management and Crisis Communication – Get this patch – A lot can be done in 50 hours to keep colleagues connected, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group

Issues Management and Crisis Communication – Overcoming adversity, innovating through crisis: Healthscope 2020, Healthscope

Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication – Australian Catholics magazine school subscriber growth campaign, Jesuit Communications Australia

Nonprofit Campaigns – Speech Pathology Week 2020 – Going Digital with Confidence, Pesel & Carr

Publications – Mental Health & Wellbeing: A Guide Through The Noise For Communication Professionals, Cropley Communication

Writing – How Employee Communication Drives Business Outcomes, Artis Advisory and Poppulo

Writing – Digital Pulse, PwC Australia

2020 Winners

Download the 2020 Winners booklet to read about the winning entries!

 

Audio/Visual – A View from the Top Podcast, Cropley Communication

Communication for the Web – SHSC Parish Website, Cropley Communication

Communication for the Web – Centre for Strategic Communication Excellence Insights, Cropley Communication

Communication for the Web – Fearless Flyers Digital Hub, Pinch Yourself Communication

Communication Research – NBN Co Internal Communication Review, Cropley Communication

Communication Research – DELWP Energy Affordability Training Partnership, Ellis Jones

Corporate Social Responsibility – The Aurecon Bridge Building Competition, Aurecon

Diversity and Inclusion – Aurecon’s Reconciliation Action Plan (January 2019 to January 2021), Aurecon

Employee EngagementBringing “Insurance the Suncorp Way” To Life, Suncorp Group

Governmental Communication – Streamlining Hoddle Street “More Go Time” Campaign, Major Road Projects Victoria

Governmental Communication – City of Yarra: Yarra Waste Revolution, Ellis Jones

Governmental Communication – Energy Safe Victoria ‘Be Sure’ Gas Heater Safety Campaign, Ellis Jones

Marketing, Advertising and Brand CommunicationStreamlining Hoddle Street “More Go Time” Campaign, Major Road Projects Victoria

Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication – “Communicating with Confidence” – Repositioning Speech Pathology Week, Pesel & Carr

Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication – SMEC 70 Years of  Impact Campaign, Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation (SMEC)

Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication – The Ultimate Renewable – Reframing Forestry in the Eyes of the Public, Forest and Wood Products Australia

Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication2035: Moving People and Goods, Aurecon

Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication – LCI Melbourne Digital Marketing Campaign 18/19, Ellis Jones

Marketing, Advertising and Brand CommunicationEngineering Reimagined, Aurecon

Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication – Beca – A Purpose that Resonates for our Second Century, Beca

Nonprofit Campaigns – “Communicating with Confidence” – Repositioning Speech Pathology Week, Pesel & Carr

2019 Winners

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Audio/Visual – “You Are Not Alone”: Empowering Young People to Take Action Against Youth Suicide, Pesel & Carr

Audio/Visual – LiverWELL – A Simple and Convenient Way to Manage Liver Health, 3AC, Hepatitis Victoria

Change Communication – A New Prescription: Elevating Australia’s Leading Pharmacists, The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia

Communication for the Web – Child Protection Jobs Website, 3AC, Department of Health and Human Services

Communication Research – NBN Co Internal Communication Review, Cropley Communication

Community Relations – Better Together (Phase One), Ambulance Victoria

Customer Relations – Paramedics Television Series, Ambulance Victoria

Employee Engagement – Visual Employment Contracts: A New and Innovative Way to Engage with Talent, Aurecon

Government Communication Programs – “We Pledge to Protect Children” – Child Protection Recruitment Campaign, 3AC, Department of Health and Human Services

Government Communication Programs – Victoria Police – Be a Force for Good Recruitment Marketing Campaign, Victoria Police

Internal Communication – Listen Up – The ANZ Way Podcast Series, ANZ Banking Group

Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication – Advisory Ambition Campaign, Aurecon

Media Relations – From Rubbish to Roads – Turning Waste Plastics into Toner into Better Quality Asphalt Roads, Market Eye

Nonprofit Campaigns – “You Are Not Alone”: Empowering Young People to Take Action Against Youth Suicide, Pesel & Carr

Nonprofit Campaigns – Launching FRRR’s Impact Report, JAW Communications

Nonprofit Campaigns – Dine with Heart, Cropley Communication

Publications – 30 Years of Women in Ambulance Commemorative Album, Ambulance Victoria

Publications – 2018 Communicating Artificial Intelligence Global Report, Cropley Communication

Publications – Visual Employment Contracts: A New and Innovative Way to Engage with Talent, Aurecon

2018 Winners

Audio/Visual – General Practitioner and Patient Engagement Strategy, Marie Stopes

Change CommunicationAurecon – Because People Depend On You, Aurecon

Internal Communication – InstoConnected: One Team, One Global Conversation, ANZ

Internal Communication – Telstra Kids: Building digital futures, Telstra

Internal Communication AV Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy, Ambulance Victoria

Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication – Sparrow, DevFacto Technologies, Cropley Communication

Marketing, Advertising and Brand CommunicationJust Better Care Possible Award, Ellis Jones

Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication – Grace the 8-Year Old Future Engineer, University of Melbourne

Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication – Unconventional Graduate Recruitment Campaign, Aurecon

Media Relations – Inspire the Next, Remote Mentoring Campaign, Telstra

Media Relations – Simple and Bold: the communication strategy to support simpler contracts for NAB’s small and medium sized business customers, National Australia Bank (NAB)

Publications Sacred Heart Mission Annual Report 2017, Cropley Communication

Safety Communication – Aureon – Because People Depend On You, Aurecon

Social Media Programs – Telstra’s Local Networks Upgrade Social Media Program, Telstra

Special Events – Pixel’s Escape, Deakin University

Writing – Groote Eylandt, National Broadband Network (nbn)

2017 Winners

Audio/Visual – General Practitioner and Patient Engagement Strategy, Marie Stopes

Change CommunicationAurecon – Because People Depend On You, Aurecon

Internal Communication – InstoConnected: One Team, One Global Conversation, ANZ

Internal Communication – Telstra Kids: Building digital futures, Telstra

Internal Communication AV Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy, Ambulance Victoria

Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication – Sparrow, DevFacto Technologies, Cropley Communication

Marketing, Advertising and Brand CommunicationJust Better Care Possible Award, Ellis Jones

Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication – Grace the 8-Year Old Future Engineer, University of Melbourne

Marketing, Advertising and Brand Communication – Unconventional Graduate Recruitment Campaign, Aurecon

Media Relations – Inspire the Next, Remote Mentoring Campaign, Telstra

Media Relations – Simple and Bold: the communication strategy to support simpler contracts for NAB’s small and medium sized business customers, National Australia Bank (NAB)

Publications Sacred Heart Mission Annual Report 2017, Cropley Communication

Safety Communication – Aureon – Because People Depend On You, Aurecon

Social Media Programs – Telstra’s Local Networks Upgrade Social Media Program, Telstra

Special Events – Pixel’s Escape, Deakin University

Writing – Groote Eylandt, National Broadband Network (nbn)

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