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Animals Australia wins Gold in 2022 Good Design Awards.

Animals Australia has been awarded Gold in the Good Design Awards for their new website, adding to several other recent accolades including the 2022 McFarlane Prize for Site of the Year and 2022 Non-Profit Site of the Year, and Webby Awards Honoree for Websites and Mobile Sites Best User Interface 2022. As a Gold Award Winner, the Animals Australia website exceeds the judging criteria and acknowledges the dedication of the Animals Australia and August teams’ championing of quality design and enabling powerful advocacy.

“To be recognised with an Australian Good Design Award is a significant achievement, given the incredibly high standard of projects submitted in this year’s Awards. ”

—Dr. Brandon Gien, CEO of Good Design Australia and Chair of the Australian Good Design Awards

Animals Australia website landing page featuring a variety of farm animals and brand's values.


The World Design Organisation recognises the Good Design Award as Australia’s top accolade for design excellence. Established in 1958, it is one of the world’s longest-running international design programs, promoting excellence in design and innovation.

“The Good Design Award is a valuable independent endorsement of professional design quality. It tells the world this project not only represents design excellence, but it also surpasses the criteria for design innovation and design impact.”

— Dr. Brandon Gien, CEO of Good Design Australia and Chair of the Australian Good Design Awards


If you watch the news, you are aware of Animals Australia’s work to support critical changes to live export regulation or heard about the important reforms to the greyhound racing industry. Chances are you’ve ended up on the Animals Australia or VegKit websites from seeing their advocacy work. Their extensive digital platform plays a supporting role to inform supporters, provide resources, and deploy a wide range of best-practice design and technical features.

“The work undertaken to align and consolidate various unique targeted campaigns under the one core umbrella brand, and to strengthen and reconfirm the overarching core brand of Animals Australia is to be applauded.”

— Good Design Awards Jury Comments on Animals Australia Website

Animals Australia Website Tiles


Animals Australia and August collaborated to co-design a crafted solution that increases the effectiveness and responsiveness of the Animals Australia team.

This work provides a consistent visual language and robust, yet clean visual presentation of the vision and lets the work and importantly the animals be the key message and be the star. Built collaboratively using solid principles of codesign, this has resulted in an excellent example of good digital web design.”

— Good Design Awards Jury Comments on Animals Australia Website






The Australian Good Design Award accolade, more commonly known as the “Good Design Tick”, is among the most respected and recognised international design endorsement symbols in the industry. Each year, the Good Design Awards attract new and innovative design projects from around the world, celebrating the very best in all areas of design.

The ‘tick’ is a visible indicator of good design and a brand’s commitment to excellence in design and innovation. A product, project or service displaying the Australian Good Design Award trademark is recognised as being professionally designed to the highest standards, and put through a rigorous design evaluation by an independent panel of design experts using a comprehensive evaluation process.

Winning a Gold tick goes even further – it demonstrates that the design “exceeds” the Good Design criteria, and is a coveted achievement in the field of design globally to achieve.

We are proud to have collaborated with Animals Australia on such an important project for enabling their work and to continue to work together to deliver further exciting projects.

“The Good Design Awards recognise and celebrate the transformative power of design thinking to find innovative, customer-centric solutions to local and global challenges and this year’s Award-winning projects reflect just that. My sincere congratulations to all the designers, engineers, architects and innovators recognised in this year’s Awards—you deserve to be celebrated at the highest level.”

— Dr. Brandon Gien, CEO of Good Design Australia and Chair of the Australian Good Design Awards


We join Dr. Gien in congratulating the other 2022 Good Design Awards winners—take a look at the Finalists here—with a special mention to AdvanCell Isotopes for taking out the highest design honour of overall Good Design of the Year for their work on the groundbreaking cancer treatment enabler, the AdvanCell’s Generator.

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