Minister’s Award for the Environment

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MINISTER’S AWARD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

The Minister’s Award for the Environment recognises Australians for their work to protect and care for our unique natural environment. The Award recognises innovative projects with national significance that will inspire others to take action. 

Entries are welcome from individuals or groups whose work contributes to one or more of the following priorities:

  • Cutting greenhouse gas emissions
  • Adapting to climate change
  • Addressing key threats to reef ecosystems and marine species
  • Improving marine, estuarine and fresh water quality
  • Protecting biodiversity and threatened species
  • Cleaning up and revegetating urban environments
  • Combating land degradation & erosion
  • Improving ambient air quality

 

 

Key Areas of this Award:  Collaboration, Innovation, Policy, Social Impact, Natural Resource Management, Conservation.

Entries are encouraged from: Individuals or groups from academia, government, industry or the community. Eligible community organisations include not-for-profits and social enterprise groups taking practical action to protect the environment.

 Please note: It is FREE to enter this Award.


CRITERIA

1. PROFILE
Compile an introductory profile on your group or research/science initiative including your position, approach, and relevance within the community or marketplace.

2. OBJECTIVES
Define the need for this research/science initiative and outline your objectives and key performance indicators.

3. METHODOLOGY
Define the methodology, processes and resources used.

4. OUTCOMES
Describe and measure your key achievements, detailing the impact you intend to have on one or more of the above listed pillars and any new partnerships that have or could emerge.
Provide any results or data collected and where applicable compare and contrast against similar existing initiatives and industry standards.

5. INNOVATION
Detail the innovative aspects of this research/science initiative by illustrating how you have challenged orthodoxies, harnessed trends, understood needs and leveraged resources.

6. FUTURE PROSPECTS
Where to from here? What are the expectations and strategies for this research/science initiative going forward?


 

 Please note: It is FREE to enter this Award. 

The Environment Minister’s Award for a Cleaner Environment- Research and Science is proudly sponsored by the Australian Government- Department of the Environment

To view the full criteria for this Award Category as well as hints, and FAQ’S, please request the relevant Entry Kit via the link below.

PLEASE NOTE: It is free to enter this Award. 

 

 

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