Sustainability awards open

04 Apr 2018 Benalla Ensign, Benalla VIC (General News) State Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, is urging local sustainability stars to enter the 2018 Premiers Sustainability Awards and spotlight 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, Ms Symes said. The Premiers Sustainability Awards are there for people to share their efforts and be recognised for them. 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 10 categories: Built environment; Community; Education; Environmental justice; Environmental protection; Government; Health; Innovative products or services; Small and 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 Victorian Premiers 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. for more information and to read about last years inspiring finalists. Caption Text: Jaclyn SymesLicensed by Copyright Agency. You may only copy or communicate this work with a licence.