2009: Sunrise awarded FIABCI prix d’excellence international award – first runner up. This is (to date) the only Australian development which has ever been placed for this prestigious place.
2008: Sunrise voted Australia’s Best Sustainable Development in Australia by the Urban Development Institute of Australia.
2007: the Best Sustainable Development in Queensland by the Urban Development Institute of Australia.
2007: Travel Innovators Awards, by Travel + Leisure magazine.
2004: Certificate of Conservation Achievement, Queensland Government