2020 Winners

OUR WINNERS

yellow diamond

BANKSIA FOUNDATION

yellow diamond

2020 Winners

BANKSIA GOLD AWARD

 

Winner:

No opportunity wasted by Icon Water, ACT

No opportunity wasted is cultivating circular ecosystems and championing water industry innovation, by changing the way the water industry views its ‘wastes’ – from waste to resource.

Read More

THE MINISTER’S AWARD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

 

Finalists:

  • eWater Systems Pty Ltd, VIC

Winner:

Resource Recovery Partnerships by World’s Biggest Garage Sale in partnership with Officeworks, QLD

World’s Biggest Garage Sale is an impact venture, balancing the triple bottom line of people, planet and purpose, while also being committed to creating jobs for vulnerable and marginalised members of the community.

Read More

BANKSIA SMALL BUSINESS AWARD

 

Finalists:

  • eWater Systems Pty Ltd, VIC
  • Green Eco Technologies, VIC
  • Piping Hot Australia, NSW
  • PumpFree Energy, NSW
  • Reef Ecologic in Partnership with the Museum of Underwater Art and James Cook University, QLD
  • Unsurpassed Australian Grown Bio Nutrients Limited, NSW

Winner:

Yume Food, VIC

Yume is a fast growing, award-winning, social enterprise which has built an online marketplace where suppliers can list stranded surplus food and sell it to commercial buyers in the food industry.

Read More

BANKSIA MEDIUM BUSINESS AWARD

 

Finalists:

  • BioPak, NSW
  • NPF Industry Pty Ltd, QLD
  • Resource Recovery Partnerships by World’s Biggest Garage Sale in partnership with Officeworks, QLD

Winner:

Arkadia by Breathe Architecture in partnership with DKO Architecture and Oculus, VIC

100% fossil fuel free, Arkadia heralds a new wave of large-scale residential developments that bring together the best of community, sustainability and good design.

Read More

BANKSIA LARGE BUSINESS AWARD

 

Finalists:

  • ALDI, NSW
  • ICC Sydney, NSW
  • IKEA Australia, NSW
  • Ventia, NSW

Winner:

No opportunity wasted by Icon Water, ACT

No opportunity wasted is cultivating circular ecosystems and championing water industry innovation, by changing the way the water industry views its ‘wastes’ – from waste to resource.

Read More

BANKSIA COMMUNITY & CHARITY AWARD

 

Finalists:

  • Enable Social Enterprise, VIC
  • Kua, NSW
  • Share the Word Design Studio in Partnership with Woolworth’s, Lions International, Rye Community Action Group and Bendigo Bank, VIC
  • Sustainable Schools Network Limited, QLD

Winner:

Millennium Kids Inc, WA

Millennium Kids Inc is an environmental youth organisation that empowers young people with a ‘skills for life’ approach so they can become leaders and change-agents in their communities today.

Read More

BANKSIA GOVERNMENT AWARD

 

Finalists:

  • Department of Planning, Industry & Environment, NSW
  • Randwick City Council, NSW

Winner:

The Environment and Liveability Strategy by Sunshine Coast Council, QLD

The Environment and Liveability Strategy is providing long-term strategic direction to guide growth and shape the Sunshine Coast for future generations, by delivering a healthy environment and liveable Sunshine Coast.

Read More

BANKSIA NFP & NGO AWARD

 

Finalists:

  • Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation, Planet Ark and PREP Design in Partnership with Horizon Communication Group, NSW
  • Beyond Zero Emissions in Partnership with the Environment Centre Northern Territory, VIC
  • Conservation Volunteers Australia in Partnership with NRMA, VIC

Winner:

FEAST Program by OzHarvest, NSW

OzHarvest is Australia’s leading food rescue organisation, with a purpose to Nourish Our Country, by rescuing good food from going to landfill and delivering it to people in need.

Read More

BANKSIA RESEARCH & ACADEMIA AWARD

 

Finalists:

  • Blue Carbon Lab, Deakin University, in Partnership with HSBC and Earthwatch Australia, VIC

Winner:

Placemaking Sandbox by The University of Melbourne and the Place Agency Consortium, VIC

Place Agency is an award-winning innovative Placemaking knowledge sharing platform, supporting industry, students, communities and governments to shape better cities connecting people to nature and country.

Read More