Life-changing service design brings First Nations communities together

21 September 2021

Life-changing service design brings First Nations communities together

Working “shoulder to shoulder” with First Nations People helped Fitzroy company Today produce an award-winning service design.

The Bold and the Beautiful: a new look for the VPDA

09 September 2021

The Bold and the Beautiful: a new look for the VPDA

Following a public tender, Tony and Melinda Coombes from leading design company Coowhi were given the task of rebranding, to re-establish the awards as a voice of leadership and excellence in the sector.

Meet the Chair of the Victorian Premier’s Design Awards

02 September 2021

Meet the Chair of the Victorian Premier’s Design Awards

Celina Clarke has been in the design business for over thirty years and says the awards create a benchmark for design excellence.

Entries Now Open For The 25th Premier’s Design Awards

24 August 2021

Entries Now Open For The 25th Premier’s Design Awards

The Victorian Government is marking 25 years of design excellence, with this year’s Victorian Premier’s Design Awards set to showcase more ground-breaking design ideas.

World first eye imaging device wins top honours

20 August 2021

World first eye imaging device wins top honours

Cobalt Design in North Melbourne has taken out the Victorian Premier’s Design Award’s top honour for a revolutionary eye testing machine due to be launched later this year.

Fighting the pandemic through design

19 August 2021

Fighting the pandemic through design

RMIT University design students have come up with an award-winning recyclable gown for medicos treating patients with COVID-19.

2020 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards Announced

31 March 2021

2020 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards Announced

A world-first 3D diagnostic machine for measuring optical properties of the eye has received the highest honour for design in Victoria, taking out the prestigious Victorian Premier’s Design Award of the Year, as well as Best in Category for Product Design.

Awards Ceremony Video Highlights

31 March 2021

Awards Ceremony Video Highlights

View all the videos of the 2020 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards Ceremony, National Gallery of Victoria. Best in Category Awards.

Design Awards Ceremony Photos

31 March 2021

Design Awards Ceremony Photos

The 2020 Victorian Premier's Design Awards Ceremony was held at the National Gallery of Victoria on Wednesday 31st March 2021.

New Victorian Hearing Aid Tech is music to all ears

01 July 2018

New Victorian Hearing Aid Tech is music to all ears

The Victorian Government is supporting local, world-first technology that will give Victorians better access to more convenient, affordable hearing aids.

2018 Premier's Design Awards Announced

30 March 2018

2018 Premier's Design Awards Announced

Indigenous design charter receives Victoria’s highest design honour A ground-breaking Indigenous design charter has taken out the highest design honour in Victoria receiving the 2018 Victorian Premier’s Design Award of the Year.

2017 Victorian Premier's Design Awards Announced

08 December 2017

2017 Victorian Premier's Design Awards Announced

Unique exercise equipment that makes child’s play out of a serious gym workout has taken out the top prize in the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards.

2016 Victorian Premier's Design Awards Announced

15 December 2016

2016 Victorian Premier's Design Awards Announced

A ground-breaking bicycle bell has been awarded the 2016 Victorian Premier’s Design Award of the Year, the highest honour for design and innovation in the state.

2015 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards Announced

08 October 2015

2015 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards Announced

Winners of the 2015 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards were announced last night at Government House in front of Victoria’s leading designers and architects.

2014 Victorian Premier's Design Awards

02 October 2014

2014 Victorian Premier's Design Awards

The 2014 Premier's Design Award Winner announced on Wednesday 1 October was awarded to The Commons, designed by Breathe Architecture and commissioned by Small Giants. The Commons was also awarded the Best In Category for Architectural Design.