Environment Minister’s Award for a Cleaner Environment

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THE ENVIRONMENT MINISTER’S AWARD FOR A CLEANER ENVIRONMENT

The Environment Minister’s Award for a Cleaner Environment recognises Australians for their commitment to science and research in the national effort to protect and care for Australia’s environment. Eligible initiatives will demonstrate how science and research addresses one or more of the Minister’s Cleaner Environment pillars: Clean Land, Clean Air and Clean Water.

Individuals or groups who are addressing one of the following areas are encouraged to apply;

Clean Air

  • Implementing renewable energy
  • Reducing emissions

Clean Water

  • Addressing key threats to reef ecosystems and marine species
  • Water security measures

Clean Land

  • Cleaning up and revegetating urban environments
  • Combating land degradation
  • Conserving habitats
  • Protecting biodiversity and threatened species

Key Areas of this Award:  Scientific Breakthrough, Policy, Social Impact, Natural Resource Management, Conservation.

Entries are encouraged from: Scientists and researchers across academia, government, industry and the community. Eligible community organisations include not-for-profits and social enterprise groups who contribute to or apply science to their environmental work.

 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

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