2014 Excellence in the Environment Awards for Local Government DATE Tuesday 2 December Finalists Forum 9.00am – 12.15pm Awards Presentation 12.30pm – 3.00pm LOCATION UTS Aerial Function Centre, Level 7, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo COST Finalists Forum $33 (incl GST), or Forum and Awards lunch $77 per person (incl. GST). CONTACT Book tickets online at: lgnsw.org.au/eventstraining/environmentawards. For more information contact: LGNSW Environment Team on 9242 4000 Overview 11.15 - Concurrent sessions The Local Government NSW (LGNSW) awards recognise outstanding achievements by Local Government in NSW in managing and protecting the environment. Natural Environment Oceans of Waste, Joy Middledorp, Warringah Council Broulee Biocertification Project, Shannon Burt, Eurobodalla Shire Council Racing to Save the Mount Panorama Woodlands, Mick Callan, Bathurst Regional Council Linking, Thinking and Acting: Roadside Vegetation in the Murray Catchment, Natasha Lappin, Riverina and Murray Regional Organisation of Councils (RAMROC) The 2014 Awards will be presented on Tuesday 2 December at the UTS Aerial Function Centre, Ultimo. Prior to the presentation of the awards a Finalists Forum will be held to showcase awardwinning councils. Who should attend The Finalists Forum provides an opportunity to hear about the innovation and creativity across NSW councils in managing and protecting the environment, and all council staff and Councillors with an interest in such issues are encouraged to attend. Finalists Forum The Finalists Forum will feature presentations from a selection of 2014 finalists. 9:00 - Welcome and keynote address from Amanda McKenzie, CEO, Climate Council Followed by presentations from finalists in the 2014 Local Sustainability Award and the 2013 Local Sustainability Award Winner: 9:30 - Sustainability is core business in Lake Macquarie, Alice Howe, Lake Macquarie City Council 9.50 - Tap into SAP it’s where we are at! Jo Spicer, Tumut Shire Council 10:10 - Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD) Best Practice Project, Alex Williams, North Sydney Council 10:30 - 2013 Local Sustainability Award Winner: Study tour learnings, Peter Maganov, Manager Sustainability, Randwick City Council 10:45 - Morning tea Built Environment South Coast Regional Sea-Level Rise - Planning and Policy Response Framework, Isabelle Ghetti, Shoalhaven City Council and Norman Lenehan, Eurobodalla Shire Council The Orange Waste Project, Wayne Davis, Orange City Council Sustainable Procurement, Nicole Thompson, City of Canada Bay The Blacktown Showground Precinct Water Sensitive Urban Design Redevelopment, Larry Adams, Blacktown City Council Presentation Lunch The Awards will be presented during lunch, which will commence at 12:30pm and conclude at 3pm. The Master of Ceremonies at the Awards lunch will be stand-up comedian, Rod Quantock who writes and performs shows on climate change and sustainability. To register Book tickets online at lgnsw.org.au/eventstraining/environment-awards. Sponsors LGNSW appreciates the continued support from the Award sponsors: NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, NSW Environment Protection Authority, WorkCover NSW, NSW Ministry of Health, NSW Department of Primary Industries, Water Directorate, Local Land Services, NSW Roadside Environment Committee and Local Government Super.
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