Our achievements

Melbourne Convention Centre bridge

At Major Projects Victoria, we have been delivering projects that achieve exceptional economic, social and environmental outcomes for the Victorian community for more than 20 years.  Below are some of our project's recent awards and achievements which we share with our delivery partners.

 Major Projects Victoria has been recognised with the following awards:

  • Government Leadership Award, Property Council of Australia (shortlisted), 2011
  • Project Director of the Year, Annette Pitman, Australian Institute of Project Management, 2012
  • Project Manager of the Year, Andrew McKinley, Australian Institute of Project Management, 2012

AAMI Park has been recognised with the following awards:

  • Construction and engineering project over $100 million (AAMI Park), Australian Institute of Project Management, 2011
  • 'Most iconic and culturally significant stadium' award at the World Stadium Awards, Doha, Qatar, 2012
  • Design and Collaboration Award, Lightweight Structures Association of Australasia, 2011
  • Construction and engineering project over $100 million (AAMI Park), Australian Institute of Project Management (Major Projects Victoria), 2011
  • Master Builder of the Year Award (Grocon), Master Builders Association of Victoria’s Excellence in Construction Awards, 2011   
  • Commercial Buildings Over $80 million, Master Builders Association of Victoria’s Excellence in Construction Awards, 2011    
  • The Victorian Architecture Medal, Victorian Architecture Awards, 2011
  • The William Wardell Award for Public Architecture, Victorian Architecture Awards, 2011
  • Melbourne Prize, Victorian Architecture Awards, 2011
  • Colourbond Award for Steel Architecture    Winner, Victorian Architecture Awards, 2011
  • Sports or Leisure Structures, Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), 2010   
  • World’s Top Ten Stadiums, Stadia Magazine, 2010   
  • Product Design – Lighting, Melbourne Design Awards, 2010
  • Best Building Site, Wallpaper Design Awards, 2010
  • Architectural Steel Design Award, ASI National Steel Design Awards, 2010
  • Architectural Steel Design Award – Large Project, ASI Steel Design Awards Vic & Tas, 2010
  • Structural Engineering Steel Design Award, ASI National Steel Design Awards, 2010   
  • Structural Engineering Steel Design Award, ASI Steel Design Awards Vic & Tas, 2010
  • The President's Award for Outstanding Development, Australian Property Institute Excellence in Property Awards, 2009   
  • Innovation in Commercial or Residential Building, Bentley Systems BE Awards of Excellence, 2008       

The Melbourne Convention Centre has received the following honours:

  • 2010 Victorian Architecture Medal for successfully crossing design boundaries and as well as awards in four categories: the William Wardell Award for Public Architecture, the Steel Architecture Award, an Award for Sustainable Architecture and the esteemed Melbourne Prize
  • 2010 Australian Construction Achievement Award from the Australian Constructors Association and Engineers Australia
  • recognised by the Design Institute of Australia for its contribution to Victoria’s next generation of public amenity – named as ‘Best in State for Commercial Design’ in addition to overall ‘Public Design’ at the 2010 Interior Design Awards
  • shortlisted for the Built Environment category of  the 2010 Premier’s Sustainability Awards
  • a 2010 National Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Environmental Excellence Award and 2009 Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Environmental Excellence Award  (Victoria)
  • one of 24 buildings to be short-listed for the 2009 MIPIM Asia Awards, which reward the finest real estate achievements in the region
  • one of 272 building projects that have made it onto the 2009 shortlist for the world's biggest architecture contest - the World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards.
  • 2009 Green Supplier Gold Award which recognises environmental excellence and innovation within the international meetings industry
  • top honours at the 2009 Australian Property Institute Victorian Division’s Excellence in Property Awards, winning the Investa Environmental Development Award and the President’s Award
  • a 6-star green star rating from the Green Building Council of Australia for innovative environmental design
  • State Government Victorian Industry Participation Policy award for using local suppliers
  • Government Partnerships Excellence award from Infrastructure Partnerships Australia
  • 2009 Banksia Foundation Built Environment Award which recognises outstanding environmental features.
  • 2009 Building Product News Sustainability awards - top honours

The Melbourne Recital Centre (MRC) and MTC Theatre project has received the following honours:

  • 2010 Premier’s Design Award - shortlisted
  • one of 13 buildings to be shortlisted for the international Brit Insurance Designs of the Year architecture award. The architecture award is among the Design Museum’s annual exploration of the most innovative, interesting and forward-looking new work in design of all kinds, from around the world
  • 2009 Association of Consulting Engineers Awards for Excellence - Gold Award of Merit - Arup (acoustic engineer)
  • Best building in Australia at the 2009 Master Builders’ National Excellence in Building and Construction Awards,  the MRC and MTC Theatre project received two of the highest honours at the awards, National Commercial/Industrial Construction Award (over $100 million) and National Commercial Master Builder of the Year for the project builder, Bovis Lend Lease
  • the Emil Sodersten Award for Interior Architecture at the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2009 National Architecture Awards
  • one of 272 building projects that have made it onto the 2009 shortlist for the world's biggest architecture contest - the World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards
  • builder Bovis Lend Lease was awarded Master Builder of the Year at the Master Builders Association of Victoria’s 2009 Excellence in Construction Awards.  The project also won the Excellence in Construction award for buildings over $80 million
  • four of the highest honours at the 2009 Victorian Architecture Awards including the 2009 Victorian Architecture Medal, the William Wardell Award for public architecture, the Marion Mahony Award for interior architecture and the Joseph Reed Award for urban design
  • top honours for a public building at the prestigious 2009 Property Council of Australia/Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation & Excellence Gala Awards. The project won the Moore Stephens Award for Public Buildings from a shortlist of 22 public buildings
  • an Award for Excellence for Infrastructure (projects over $20 million) at the 2009 Victorian Engineering Excellence Awards
  • two awards at the 2009 Dulux Colour Awards, winning the Commercial Interior and the Grand Prix categories.

The Princes Pier restoration project has received the following honours:

  • the Outdoor Timber - stand alone structures award from the 2012 Australian Timber Design Awards
  • a commendation at the 2012 IES: The Lighting Society ANZ Excellence Awards - NDYLIGHT

Hamer Hall redevelopment

  • 2012 Excellence in Health and Safety – Master Builders Excellence in Construction Award (Victorian Chapter)
  • 2013 John George Knight Award - Heritage Architecture - Australian Institute of Architects (Victorian Chapter)
  • 2013 Public Architecture Award - Alterations & Additions - Australian Institute of Architects (Victorian Chapter)
  • 2013 Public Architecture Award - Commendation - Australian Institute of Architects (National)
  • 2013 Lachlan Macquarie Award - Heritage Architecture - Australian Institute of Architects (National)
  • 2013 Interior Design Award - Australian Institute of Architects (National)
  • 2013 Urban Design Award - Commendation - Australian Institute of Architects (National)
  • 2013 Australian Construction Achievement Awards – Finalist