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

Applications now open

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, four winners have received a $10,000 bursary to support the initiative awarded: 

Applications will be judged by a panel of council representatives from across Queensland, along with Peak Services Managing Director and CEO, Brent Reeman. The award is presented at the LGAQ Annual Conference each year and showcased at the Bush Councils Convention, held every two years.

The stories behind past awards