Enter premiers sustainability awards

03 Apr 2018 The Free Press, Kilmore, VIC (General News) UPPER House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, is urging local sustainability champions to enter the 2018 Premiers Sustainability Awards to highlight the breadth of environmental success across the region. I know that across Northern Victoria there are many individuals, schools, community organisations and companies that are making a difference and doing exciting and rewarding sustainability work. The Sustainability Awards are there for people to share their efforts and be recognised for them, Ms Symes said. Our schools, businesses and community groups have a lot to be proud of when it comes to sustainability lets tell their stories and inspire others through Victorias most celebrated sustainability awards program. Now in their 16th year, the awards are open in ten categories: built environment, community, education, environmental justice, environmental protection, government, health, innovative products or services, small to medium enterprises and large business Im so proud that there are many local sustainability leaders and, with a category for everyone and every group, I would be delighted to see them enter this year, Ms Symes said. The Sustainability Awards are a great way to demonstrate how passionate and committed we are to reducing our environmental footprint, helping to stop the effects of climate change and creating a more liveable, engaged, prosperous community. Entries in the Premiers Sustainability Awards close on Thursday, June 7. Visit the website www.sustainabilityawards.vic.gov.au for more information and to read about last years finalists.Licensed by Copyright Agency. You may only copy or communicate this work with a licence.