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Nominations are sought for the AUSMEPA Environmental Award 2011

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

The Board of the Australian Marine Environment Protection Association is seeking nominations for the AUSMEPA Environmental Award for 2010/2011.

The AUSMEPA Environment Award is presented to worthy recipients to recognise and promote achievements, innovation and best practice in minimising marine pollution and the protection of the marine environment. The AUSMEPA Environmental Award can be awarded to individuals, community groups, businesses and government agencies or departments.
Nominations are sought from the environmental community as well as business and other organisations. Nominations should be submitted to the AUSMEPA Executive Director, PO Box 4282, HAWKER, ACT 2614 by 30 October 2010.
Nominations for the Environmental Award must meet the following criteria:

  • the introduction of an innovative service or practice which reduces marine pollution and enhances the protection of the marine environment
  • the undertaking of a service or practice which reduces marine pollution and enhances the protection of the marine environment
  • a significant achievement or contribution to reducing marine pollution and/or enhancing the protection of the marine environment.
  • the nominee should be based and operate in Australia and the benefits must be to the Australian marine environment
The AUSMEPA Board will review all nominations that generally meet the required criteria. However, in some years, if nominations fall short of the requited high level, an award may not be made in that year. Environmental

Awards made to date:
2010 No award made
2009 Government of Victoria (EPA Victoria and Melbourne Water)
2008 and 2007 No award made
2006 SEA SA Pty. Ltd.
For more information about AUSMEPA see www.ausmepa.org.au