2013 State & Territory Coastcare Award Entry Deadline Extended!
The closing date for entries in the 2013 State & Territory Landcare Awards has been extended in several states, giving Landcarers, farmers and community groups some valuable extra time to get their entries in and be a part of these prestigious biennial Awards.
Entries have closed in New South Wales, Tasmania and Victoria, and the closing dates in all other states and territories are:
Australian Capital Territory
The nine diverse categories cover a wide range of environmental projects and themes, including sustainable agriculture, coastal rehabilitation, Junior Landcare team work, and Indigenous land management. Individuals, schools, community groups and networks working to protect or restore local environments can be nominated or nominate themselves.
All winners at a State & Territory level in each of the nine national categories go forward as finalists to the 2014 National Landcare Awards.
This award will be made to a community group/network for excellence in activities that have contributed to the significant improvement of local coastal and/or marine environments, including estuaries, coastal and marine wetlands and salt marsh ecosystems.
Indigenous Land Management Award
This award will be made to an outstanding indigenous community group or individual that is working towards improving land use and/or enhancing or protecting an area on behalf of the community. Other award classifications:
Individual Landcarer Award
Westpac Agribusiness Innovative Young Landcare Leader Award
Qantas Landcare Innovative Community Group Award
Partnerships with Landcare Award
Innovation in Sustainable Farm Practices Award
Landcare Facilitator or Coordinator Award
Junior Landcare Team Award
To submit a nomination, or to read about the categories, criteria and closing dates,click here.