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Sustainability Awards

National Banksia Sustainability Awards

35th National Banksia Sustainability Awards are now closed.

Get ready to showcase your sustainability leadership and make a positive impact on Australia’s future by entering the Banksia’s Awards!

The National Banksia Sustainability Awards shine a spotlight on the remarkable accomplishments of individuals, organisations, and communities across the nation.

As the longest-running and most prestigious sustainability awards in Australia, the 35th Banksia’s celebrate excellence in 14 categories, highlighting the diversity of sustainability practices right across the country.

Winning the prestigious National Banksia Sustainability Award is more than just a trophy on your shelf. It is a transformative accolade that catapults you to the forefront of sustainability leadership, amplifying your positive influence on the world.

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The National Banksia Sustainability Awards align with the United Nations SDGs, and our award entry process focuses on educating entrants about these goals.

Benefits of entering

Entering the Banksia Awards offers a multitude of benefits that extend beyond award recognition:

  • Showcase your business or project as a leader in sustainability.
  • Gain visibility and attract attention from potential investors, partners, and customers who prioritise sustainability.
  • Ensure your staff, team, or volunteers are rewarded and recognised for their efforts and contribution.
  • Receive valuable feedback and insights from the rigorous evaluation process, helping you enhance your sustainability initiatives.
  • Reflect on your achievements, results, and refine your communication by going through the Entry Process.
  • Access a vibrant community of like-minded individuals and organisations, fostering connections and collaborations.

Key Dates

Online Information Session: September 19th 2023

Entries Close: December 18th 2023

Interviews: February 2024

Finalists Announced: March 5th 2024

Awards Presentation: April 4th 2024

UN Sustainable Development Goals

The Banksia Awards are deeply rooted in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a comprehensive framework designed to address the world’s most pressing social, economic, and environmental challenges. For businesses, embracing the SDGs can bring numerous benefits, providing a strategic lens to assess and align operations, products, and services with sustainable practices.

Not sure where to start? Banksia’s partner, SDG Align, provides a free self-assessment tool that evaluates your organisation’s current sustainability practices. Based on the results of the self-assessment, businesses can access prioritised ‘opportunities for improvement cards’ with microlearning content to learn more about the SDGs and how to make meaningful change.



Check out our past winners from the 34th National Banksia Sustainability Awards.


Be supported through your awards submission and gain valuable feedback and inspiring insights.


Join us on our journey towards a happy and sustainable future.