2018 Australia Day Awards: Environment and Sustainability Award
  • Last updated:
  • 19 Oct 2017

Outstanding achievement by an individual, group or partnership that has achieved outstanding Environment and Sustainability outcomes for the Sunshine Coast community.

Assessment criteria - Demonstrated achievement in one or more of the following: 

  • Sustainability Innovation - Recognises the outcomes of innovative principles and actions associated with developing sustainable communities
  • Environmental Protection and Enhancement - Recognises outcomes that aid in protection of the natural environment focusing on the conservation and rehabilitation of native flora and fauna
  • Culture and Landscape - Recognises outcomes which proudly preserve and value cultural history and the Sunshine Coast's natural character and amenity
  • Youth Engagement - Recognises positive environmental programs/events which encourage and promote youth initiatives and environmental education and/or achievement. 
  • Community Action & Partnerships - Recognises highly collaborative outcomes that have resulted in increasing neighbourhood enrichment, including; community beautification, health and wellbeing, community pride, social connectivity and improved environmental and economic outcomes.
  • Energy Innovation - Recognises sustainable energy management which focuses on innovative energy efficiency measures, the adoption of renewable technologies and clean energy generation.
  • Resource Recovery & Waste Management - Recognises achievement in resource recovery and waste management including initiatives which conserve resources, recover and reuse materials, create new product/markets, and assist in litter prevention.
  • Water Conservation and Quality - Recognises outcomes that achieve sustainable water management through innovative water conservation, water re-use initiatives and practices that improve water quality

All nominees must be residents of the Sunshine Coast Council local government area.

When making a submission, please refer to the entry rules.

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