Butch Lenton Award

This award honours the late Mayor of Winton Shire, Graham ‘Butch’ Lenton.

Butch Lenton Memorial Bush Councils Innovation Award

About the Award

The Butch Lenton MeButchlentonaward2020bmorial Bush Council Innovation Award was created in 2018 by Peak Services to recognise innovation in Queensland’s bush councils and celebrate the contribution the late Mayor of Winton Shire, Graham ‘Butch’ Lenton, made to his beloved community of Winton and the local government in Queensland.  

Past Winners 

Running since 2018, to date, three winners have received a $10,000 bursary to support the initiative awarded: 

This year, applications will be judged by a committee made up of LGAQ Chief Executive Officer, Greg Hallam AM, Peak Services Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Brent Reeman, Richmond Shire Council Mayor, John Wharton and Balonne Shire Council Mayor, Samantha O’Toole.

Applications now closed. Check back in June 2022.

The stories behind past awards