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Unique masterclass opportunity for nominees

Nominees will receive an invitation to attend a free one-day masterclass to help support, inspire and strengthen the network of like-minded environmental champions in the Tweed.

Special guest facilitator, Sandi Middleton, will guide participants through activities to strengthen their environmental leadership skills, and work together on building and enhancing existing or new environmental projects.

Nominees will be contacted about their availability for the masterclass once nominations close. For more information, download the Free one-day masterclass overview (154kB PDF).

Introducing the Sustainability Awards

Celebrating local sustainability champions and environmental initiatives

We want to celebrate those champions in the community who are going above and beyond for the sustainability of the Tweed Shire.

Sustainability means balancing environmental, economic and social impacts to satisfy the needs of the present without affecting future generations’ ability to meet their needs. Read more about Council's Sustainability Program.

Your nomination sends a message that sustainability is important for the whole community and everyone is responsible for making this happen.

Nominations close at 4pm on Monday 2 September 2019 and the award winners will be announced at a showcase event on Friday 15 November 2019.

Who can be nominated?

The nominee must:

  • reside, be involved in projects, provide services and/or operate a business in the Tweed Shire local government area
  • show they have taken significant action in the past two years to benefit the Tweed environment
  • show their efforts to improve the Tweed environment are above and beyond what would be expected as a usual part of their job or organisation.

Conditions of entry

  • All information must be true and accurate to the best knowledge of the nominator.
  • The activities described must meet all relevant legislative and statutory regulations, Council rules and relevant industry codes.
  • The judge's decision is final and will be made in good faith.
  • Successful nominees(s) should be willing to engage in Council promotional activities.

How to make a nomination

  • Try to answer the questions with as much detail as possible. Judges may contact nominators and nominees for more information if required.
  • Preview the nomination form questions below and prepare your answers before filling out the online nomination form. Note: draft entries to the form can’t be saved prior to submitting, so prepare your answers elsewhere to avoid losing draft work. You can use the Word version of the Nomination Form (27kB DOCX) to prepare your answers if you'd prefer.
  • Please note, you can nominate yourself or someone else in one, two or all three categories.
  • Submit the completed form online or print and return to Council by 4pm on Monday 2 September.

For assistance in completing the nomination form, or for more information about the awards, contact Council on (02) 6670 2555 or email dfirestone@tweed.nsw.gov.au.

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