The Association has been recognised for its leadership and member contribution to Queensland

On 27 February 2015, The Commissioner of the Queensland Police Service, Mr Ian Stewart, presented WRIQ with the Assistant Commissioners Certificate of Recognition for the members contribution in maintaining a high level of service and delivery during the G20 International Heads of Government meeting in November 2014.

In November 2014, the Chief of Army Lieutenant-General David Morrison, AO presented WRIQ with his medallion acknowledging the work WRIQ members were doing with past and present, Wounded Injured and Ill soldiers of the Australian Army.

In 2012, the Honorable Lord Mayor Cr Campbell Newman and Chair of City Services Cr David McLachlan from the Brisbane City Council presented CEO Mr Rick Ralph with a certificate of appreciation of the Industries work with the Council.

In 2011 the Association was awarded the Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Association with its Australian Environmental Excellence Award.

The Association’s Chief Executive Office Rick Ralph received the Australian Industry Excellence Award for Industry Leadership.