Environmental Justice

Demonstrated leadership to ensure the fair treatment of disadvantaged members of the community through their active participation in environmental justice initiatives.

Eligible entries

  • Projects, programs, individuals or groups that engage in environmental justice activities.

For this category, environmental justice is defined as ensuring:

  • environmental benefits and harms are distributed fairly
  • affected communities are able to participate in the decision-making process.

Eligible entries include initiatives that could have been undertaken by:

  • Individuals
  • Community groups
  • Businesses
  • Organisations
  • Government.

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 2018
  • If started prior to 2018, major new initiatives or significant differences must have occurred during 2018
  • The demonstrable activities and results associated with the entry must be within Victoria.

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