MEDIA RELEASE Monday 11 August 2014 Media Contact Alice Morgan Phone (02) 8626 9396 Email email@example.com
City of Manly are the Sustainable Cities overall title holders for 2014, won at the Keep New South Wales Beautiful, Sustainable Cities Awards towards the end of July. This now makes them a finalist for the Australian Sustainable Cities Awards. The National awards will be held in November, hosted by last year’s winners, the City of Marion, South Australia.
City of Manly will be visited by Australian Sustainable Cities judge Cameron Little in the coming weeks, to compare them to finalists from all over the country.
Mr Little said, “To be recognised on a national stage is quite the achievement for Manly Council. I can’t wait to see their winning projects first hand.”
The Australian Sustainable Cities Awards encourage, motivate and celebrate the local sustainability achievements of urban communities across Australia, and have been running since 2007.
National Sustainable Cities finalists already announced include:
Canberra Urban Honey, Australian Capital Territory
Glenorchy City Council, Tasmania
City of Brimbank, Victoria
City of Palmerston, Northern Territory
Queensland (announced 15 August)
South Australia (announced 28 August)
Western Australia (announced 8 September)
The Keep Australia Beautiful Australian Sustainable Cities Awards are sponsored by the Do The Right Thing program.