Environmental Protection

Leadership and excellence by an organisation, community group or individual to proactively prevent harm to Victoria’s environment and people from pollution or waste.

Eligible entries

  • Projects that have contributed to the prevention of harm to the environment and human health in Victoria from pollution or waste. Outcomes can include initiatives that prevent harm through:
  • specially developed technology and/or equipment
  • changes in practices and processes
  • education programs, resources or activities that have informed the community and/or businesses and helped people be active participants in protecting their environments.

Eligible entries include projects and initiatives that have been undertaken by:

  • Large business
  • Small to medium enterprises (SMEs)
  • Government
  • Community groups
  • Individuals.

These projects and initiatives may have been undertaken by businesses that the Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) regulates.

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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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