Good Design Australia is an international design promotion organisation responsible for managing Australia’s annual Good Design Awards and other signature design events.
Australia’s annual Good Design Awards program is one of the oldest and most prestigious international design awards in the world, promoting excellence in design and innovation since 1958. It is recognised by the World Design Organization (WDO) as Australia’s peak international design endorsement program.
The Good Design Awards represent the diverse spectrum of design with 10 specific Design Disciplines, spanning 28 Categories. Through our annual Good Design Awards program, we proudly showcase superior examples of good design to a national and international audience.
With a proud history that dates back to 1958, we remain committed to promoting the importance of design to business, industry, government and the general public and the critical role it plays in creating a better, safer and more prosperous world.
Promoting the value and impact of design to business and industry, government and consumers.
Helping to foster a culture of design thinking, creativity and innovation in Australia and abroad.
Showcasing and celebrating excellence in design and design-led innovation.
A key driver of innovation, economic growth, export and productivity.
An essential link between creativity, innovation and commercial success.
The key to increasing social well-being and prosperity through empathy and insight.
Position design-led innovation as a national priority for Australia.
Increase the supply and demand for well designed products, services, spaces, places and experiences among consumers and end-users of design.
Advocating for the role of design to help create a more sustainable and prosperous Australia and ultimately, a better and more balanced world.
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