Nature Conservation Council’s seventh annual NSW Environment Awards
The 2012 NSW Environment Awards were presented during the Nature Conservation Council of NSW's Annual Conference at Sydney University on Saturday, 27 October. The awards are a celebration of the campaigns that have protected and enhanced the environment in NSW and recognition of the outstanding work of those who have made those campaigns happen. The 2012 awards were presented by Penny Figgis AO, director of the Australia Committee for the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and a leading member of the Australian environment movement for more than 30 years. Read more about Penny and the ACIUCN here.
For the most outstanding environmental effort by an individual. Winner: Justin Mckee. Prize: Two night luxury getaway at national award-winning eco-friendly accommodation Crystal Creek Meadows (see their special NCC offer at the end of this page).
The Rising Star Award
For the most outstanding new campaigner under the age of 30. Winner: Benjamin Hammond. Prize: Selected artwork from award-winning artist Rachel Carroll.
For the most outstanding NCC Member Group that has demonstrated an outstanding commitment and success in the conservation of the NSW environment. Joint Winners: Lane Cove Bushland & Conservation Society and Friends Of The Koala. Prize: $1,000 worth of services from ecoDesign ecoPrintas well as 1 year's free NCC membership.
The Allen Strom Hall of Fame
For long-standing service and commitment to the conservation movement, and for having the courage to challenge government and non-government decision-makers. Winner: John Hibberd. Prize: Framed award certificate and gift set from 3Fishand have their name inscribed on the Hall of Fame shield which remains on permanent display at the Nature Conservation Council.
The Community Climate Action Award
For the most inspiring climate action initiative by a climate-change community group. Winner: 100% Renewables. Prize:$1000 Managed Trust investment from Australian Ethical Investment.
Ziggy Megne Volunteer for the Environment Award
The Marie Byles Award
For the most outstanding new environmental campaign. Winner: Coal Terminal Action Group. Prize: 12 month subscription to Nation Builder website (sponsored by NCC.
Special offers from our sponsors
Crystal Creek Meadowsare offering a special getaway package if you mention the NSW Environment Awards.
Ascella Pure Winesare also offering a special discount to NCC members and supporters through their Friends of Ascella club.
Thank also to National Parks Association of NSW.
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