DEWNR Volunteer Awards 2013

Date posted: 15 May 2013

Nominations are now open

The 2013 Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) Volunteer Awards recognise individuals and groups working directly with DEWNR for their voluntary contribution to the environment.

Whilst the efforts of all volunteers are valued, DEWNR takes special pride in honouring volunteers and volunteer groups who go above and beyond and inspire us all through their achievements.

Outstanding Achievement Award – Individual Contribution 

The Outstanding Achievement Award – Individual Contribution may be awarded to an individual, couple or family who volunteer in any capacity, including, but not limited to, biodiversity, heritage, partnerships, indigenous issues and projects, education, trails and community engagement. 

Outstanding Achievement – Volunteer Group Project

Three awards will be presented in 2013. The Outstanding Achievement Awards may be awarded to groups who volunteer in any capacity, including, but not limited to, biodiversity, heritage, partnerships, indigenous issues and projects, education, trails and community engagement. 

Eligibility

The awards are open to volunteers working directly with DEWNR, eg Friends of Parks members, project/individual volunteers, volunteers working under a specific DEWNR program.  

Recognition of award winners

The winner/s will receive $1,250 to further their conservation and/or natural resource management goals.

How to nominate

Nominations can be made by an individual, volunteer group, staff member or community member. Complete one of the nomination forms below and send your completed form to us by Friday 26 July 2013.

Nominations should be sent to:

Lynn Newman
Volunteer Support Unit
Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
GPO Box 1047
Adelaide SA 5001

Email: lynn.newman@sa.gov.au

For more information contact Lynn on the above email or phone (08) 8124 4841.

The closing date for nominations is Friday 26 July 2013.