The 2012 Queensland Premier's Design Awards are open for entries. Australia's richest design prize, the Awards recognise the importance of design to business, lifestyle and innovation through the presentation of:
•A $40 000 Smart State Design Fellow to an individual or team who has significantly contributed to developing a design culture within Queensland. Entrants may be from any industry or sector.
•A $10 000 Emerging Design Leader Award to an emerging Queensland designer who embodies excellence in their expertise, talent, skill and commitment to design.