WEDA 2014 IMAGEEach year, in support of United Nations World Environment Day (June 5), the United Nations Association of Australia recognises innovative and outstanding environmental programs and initiatives from across Australia and the important work of Australian environmental leaders through its World Environment Day Awards.

The annual national World Environment Day Awards invite nominations from individuals, organisations, businesses, local councils, schools, journalists and community groups whose work serves to protect, manage or restore our natural heritage.

The preeminent national awards play an important role in raising awareness about key environmental issues and challenges, and inspiring and motivating individuals, organisations and businesses to take positive steps towards sustainability and environmental excellence in their homes, schools, communities and workplaces.

Award Categories:

NSW Office of Environment and Heritage Sustainability Leadership Awards

Swinburne University of Technology Excellence in Sustainable Product Design Award

Hanson’s Green Building Award

Virgin Australia Community Award

Biodiversity Award

Business Awards

Environmental School Award

Excellence in Sustainable Water Management Award

Individual Award

Local Government Awards

Media Award for Environmental Reporting

Sustainability Education Award

Nominations for the UNAA World Environment Day Awards are NOW OPEN. Entries close AT 5pm Friday, 2 May.

Winners will be announced at the Awards Presentation Dinner to be held on Friday 13 June 2014, at the Crystal Ballroom, Milsons Point Sydney.

For further information, please contact the UNAA Victoria office on (03) 9670 7878 or at For entry forms , please visit

By United Nations Association of Australia (Victoria Division)|2017-11-06T18:12:54+10:00April 24th, 2014|0 Comments