The CCF Earth Awards


This is an ideal opportunity to present your company’s capabilities to the industry, your clients and prospective clients. Be recognised as a Finalist or Winner at Branch and National levels for your company’s excellence in the Civil Construction Industry.

The awards recognise Civil Construction Companies who have recently been involved in a project which has excelled in:

  • Project & Construction Management
  • Innovation
  • People Development & Training
  • Quality
  • Safety
  • Environment
  • Stakeholders



  • Project value up to $2M 
  • Project Value $2M to $5M 
  • Project Value $5M to $10M 
  • Project Value $10M to $30M 
  • Project Value $30M to $75M 
  • Project Value more than $75M 


Submissions will be assessed against the following criteria:

1. Project & Construction Management (30%) 

a) Project Planning & Management
b) Construction excellence and industry best practice
c) Technical complexities
d) Project timing/milestones and budgets

2. Innovation (20%)
a) Innovation concept and implementation

3. People Development & Training (10%)
a) Initiatives / Programmes / Recognition

4. Quality (10%)
a) Planning management and outcomes

5. Safety (10%)
a) Planning management and outcomes

6. Environment (10%)
a) Planning management and outcomes

7. Stakeholders (10%)
a) Planning management and outcomes


The awards are open to all Australian Civil Construction companies.

Entries are welcome for projects involving either:

  • Single Contractors; or
  • Joint Entry; involving Contractor/Client/Consultant/Designer; or
  • Overseas Aid Projects – CCF Members only in the Asia/Pacific region (companies entering such projects will be required to assist in travel costs for judging).


A project is eligible for the Earth /awards if it completed in the 12 months to 31 March 2018 or has reached “practical completion stage” (Ref. AS4000 – 1997) at 31 March 2019.

Please email your completed Expression of Interest Form to [email protected] or post to PO Box 36519, WINNELLIE NT 0821 

Nominations are now closed for 2019

View the 2019 CCF Earth Awards Expression of Interest form. (PDF)

The CCF Excellence in Training Awards in conjunction with Earth Awards

CCF also acknowledges the importance of recognising the outstanding efforts and achievements by the next generation of contractors undertaking tertiary education and apprenticeships in the civil construction industry.

The 2019 Trainee and Apprentice Application is available to download and following are the categories:

First year Apprentice of the Year
NT Mature Age Achiever
Indigenous Training Award
Rae Snodgrass Apprentice of the Year

Entries close Friday 17th May 2019

The annual Awards for Excellence in Training are an opportunity to recognise the efforts and achievements of people undertaking courses and apprenticeships in the civil construction industry and help give them the best possible start to their new careers with awards being given to the highest achieving people over the past 12 months. Both events will be celebrated at a Gala Dinner each year.

Earth Awards / Trainee & Apprentice Awards Results from Previous Years