ACT Sustainable Cities Awards Presentation 2014

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MEDIA ALERT
Thursday 17 July 2014
Contact Alice Morgan
Phone 02 8626 9396
Email alice@kab.org.au

 

What: ACT Sustainable Cities Awards Presentation 2014
When: Tuesday 22 July 2014
Media call time: 11.20am for announcements at 11.30am

Guest Speakers: Dorte Ekelund, Director-General, Environment and Sustainable Development ACT Government; Dr Shane West, Manager Sustainability Office, Facilities & Services Division, ANU; Local sustainable fashion designer, Alice Sutton

Rolfe Hartley, Chair of the ACT Sustainable Cities Judging Committee

Location: ANU Commons, Lena Karmel Lodge, 26 Barry Drive, Acton

Please confirm if you will be attending so that a representative can greet you upon arrival. Alice: alice@kab.org.au or 02 8626 9396

“Now in its 10th year, the awards provide an excellent opportunity for the efforts of our local community groups, businesses, industry and government to be recognised in their work towards achieving a sustainable future for Canberra.”

Katy Gallagher MLA, Chief Minister

The ACT Sustainable Cities Awards program recognise the efforts made by residents, community based organisations, businesses and local government agencies in achieving sustainability in the ACT.

The 2013 winners, Canberra Indian Myna Action Group, will be handing over their title to one of the following entrants:

  • ACTEW Water
  • ACTEW Water + Southern ACT Catchment Group
  • ACTSmart Business Sustainability Expo 2013
  • Armada
  • Boy & Girl Co
  • Calwell Early Childhood Centre
  • Canberra Urban Honey
  • Hindmarsh Construction Australia
  • Isabella Plains Early Childhood School: Backyard Rangers
  • Jigsaw Housing: Thorn Place House
  • Jigsaw Modular
  • Kokonut Pacific
  • Lyneham High School
  • ANU: Move Out Recycling
  • Move Out Recycling Committee at ANU
  • SEE-Change INC
  • Solar Share Canberra
  • The Canberra College
  • Canberra City Farm: Urban Agriculture Australia
  • Conservation Volunteers Australia : Volunteer Interpreter program at Tidbinbilla and Namadgi
  • Weetangera Primary School

The day will be attended by representatives from the finalists, a panel of judges who have judged each submission, special guest speaker sustainable fashion designer Alice Sutton, as well as staff from Keep Australia Beautiful.

The Keep Australia Beautiful ACT Sustainable Cities Awards are an initiative of Keep Australia Beautiful National, sponsored by the Do The Right Thing program, Category sponsor Environment & Sustainable Development Department of the ACT, and Event sponsor ANUgreen.

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