NSW Environmental Educator of the Year Awards

The NSW Environmental Educator of the Year Awards recognise individuals in NSW who show outstanding abilities to raise the level of environmental awareness in the community and who provide leadership, innovation and inspiration to others thus contributing to quality environmental education.

Nominations for the 2018 Environmental Educator of the Year Awards are now closed.

There are 3 categories where a finalist will be announced:
1. Government
2. Formal (School & early years)
3. Community.

One of the category finalists will be selected as the overall NSW Environmental Educator of the Year. Finalists will be invited to attend AAEE NSW's Green Ed Drinks event at 6pm on Thursday 4 October 2018, where the winners will be announced.

Thanks to our 2018 prize sponsors:

2017 Award

Congratulations to Nick Carson, winner of the 2017 NSW Environmental Educator of the Year Award! Nick was presented with his award at the NSW Environmental Education conference dinner on 29 November, in recognition of his work on the Tuggerah Lakes Estuary Education program with the Central Coast Council. Congratulations also to Radka Dostal, who won the Community category of the Award for her work with the Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living.

See our News story on the Awards, where Nick and Radka are pictured.

Past winners - NSW Environmental Educator of the Year Award 

2016   Owen Dunlop

2015   Judy Christie

2014   Jem Hansen

2013   Susan Mayo

2012   Phil Smith

2011    Nell Graham

2010   Rosemary Hadaway 

2009   Grahame Collier

2008   Syd Smith

2007   Helen Tyas Tunggal 

2006   Helen Scott

2004   Bill Dixon

2002   Stuart DeLandre

2001-2 Cameron Archer and Colin Mondy

2000   No Award (due to dissolution of the AAEE State Executive)

1999   Christine Prietto

1998   Sue and Col Lennox  

1997   Alan Fox 

1996   David Goldney   

1994   Joan Webb   

1993   Max Maddock   

1992   Beryl Strom   

1991   Ken Schaefer 

1990   Carolyn Pettigrew  

1989   Geoff Young  

1988   Neil Dufty   

1987   Kevin McDonald   

1986   Peter Metcalfe    

1985   Di Collins  

1984   Jack Sinclair 

1983   Brian Gilligan    

1982   David Tribe   

1981   Allen Strom    

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