Community

Leadership and excellence in the delivery of sustainable initiatives which have demonstrated widespread benefits for Victorian communities.

2018 Finalists

Enable Social Enterprises – Expansion – Greener Futures Employability Program

Enable is a social enterprise in Melbourne’s north with a vision for a socially, environmentally and economically connected community without disadvantage. more

Kelly Mrocki – The Girl Who Saved the Frogs Incursion

The Girl Who Saved The Frogs is an incursion for Early Childhood Education Services, run by Early Childhood Co-Educator and Author/Illustrator Kelly Mrocki. more

Kensington Compost – Kensington Compost

Commencing in 2016 when a resident posted on a community Facebook page, asking where they could dispose of kitchen scraps to prevent them going to landfill, fifteen drop-off points were established, all maintained by volunteers.  more

 


Eligible entries:

Projects, programs, groups or individuals that have demonstrated direct sustainability benefits for a local community or communities in Victoria.

Eligible entries include initiatives that have been undertaken by:

– Community groups

– Individuals

– Not-for-profit organisations

 

Entry requirements:

– Entry needs to comply with the eligibility requirements for the selected category, as per above

– The majority of demonstrable results must have occurred during the calendar year of 2017

– If started prior to 2017, major new initiatives or significant differences must have occurred during 2017

– The demonstrable activities and results associated with the entry must be within Victoria.