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UNAA World Environment Day Awards 2012: Nominations Now Open

Posted in Seeking by UNAAVictoria on April 16th, 2012

Each year, in support of United Nations World Environment Day (June 5), the United Nations Association of Australia recognises innovative and outstanding environmental initiatives and projects from across Australia through the World Environment Day Awards.  The Awards invite nominations from individuals, organisations and businesses that have taken positive steps towards sustainability and demonstrated environmental excellence in their homes, schools, communities and workplaces.

In 2012, the Awards are held in support of the International Year of Sustainable Energy for all and United Nations World Environment Day 2012 ‘Green Economy: Does it include you?’.

The 2012 Award Categories are:

  • Biodiversity Award
  • BHP Billiton Business Awards
  • Virgin Australia Community Award
  • Environmental School Award
  • Excellence in Marine and Coastal Management Award
  • Excellence in Sustainable Water Management Award
  • Green Building Award
  • Individual Award for Outstanding Service to the Environment
  • Local Government Awards
  • Media Award for Environmental Reporting
  • Peter Szental Award for Sustainability Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability Education Award
  • Sustainability Leadership Awards

ENTRY DEADLINE: 5pm, Friday 4 May

Winners will be announced at the Awards Presentation Dinner to be held on Friday 8 June at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne.

For more information about the Awards, including entry criteria and nomination forms, please visit

If you have any enquiries, don’t hesitate to contact the UNAA Victoria office on (03) 9670 7878 or via email:

Banksia Environmentalist of the Year: Open for Nominations

Posted in Seeking by Kate Archdeacon on June 17th, 2011

2011 Prime Minister’s Environmentalist of the Year and 2011 Environment Minister’s Young Environmentalist of the Year Awards are open for entry to recognise an outstanding contribution to a Sustainable Australia. Self-nominations and nominations on behalf of another individual and organisations are accepted. Nominated individuals and organisations must have achieved outcomes that have: made a significant contribution to a Sustainable Australia influenced understanding or appreciation of sustainability, in Australia and/or overseas, and provided leadership or inspiration in the field of sustainability.

Entries close July 22

Find out more on the website.

Seeking nominations for the World Environment Day Awards

Posted in Seeking by Ferne Edwards on February 9th, 2009

10th United Nations Association of Australia – World Environment Day Awards – A National Awards Program

Nominations for the United Nations Association of Australia World Environment Day Awards 2009 ARE NOW OPEN. The World Environment Day Awards is a national awards program which recognises businesses, local governments, organisations, community groups, individuals, schools and the media whose work serves to protect, manage or restore the environment.

For complete guidelines, entry criteria and nomination forms, please visit
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