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Regional Achievement and Community Awards

Monday 21 July, 2014

Nominations for the 2014 Regional Achievement and Community Awards are open until Wednesday 23 July.

Parks Victoria is encouraging nominations for the Parks Victoria Environmental Sustainability Award. This category acknowledges individuals, groups and organisations that show a proven passion and dedication towards improving the environment and human well-being in regional and rural areas.

This Award recognises those who aim to improve our patterns of consumption and environmental behaviour and understand that individual and community health are reliant on a healthy parks system.

For more information or to obtain a nomination information brochure visit www.awardsaustralia.com or call the Awards office on 9720 2277.

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