Innovation & Excellence Awards Website 2015

This award is for a master planned community where no less than 250 dwellings have been completed.

Eligible entrants are master planned communities that have been completed in the previous five years, have   been operating for at least one year as at 31 December 2014 and have not previously won the award. Also where the development is multi staged the entrant may nominate a completed stage and will be awarded on the basis of the completed stage only. The entrant may also enter further stages as they are completed in future awards but will only be recognised for those nominated stages not previous ones.

The award is open to members of the Property Council of Australia only. Innovation in your responses should be clearly expressed.

Eagle Lighting Australia Award for Best Master Planned Community (5 finalists)

Name of Development State Owner Nominator
Brightwater  QLD Stockland Stockland
Highlands VIC Stockland Stockland
Newhaven WA Stockland Stockland
Settlers Hills WA Stockland Stockland
Vale WA Stockland Stockland



Established in 1972, Eagle Lighting Australia design and manufacture energy efficient lighting solutions for the office, education, healthcare and associated market sectors out of their state-of-the-art facility in Melbourne. They distribute the leading European lighting brands of Fagerhult, SIMES and Designplan whose products complete their architectural, outdoor lighting and vandal resistant offering to the Australian market. Eagle Lighting Australia employs 110 people in Australia and is represented by distributors in W.A., S.A. and TAS. Eagle Lighting Australia - our people, our product, our planet.
Highlands (VIC)
Owned and nominated by Stockland

Located 35 minutes north of Melbourne’s CBD, Highlands is one of Australia’s fastest growing communities.  The 8,500 home development - featuring some of the best schools, recreation and family-friendly facilities in the region -  supports healthy, active lifestyles, encourages community spirit and supports employment, with almost 57,000 jobs created over the construction period and beyond.