2019 Awards for Excellence in Concrete


The Kevin Cavanagh Trophy 
Congratulations to the 2019 winner of the Kevin Cavanagh Trophy - “Anzac Memorial Centenary Project” by Taylor Thomson Whitting, Johnson Pilton Walker, Precast Concrete Products, and Built, from NSW, entered in the Commercial Buildings Category.

The Concrete Institute of Australia is pleased to announce the 2019 Awards for Excellence in Concrete National Winners!!

Residential Buildings - Mosman House submitted by Partridge Structural.

Commercial Buildings - Anzac Memorial Centenary Project submitted by Taylor Thomson Whitting, Johnson Pilton Walker, Precast Concrete Products, and Built.

Infrastructure Projects - Mandurah Bridge Replacement Project submitted by Main Roads WA, BG&E, City of Mandurah, and Georgiou Group.

Repair & Rehabilitation - Brooklyn Trunk Sewer BTS001 submitted by Eywad.

Technology & Innovation LaTrobe Street Student Accommodation submitted by Hickory Construction Group.
59 entries were submitted for the 2019 Awards for Excellence in Concrete program. 
Established in 1971, the Awards for Excellence in Concrete recognise and publicise the many significant contributions to excellence in concrete design, construction and materials in Australia.
Concrete related projects, technologies and innovations are all eligible to receive an award. The Institute's Awards program caters for projects of all sizes, and organisations alike. Entries are judged separately in five distinct categories.
Our Awards for Excellence in Concrete program fulfils the Concrete Institute of Australia's mission, "to promote and develop excellence in concrete research, technology, application, design and construction".
Judging is currently taking place and we are looking forward to promoting another exciting group of Award entries that showcase excellence in concrete.
If you are have any questions about our program please feel free to contact the Concrete Institute of Australia’s Marketing and Event Services Officer, Pooja Srivastava on 02 9955 1744 or at [email protected]
State Awards for Excellence in Concrete
All entries were judged in groups based on the state in which they are completed, and winners were awarded with an Award for Excellence in Concrete. Winners received a framed Award certificate. More than one award was able to be granted in each category. These awards were presented at Institute Branch Awards functions held in July 2019.

The entries that progressed to the National Awards are:

Residential Buildings
  • 1. Castle Cove House - Olding Constructions, TERROIR, Simpson Design Associates, and G&D Concrete. NSW
  • 2. Extruded House - MCK Architects and Toki Construction. NSW
  • 3. Mosman House - Partridge Structural. NSW
  • 4. St. Georges Road House - Perrett Simpson, Raid Studio, and Arnet & Browning. Victoria
  • 5. Roscommon House - Neil Cownie Architect. Western Australia
Commercial Buildings
  • 1. Anzac Memorial Centenary Project - Taylor Thomson Whitting, Johnson Pilton Walker, Precast Concrete Products, and Built. NSW
  • 2. Lucent - DBCorp, Cavcorp and Torre Developments. Queensland
  • 3. Waltzing Matilda Centre -  A.Gabrielli Construction Pty Ltd, Jolliffe Concreting, Bligh Tanner, and Cox Architecture
  • 4. University of South Australia's Cancer Research Institute -  Wallbridge Gilbert Aztec (WGA), Swanbury Penglase / BVN, Hansen Yuncken, and University of South Australia. South Australia
  • 5. Perth Children's Hospital - Aurecon. Western Australia
  • 6. DFO Perth - Georgious Group. Western Australia
Infrastructure Projects
  • 1. Bridge over Clarence River at Harwood - Acciona Ferrovial Joint Venture. NSW
  • 2. Bringelly Road Bridge - Lendlease Engineering. NSW
  • 3. Sydney Metro Nothwest Surface and Viaduct (SVC) Contract - Salini Impregilo S.p.A. NSW
  • 4. The Tramway shared path and seawall project - Wollongong City Council. NSW
  • 5. Ellenbrook Water Tank - BG&E, Water Corporation, and Georgiou Group Western Australia
  • 6. Mandurah Bridge Replacement Project - Main Roads WA, BG&E, City of  Mandurah, and Georgiou Group. Western Australia
  • 7. South Metropolitan TAFE (Murdoch T Block building) - Airey Taylor Consulting, Armstrong Parkin Architects, Delta Corporation, EMCO Builders. Western Australia
Repairs & Rehabilitation
  • 1. Barwon Water Head Office Redevelopment - GHD. Victoria
  • 2. Brooklyn Trunk Sewer BTS001 Rehabilitation - Eywad. Victoria
 Technology & Innovation
  • 1. Bridge over the Richmond River at Broadwater - Lendlease Engineering. NSW
  • 2. Guide to Historical Steel Reinforcement in Australia - Steel Reinforcement Institute of Australia. NSW
  • 3. VDC Precast Concrete - Richmond River Bridge - Australian Precast Solutions and Lendlease Engineering. NSW
  • 4. WestConnex 1B C&C Tunnel Hydrocarbon Fire Design - Arcadis. NSW
  • 5. Arrowhead Artificial Reef - Pacific Marine Group, Glynn Tucker Consulting Engineers, and HME Consulting Engineers. Queensland
  • 6. Quickcell Wide Flange Super I-Girder - Quickcell Technology Products. Queensland
  • 7. Innovative Very-High Strength Concrete (up to150 MPa) for Super Tall Buildings: Pushing the Boundaries - LafargeHolcim, Pronto Concrete, and The University of Melbourne. Victoria
  • 8. LaTrobe Street Student Accommodation - Hickory Construction Group Pty Ltd. Victoria
  • 9. State of the art design and manufacture of segmental tunnel linings -Salini Impregilo - NRW JV and Boral. Western Australia

National Awards for Excellence in Concrete
Winners of Awards for Excellence from each state were judged in their separate categories for an overall category winner. The winner received a Medallion for Excellence in Concrete and an accompanying certificate. From those entries receiving a Medallion for Excellence in Concrete, one was judged to receive the Kevin Cavanagh Trophy for Excellence in Concrete and an accompanying certificate. National awards were presented at the Institute’s 2019 Conference Dinner on 10 September 2019 which was proudly sponsored by Cement Australia.





Gala Dinner Partner


Commercial Buildings Category

Infrastructure Projects Category


Repairs & Rehabilitation Category

Technology & Innovation Category